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Rockingham County (Town of Elkton) - Route 340 (North Stuart Avenue)

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Advertise for Construction Fall 2014

Cost
The total estimated cost for this project is $1,661,678.

Lengths and Limits
Length: 0.40 mile; From: Spotswood Avenue To: F Street

Locality
Rockingham

District
Staunton

Contact
Lester Kodger, Project Manager
540-332-9290

Project Details

This project is located on North Stuart Avenue (Route 340) from Spotswood Avenue to F Street in the Town of Elkton.  The project will provide a new sidewalk and widen various roadway sections.  Currently there is sidewalk on the west side of North Stuart Avenue from Spotswood Avenue to C Street.  No other pedestrian or bicycle accommodations exist in this area.

A five-foot wide new sidewalk will be constructed on the west side of North Stuart Avenue from Spotswood Avenue to F Street. Curb and gutter will be added to the construction from E Street to F Street on North Stuart Avenue and will provide improved drainage in this area.

North Stuart Avenue will be widened to 40 feet between E Street and F Street.  This will match the existing 40-foot roadway width on North Stuart Avenue from Spotswood Avenue to E Street.

The Elkton town water line will be replaced between Spotswood Avenue and F Street.

E Street will receive minor widening between North Stuart Avenue and Terrace Avenue.

The project will also modify the Terrace Avenue connection with North Stuart Avenue.

The existing average daily traffic volume on North Stuart Avenue is 8,695 vehicles per day and is anticipated to increase to 10,726 vehicles per day by the year 2034.

During construction there will be periods of single lane traffic in the work zone with flagger traffic control.  Most of the construction will feature two-lane traffic throughout the project.

The total estimated cost for this project is $1,661,678, including $189,845 for preliminary engineering, $467,000 for right of way and $1,004,833 for construction.

What’s Next

Public hearing:  June 6, 2012
Begin right of way activities:  Summer 2012
Advertise for construction:  Fall 2014

Media and Public Events

Public Hearing
June 6, 2012, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Elkton Town Council Chambers
Elkton Area Community Center
20593 Blue and Gold Drive
Elkton, Virginia 22827

Benefits of Project

Pedestrian safety will be enhanced with the construction of new sidewalk from  Spotswood Avenue to F Street.  Additionally drainage in the vicinity of E Street and F Street will be improved with the addition of curb and gutter.

During Construction

During construction there will be periods of single lane traffic in the work zone with flagger traffic control.  Most of the construction will feature two-lane traffic throughout the project.

Traffic Alerts

Traffic alerts can be found on the VDOT website under Travel Center, Travel advisories and lane closures. Click on the area of the state you are interested in, and view current travel advisories and lane closures. Click here to go to the Staunton District Travel Center page:  Staunton District

 

Real-time traffic information is available on the VDOT 511Virginia.org website and also by calling 511 on your landline or wireless phone.  Click here to go to 511:  Virginia 511 Web

Project Numbers

State  0340-216-123,P101, R201, M501
Federal  2H004
UPC  93876

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