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STA22-083

May 27, 2022



STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR MAY 30 - JUNE 3, 2022
Highway Work Zones in the VDOT 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 or revised entry since last week’s report.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
Mile marker 21 to 24, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for pavement patching, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June 30.
*NEW* Mile marker 29 to 30, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for painting of Route 42 bridge, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 5.
*UPDATE* Exit 35, westbound – Partial off-ramp closure for bridge painting, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 5.

PRIMARY ROADS
*UPDATE* Route 42 (Forty Two Road) – Northbound and southbound alternating lane closures for painting of I-64 overpass bridges, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 5.
*NEW* Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control between Route 600 (Rumsey Road) and Route 772 ( Boys Home Road) for inspection of bridge over railway, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Route 269 (Longdale Furnace Road) – Eastbound and westbound alternating closures for painting of I-64 overpass bridges, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 5.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, pothole patching and shoulder repairs. Street sweeping with mobile operations. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditch work, asphalt patching, pothole patching and brush cutting. Street sweeping with mobile operations. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Route 648 (Talbots Lane) and Route 646 (Meadow View Road), Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs and pipe cleaning. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe cleaning. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 177 to 174, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 29.
Exit 205 – Northbound ramp shoulder closures 24/7 with occasional overnight ramp closures as needed. Traffic restrictions are for interchange improvements with estimated completion in fall 2022.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Northbound and southbound lane closures for paving operations between Route 706 (Borden Grant Trail) and Obstgarten Hill, Tuesday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 606 (Raphine Road) – Lane closures possible in area of I-81 northbound ramps during daytime or overnight hours. Traffic restrictions are due to interchange improvements with estimated completion in fall 2022.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for grading, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, pavement patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pothole patching and shoulder repairs. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting, pipe cleaning, tree removal, adding stone to unpaved roads, pavement patching, and ditch work. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
Mile marker 88 to 90, eastbound – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance to bridge over Christians Creek, May 31 – June 9 nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.
Mile marker 96 to 100, eastbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement patching, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 29.
Mile marker 96 to 100, eastbound – Overnight single lane closures for fog light maintenance on Afton Mountain, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

INTERSTATE 81
*NEW* Mile marker 218 to 221, northbound and southbound – Overnight single lane closures for inspection of bridge over Folly Mills Creek, Tuesday night from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 219 to 220, northbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mile marker 219 to 225, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 29.
*NEW* Mile marker 224 to 223, southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 232 rest area, northbound – Daily parking restrictions for paving operations, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Intermittent rest area closures for on- or off-ramp paving Tuesday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 250 (Richmond Avenue, Staunton) – Eastbound and westbound flagger traffic control between Route 261 (Statler Boulevard) and Route 4943 (National Avenue/Powell Street), Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Overnight closures of Route 261 (Statler Boulevard) intersection May 31 – June 16 nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Traffic restrictions are for roadway and signal improvements.
Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Route 819 (Bittersweet Lane) and Route 709 (Smoky Row Road), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 3.

SECONDARY ROADS
*UPDATE* Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Shoulder closures for water-line installation between Route 660 (Lake Road) and Route 848 (Rankin Lane), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 30.
*NEW* Route 613 (Kyles Mill Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 747/613 (Mossy Creek Road) and Route 42 (Scenic Highway) for replacement of bridge over Mossy Creek, May 31 – July 28. Follow posted detour.
*NEW* Route 781 (Bald Rock Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 744 (Lea Port Road) for stream bank repairs and drainage work, Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 241 to 238, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling, paving and striping operations through June 16 nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Mile marker 242 to 245, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for soil and rock testing at the bridges over Blacks Run and Norfolk Southern railway, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 2, excluding Memorial Day weekend.
*NEW* Mile marker 243 to 242, southbound – No lane closures but removing brush near shoulders, Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 252 to 251, southbound – Shoulder closures for brush removal including Exit 251 ramps, June 1-10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mile marker 252 to 248, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling, paving and striping operations through June 16 nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing operations. Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 682 (Friedens Church Road) – Closed between Route 867 (North River Road) and Route 989 (Creekside Drive) for roadway improvements and bridge replacement at Pleasant Run. Follow posted detour. Speed limit on detour route is 25 miles an hour. Estimated project completion April 2023.
*NEW* Route 4128 (Pleasant Valley Road, Harrisonburg) – Overnight road closures between Route 11 (Main Street) and Early Road for soil and rock testing at the bridge over I-81, June 5-9 nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Follow posted detour.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe cleaning. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 211/340 (Lee Highway, Luray) – Turn lanes closed to Route 737 (Northcott Drive) and no left turns for westbound traffic onto Route 211 Business (West Main Street). Traffic restrictions are for road improvements through June 30. Follow posted detours. Project completion scheduled for December 2022.
Route 211/340 – Single-lane traffic between Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) and Route 646 (Oak Leaf Road). Westbound traffic uses median crossover to share eastbound bridge over Shenandoah River South Fork. Work zone speed limit 45 miles an hour. Traffic restrictions are for westbound bridge replacement with estimated completion in summer 2022.
Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Shoulder closures for road improvements between Route 211 (Lee Highway) and Carillon Drive through December 2022.
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing operations. Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 737 (Northcott Drive) – Closed between Route 211/340 and Route 211 Business (West Main Street) for road improvements and roundabout construction through December 2022. Follow posted detour.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe cleaning. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
*NEW* Mile marker 271 to 272, northbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 288 to 287, southbound – Overnight single lane closures for pothole patching May 31 – June 2 nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Mile marker 294 to 299, northbound and southbound – No lane closures, but survey work in the right-of-way, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through June 3.
*NEW* Mile marker 295 to 299, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for paving operations, May 31 – June 29 nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Overnight closures of Exits 296 and 298 as needed.
Mile marker 295 to 297, northbound – Shoulder closures for soil and rock testing, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June 3.
Mile marker 295 to 299, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for soil and rock testing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 2. Shoulder closures during daylight hours.
Mile marker 296 to 299, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures for utility work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion June 25.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Flagger traffic control as needed between Route 720 (Wissler Road) and Mount Jackson town limits, weekdays from 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Work zone speed limit 45 miles an hour. Traffic restrictions are for replacement of North Fork Shenandoah River bridge. Estimated completion August 2023.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 720 (Wissler Road) – Closed until further notice just west of Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) due to damage to Meems Bottom bridge. Follow posted detour.


FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
*UPDATE* Mile marker 300 to 323, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for guardrail work, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through June 10.
*NEW* Mile marker 309 to 310, northbound and southbound – Overnight single lane closures for inspection of bridge over Opequon Creek, Tuesday night from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 310 to 311, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures for inspection of Route 37 bridge, Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Exit 313, southbound – Overnight closures of on-ramp for pothole patching, Tuesday through Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Main Street, Middletown) – Alternating lane closures for storm sewer installation between Route 627 (Reliance Road) and Skirmisher Lane, Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
*NEW* Route 37 – Southbound shoulder closures near the ramp from Route 622 for sign work, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Route 50/17 (Millwood Pike) – Overnight single lane closures between I-81 on- and off-ramps for repairs to bridge over I-81, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through June 9.
Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Single-lane closures between Route 654 (Poorhouse Road) and West Virginia state line for safety enhancement project. Work zone active during daytime and nighttime hours. On four-lane portion of roadway, no eastbound lane closures from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m., and no westbound lane closures from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion October 31.
Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) – Both shoulders closed 24/7 between I-81 ramps and Route 1075 (Nottoway Drive) for roadway and utility reconstruction project with completion in November 2022.
Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Southbound traffic uses median crossovers between Route 644 and Route 1054 (Clydesdale Drive) to share northbound Opequon Creek bridge. Northbound and southbound traffic limited to one lane. Work zone is for bridge replacement with completion scheduled for September 2022.
*NEW* Various roads – Mobile lane closures for line-painting operations on Routes 7, 11, 50 and 522, Friday through Monday (June 3-6) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Alternating lane closures for road and utility work between Route 11 (Main Street, Middletown) and Route 1116 (Carolyn Avenue), Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Various roads – Alternating lane closures on Route 657 (Senseny Road), Route 736 (Rossum Lane), Route 867 (Twinbrook Circle) and Route 868 (Glenridge Drive) just west of Clarke County line for roadway and utility work, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming, weekdays during daylight hours.


CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Various roads – Mobile lane closures for line-painting operations on Routes 7, Business 7, 340 and 522, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thursday.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66
Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 25.
*NEW* Mile marker 5 to 6, eastbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 8 to 7, westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mile marker 8 to 7, westbound – Right lane closures for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 25.

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for soil and rock testing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of June 2.
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound and southbound – No lane closures, but survey work in the right-of-way, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through June 3.
Mile marker 300 to 299, southbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 25.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Various roads – Mobile lane closures for line-painting operations on Route 55, 79, 340 and 522, Tuesday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


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

To obtain traffic alerts and traveler information, dial 511 or go to http://www.511Virginia.org. The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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