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STA22-145

Oct. 14, 2022



STAUNTON DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT FOR OCTOBER 17 - 21, 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

Mile marker 10 to 37, eastbound – Right lane closures for pavement patching, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday (October 15).
*NEW* Mile marker 15 to 16, eastbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 22 to 14, westbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning operations, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 25 to 29, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, including along Exit 27 off-ramps, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mile marker 42 to 39, westbound – Right lane closures for pavement patching, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday (October 15).

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 18 (Potts Creek Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 1215 (Cherokee Trail) and Route 656 (Redbud Road) for tree removal operations, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 60 (Madison Street) – Westbound right lane closures for curb and gutter installation between I-64 exit 16 on-ramp and Route 667 (Wrightstown Avenue), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) – Flagger and pilot vehicle traffic control for milling, paving and striping operations between I-64 interchange and Route 311 (Kanawha Trail), 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 28.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, pothole patching and shoulder repairs. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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


BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
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
*NEW* Mile marker 48 to 44, westbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning operations, Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Mile marker 56 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Alternating shoulder closures for painting of Route 763 bridge, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 30.

INTERSTATE 81
*NEW* Mile marker 178 to 183, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, including along Exit 180 off-ramps, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*NEW* Mile marker 191 to 185, southbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning operations, Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Exit 191, northbound – Shoulder closures along ramp to I-64 westbound for painting of overpass bridge, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 30.
*NEW* Exit 205, northbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work along off-ramp, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Single-lane closures for paving operations between Obstgarten Hill (Fairfield) and Augusta County line. Flagger traffic control at crossovers and northern end of project. Traffic restrictions are from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 42 (Virginia Avenue) – Flagger traffic control between Augusta County line and Black Oak Lane for maintenance to bridge over Cove Run, October 17 – 28 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Route 42 (Virginia Avenue) – Flagger traffic control between Goshen town limits and Route 39 (Maury River Road) for maintenance to bridge over Calfpasture River, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October 28.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Mobile lane closures for mowing. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
*UPDATE* Route 669 (Beatty Hollow) – Flagger traffic control between Route 670 (Borden Road) and Route 60 (Midland Trail) for maintenance of bridge over Whistle Creek, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Route 763 (Lincoln Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 788 (Warm Run Road) and Route 631 (Old Buena Vista Road) for painting of I-81 overpass bridge, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 30.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for grading, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, pavement patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Mobile lane closures for mowing. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 84 (Mill Gap Road) – Shoulder closures between Route 637 (Dug Bank Road/Maple Sugar Road) and Route 220 (Jackson River Road) for tree removal operations, October 17 – 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*NEW* Route 220 (Jackson River Road) – Shoulder closures between Route 605 (Vinegar Run Road) and Route 606 (Dry Branch Road/Lamb Hollow Road) for tree removal operations, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 250 (Mountain Turnpike/Highland Turnpike) – Shoulder closures between Route 637 (Dug Bank Road) and Route 629 (Strait Creek Road) for tree removal operations, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through October 28.
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
*UPDATE* Mile marker 95 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance to various bridges, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.
Mile marker 100 to 96, westbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for installation of rumble strips, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Sunday night (October 16).

INTERSTATE 81
*NEW* Exit 221, southbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work along ramp to I-64, October 17 – 31 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Mile marker 233 to 237, northbound and southbound – Alternating shoulder closures for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 28.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 234 to 237, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for survey and soil-testing work, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through night of October 28.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 276 (Keezletown Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving and shoulder widening between Route 2004 (Bluestone Drive) and Rockingham County line, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. through October 24.
Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations between Edelweiss Lane and Route 694 (Swartzel Shop Road), 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. through October 24.
Route 363 (College Lane) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations between just east of Route 11 (Lee Highway) on Blue Ridge Community College campus, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. through October 24.
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing operations. Flagger traffic control for drainage work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control as needed for utility work between Route 848 (Rankin Lane) and Route 633 (Patton Farm Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 31.
Route 662 (Greenville School Road) – Flagger traffic control just west of Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) for maintenance to bridge over Pine Run, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October 28.
Route 692 (Rocky Spring Lane) – Flagger traffic control near Route 600 (Mable Valley Road) for bridge maintenance, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing operations. Flagger traffic control for drainage work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 237 to 263, northbound and southbound – Alternating shoulder closures for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 28.
Mile marker 248 to 242, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for paving operations, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of October 30.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 42 (East Lee Street, Broadway) – Flagger and pilot vehicle traffic control for milling, paving, and shoulder work between Route 259 (West Lee Street) and Route 42 (Timber Way), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Wednesday.
Route 259 (West Lee Street, Broadway) – Flagger traffic control for preparation work to replace Linville Creek bridge between Route 42 (Main Street) and Route 1411 (Shenandoah Avenue), 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through November 23.
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.
Route 720 (Smithland Road/Old Furnace Road) – Closed between Route 718 (Old Furnace Road) and Route F-238 (Buffalo Drive) for replacement of Route 720 bridge with estimated completion in fall 2023. 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) – Eastbound and westbound shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 340 south and Rappahannock County line, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 28.
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 October 30. Follow posted detours. Project completion scheduled for December 2022.
Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Shoulder closures for road improvements between Route 211 (Lee Highway) and Carillon Drive through December 6.
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.
*UPDATE* Various roads – Shoulder closures for utility work on parts of Route 621 (Keystone Road), Route 624 (Pine Grove Road) and Route 635 (Forrest Drive), 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through October 27.
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
Mile marker 263 to 283, northbound and southbound – Alternating shoulder closures for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October 28.
Mile marker 282 to 294, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of October 30.
Mile marker 289 to 287, southbound – Overnight single lane closures for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday night.
Mile marker 295 to 299, northbound and southbound – Overnight shoulder closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Friday night.

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. to 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.
*UPDATE* Route 42 (Reservoir Road, Woodstock) – Northbound and southbound lane closures between Route 11 (Main Street) and Susan Avenue for railroad crossing maintenance, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 636 (Sand Ridge Road) – Road closed near Route 653 (Brook Creek Road) for Toms Brook bridge work through October 28. Follow posted detour.


FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 300 to 308, northbound and southbound – Overnight shoulder closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Friday night.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 301 to 323, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for inspection of various bridges, Sunday through Wednesday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Mile marker 317 to 300, southbound – Overnight single lane closures for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.
Mile marker 321 to 317, southbound – Overnight single lane closures for paving operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through night of November 14.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Eastbound and westbound left lane closures for utility work between Route 991 (Regency Lakes Drive) and Route 656 (Greenwood Road/First Woods Drive), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November 5.
Route 11 (Main Street, Middletown) – Alternating lane closures for storm sewer installation between Route 627 (Reliance Road) and Skirmisher Lane, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through January 6, 2023.
Route 37 – Northbound single lane closures between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) interchange and Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike) for maintenance to bridge over Route 11, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday.
Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control between Route 259 (Carpers Pike) and West Virginia state line for safety enhancement project, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Friday (October 21).
Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Northbound and southbound single lane closures for utility work between Route 756 (Macedonia Church Road) and FR-1053 (Clydesdale Drive), 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October 28.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Alternating lane closures for turn lane construction between Route 11 (Main Street, Middletown) and Route 1116 (Carolyn Avenue), 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through January 6, 2023.
Route 642 (Tasker Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations between Route 1030 (Mimosa Drive) and Route 37, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday (October 22).
Route 1210 (Dogwood Road) – Flagger traffic control for utility work near Route 1208 (Cardinal Lane) intersection, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October 28.
Route 1220 (Denny Lane) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Route 7 (Berryville Pike) and dead end, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October 28.
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 road improvements and utility work, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through January 6, 2023.


CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66
No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound and southbound – Overnight shoulder closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Friday night.
Mile marker 300 to 299, southbound – Overnight single lane closures for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 55 (Strasburg Road) – Possible shoulder closures for utility work between Route 616 (Messick Road/Richardson Road) and Front Royal town limits, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 28.
*NEW* Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for tree removal operations between Front Royal town limits and Route 79 (Apple Mountain Road), 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday.

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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