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STA18–148

Sept. 7, 2018



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 10-14, 2018
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

STAUNTON – The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley:  Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.

Scheduled work is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. When traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

(NEW) or (UPDATE) indicates a new entry or a revised entry since last week’s report.

 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 60 (Madison Street, Covington) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Covington city limits and Route 675 (White Oak Drive). September 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


SECONDARY ROADS

Route 638 (Natural Well Road) – Road closed for Jackson River bridge replacement between Route 687 (Jackson River Road) and Route 666 (East Morris Hill Road). Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion summer 2019.

Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Totten Drive (Frontage Road 203) and South Byrd Avenue. Weekdays through December 2018 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing at various locations. Flagger traffic control for pipe replacements and patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 176 to 205, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge sweeping. September 10-14 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 181 to 180, southbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work from 9 p.m. September 11 through 5 a.m. September 12.

Exit 188 (Lexington/Buena Vista), northbound – Overnight right lane closures for milling and paving of northbound on-ramp and acceleration lane, through September 10 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Ramp will remain open.

(NEW) Mile marker 195 to 202, northbound and southbound – Early morning slow-roll traffic delay for during overhead utility work. Sunday, September 9, for brief period between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 200 to 197, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving. September 9 through October 5, Sunday to Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work in Fairfield community between Fairfield Elementary School and Obstgarten Lane. September 12-19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Alternating lane closures for electronic equipment maintenance between Frontage Road 739 (Econo Lane) and Route 752 (Hunter Hill Road). September 11-12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 56 (Tye River Turnpike) – Lane closures as needed for pavement work from Route 761 (Vesuvius) to Nelson County line. Through September 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   

(NEW) Route 60 (Midland Trail), westbound – Alternating lane closures for milling and paving between Buena Vista city limits and I-81 interchange. September 13-28 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 60 (Midland Trail), westbound – Overnight right lane closures for milling and paving of ramp to northbound I-81, through September 10 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Ramp will remain open.

(NEW) Route 130 (Wert Faulkner Highway) – Flagger traffic control for inspection of Maury River bridge near Glasgow, September 14 from 12 noon to 4:30 p.m.

Route 501 – Flaggers and pilot truck traffic control for milling, paving and line-painting from Buena Vista southern city limit to Amherst County line, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday through September 21.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, patching/paving, pothole repairs, shoulder improvements and brush cutting.  Mobile work zones for mowing. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 662 (Springbranch Road) – Road closed September 10-20 for bridge replacement at Spring Branch Creek just south of Route 612 (Bluegrass Trail). Follow posted detour.

(NEW) Route 692 (Cedar Creek Road) – Right shoulder closures for sign installation at intersection with Route 610 (Plank Road) near Natural Bridge. September 10-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, patching/paving, pothole repairs, ditch/shoulder improvements and brush cutting.  Mobile work zones for mowing. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Mountain Turnpike) Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 637 (Maple Sugar Road) to West Virginia state line. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 678 (Bullpasture River Road) – “Stop and proceed” traffic control 24/7 and occasional flagging operations for culvert installation between Route 612 (McClung Road) and Route 610 (Jobs Hill Road) near McDowell. Active work zone Monday to Friday through September 20.   

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditching and patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY    

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 87 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge sweeping. September 12-17 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 93 to 95, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation. September 10-21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Exit 94, westbound – Off-ramp to Route 340 narrows for guardrail work. September 12-13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 99 to 101, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation. September 10-21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Overnight left lane closures for mowing. Through September 15 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound – Right shoulder closures for mowing, litter pickup and weedeating. Through September 16 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 210 to 237, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge sweeping. September 12-17 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 211 to 209, southbound – Overnight right lane closures for bridge maintenance, September 10-14 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 218 to 220, northbound – Overnight right lane closures (8 p.m. to 7 a.m.) and 24/7 right shoulder closure for ramp extension work. Exit 220 remains open. Estimated completion September 15.

Mile marker 222 to 219 southbound – Overnight right lane closures (8 p.m. to 7 a.m.) and 24/7 right shoulder closures for ramp extension work. Interchange ramps remain open. Through October 31.

(NEW) Mile marker 228 to 229, northbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work from 9 p.m. September 10 to 4 a.m. September 11.

Mile marker 227 to 222, southbound – Overnight lane closures with temporary ramp closures for milling and paving. Monday to Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through October 2018.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work between Route 701 (Howardsville Road) and Route 1403 (Second Street, Jollivue). September 10-14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Northbound lane or shoulder closures for utility work in Verona area between Route 1920 (Sutton Road) and Route 1917 (Church Street). September 10-12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Brief slow-roll traffic delay (30 minutes or less) for utility work in Verona area between Route 1920 (Sutton Road) and Route 1919 (Verona Court Boulevard). Sunday, September 16, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.

(NEW) Route 42 (Little Calfpasture Highway) – Shoulder closures for mowing operations from Craigsville town limits to Rockbridge County line. September 10-14 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 42 (Scenic Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 738 (Roudabush Lane) to Route 829 (Clark Lane). Through September 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 (Hankey Mountain Highway) – Flagger traffic control for drainage pipe cleaning at various locations between Route 736 (Jennings Gap Road) and Route 715 (Braley Pond Road). September 10-14 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 (Hankey Mountain Highway/Shenandoah Mountain Drive) – Shoulder closures for mowing operations between Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) and Highland County line. September 10-14 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 250 (Churchville Avenue/Hankey Mountain Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement treatment from Staunton western city limits to Route 722 (Vinegar Hill Road), from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 14.

(NEW) Route 254 (Parkersburg Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control for pavement testing between Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) and Route 612 (Frog Pond Road). September 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Closed to through traffic between Route 912 (Hodge Street) and Campbell Lane for road and intersection improvements. Residents, school buses and emergency vehicles have access. All other traffic uses posted detour route. Closure in place through fall 2018.

Route 649 (Round Hill Drive) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 643 (Augusta Farms Road) to Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road). Through November 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 662 – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 693 (Berry Moore Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 681 (Mount Hermon Road) – Flagger traffic control from Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) to Route 602 (Walker Creek Road) for Rural Rustic project. Through September 30 from 7 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.

Route 697 (Old Greenville Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road). Rural Rustic project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road). Rural Rustic project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 753 (Nash Road) – Flagger traffic control for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 42 (Scenic Highway) to Route 910 (Wampler Lane). Through October 31 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 775 (Buttermilk Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road). Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 834 (Hickory Hill Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 631 (Ladd Road) to Route 640 (Goose Creek Road). Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 853 (Poor Creek Road) – Right shoulder closure for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to dead end. Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for grading work on unpaved roads in the Swoope area. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (North Valley Pike) – Lane closures as needed for pavement work between Route 985 (Pickering Lane) and Shenandoah County line. Through September 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Overnight lane closures for milling and paving between Route 276 (Cross Keys Road) and Route 644 (Resort Drive/Mount Olivet Church Road), September 12-28 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Route 33 (Rawley Pike) – Overnight lane closures for bridge maintenance at various locations between Route 875 (Heatwole Road) and West Virginia state line. September 10-28 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Overnight lane closures for bridge work over Cub Run near Penn Laird, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through September 14.

(NEW) Route 42 (Warm Springs Pike) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Bridgewater town limits to Augusta County line. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 42 (Warm Springs Pike/John Wayland Highway) – Mobile lane closures for line painting between Harrisonburg southern city limits and Augusta County line. September 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 42 (Harpine Highway) – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 874 (Klines Mill Road) to Harrisonburg northern city limits. Through September 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving at various locations between Harrisonburg city limits and Route 276 (Cross Keys Road). Sunday through Thursday nights 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through September 14.

(NEW) Route 257 – Mobile lane closures for line painting between Bridgewater eastern town limit and Route 924 (Briery Branch Road). September 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Route 257 (Ottobine Road) Signal-controlled single-lane traffic during bridge replacement at Dry Run. Vehicles limited to 13 feet in width. Estimated completion December 2018.

SECONDARY ROADS 

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Temporary signals control traffic across bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Page county line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion  November 2018.

Route 650 (Power Dam Road) – Road closed through October 10 for bridge replacement over Stony Run. Closure is between Route 649 (Island Ford Road) and Route 650 (Three Springs Road). Follow posted detours.

Route 701 (Cooks Creek Road) – Shoulder closures for pavement marking from Route 726 (Mount Clinton Pike) to Route 763 (Singers Glen Road) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

(NEW) Route 709 (Autumn Lane) – Road closed between Route 710 (Ridgedale Road) and Route 704 (Osceola Springs Road) for water line replacement from 7 a.m. September 10 through 7 a.m. September 11. Follow posted detour.

Route 738 (Dry River Road, Bridgewater area) – Road closed to all traffic (including pedestrians and bicycles) south of Route 257 during bridge and intersection construction. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion December 2018. 

Route 910 (Switchboard Road) – Right shoulder closures for pavement marking from Harrisonburg city limit to Route 763 (Mount Clinton Pike) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

(NEW) Route 955 (Jacksons Way) – Closed to through traffic between Route 340 (East Side Highway) and Route 253 (Port Republic Road) during Rural Rustic Road maintenance. Flaggers will assist local traffic. September 11-14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

(NEW) Route 1604 (Tiger Camp Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 253 (Port Republic Road) and Route 955 (Jacksons Way) during Rural Rustic Road maintenance. Flaggers will assist local traffic. September 11-14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Road closed through December 1 for replacement of bridge over Hawksbill Creek. Follow posted detours.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Flaggers or temporary signals control traffic on both sides of the bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Rockingham County line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 264, southbound – Shoulder closure for sign work, September 12 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Includes off-ramp at exit 264 (New Market).

(NEW) Exit 279, northbound – Exit ramp to Route 185 narrowed during overnight hours for bridge work over Stony Creek. September 10-14 from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 286 to 287, northbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for guardrail work from 10 p.m. September 10 through 6 a.m. September 11.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Be alert for construction traffic between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County, for finishing work related to new Cedar Creek bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 628 (Middle Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement marking from Route 48/55 (John Marshall Highway) to Route 606 (Gap Road) through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 321 to 322, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures as needed for bridge work on Route 672 overpass bridge at exit 321 (Clearbrook). Through September 28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures for pavement marking from Winchester northern city limit to end of divided highway (2 miles north of Winchester). Through December 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 37, southbound – Overnight lane closures for bridge work over W&W Railroad near Winchester northern city limits. September 9-14 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Be alert for traffic-signal inspections at various intersections during overnight hours. September 10-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 661 (Welltown Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving from Route 671 (Cedar Hill Road) to Route 669 (Rest Church Road). September 10-14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 672 (Hopewell Road, Clearbrook) – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance of bridge over I-81, through September 28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Route 1397 (Shannon Court) – Flagger traffic control for paving from southern cul-de-sac to northern cul-de-sac. September 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1398 (Balygar Drive) – Flagger traffic control for paving from Route 621 (Merrimans Lane) to Route 1397 (Shannon Court). September 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1399 (Robinson Drive) – Flagger traffic control for paving from Route 621 (Merrimans Lane) to dead end. September 10-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Be alert for traffic-signal inspections at various intersections during overnight hours. September 10-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Alternating lane closures for inspection of eastbound and westbound railroad bridges near Berryville. September 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 340 (Buckmarsh Street) – Be alert for traffic-signal inspections at intersection with Route 1035 (Mosby Boulevard) in Berryville. September 10-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 1035 (Mosby Boulevard) – Be alert for traffic-signal inspections at intersection with Route 340 (Buckmarsh Street) in Berryville. September 10-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 13 to 10, westbound – Alternating lane closures for surface treatment, weekdays from 8 p.m. through 3 p.m. the following day. No traffic impacts from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Estimated completion September 20.


INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.


PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Be alert for construction traffic between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County as contractors remove old southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour.


SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

Vegetation management may take place district wide on various routes. Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.

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