VDOT News - Staunton

RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Sandy.Myers@vdot.virginia.gov
540-292-2500 (cell)

Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
540-414-5670 (cell)

STA20-070

July 2, 2020



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JULY 6 – 10, 2020
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 or revised entry since last week’s report.

 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

*UPDATE* Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Mobile shoulder closures during daytime and nighttime hours for mowing operations through July 13.

*NEW* Mile marker 15 to 16, eastbound – Right lane closures for slope repairs, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Mile marker 16 to 18, eastbound – Right shoulder closure for soil work, 9 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 26 to 29, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*NEW* Mile marker 27 to 29, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for inspection of railroad overpass, Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 220 Business (A Street, Clifton Forge) – Closed 24/7 between Main Street (Route 60) and Verge Street for utility work. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion July 16.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 696 (Selma Low Moor Road) Temporary signals control traffic 24/7 between I-64 and Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) during bridge replacement at Karnes Creek. Estimated project completion in fall 2021.

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

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing. Flagger traffic control for pavement patching, shoulder repairs, pipe cleaning and tree/debris removal. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing. Flagger traffic control for pavement patching, shoulder repairs, pipe cleaning and tree/debris removal. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

*UPDATE* Mile marker 186 to 180, southbound – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations, Monday to Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 190 to 191, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of Route 631 bridge, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 17.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 39 (Maury River Road) – Mobile traffic control for pavement marking between Route 750 (Alphin Lane) and Route 39A (Main Street, Goshen), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 10.

*NEW* Route 60 (East Midland Trail) – Eastbound and westbound right lane closures for inspection of Route 11 overpass just east of Lexington, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing. 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 602 (Walkers Creek Road) – Stop and proceed traffic pattern for replacement of bridge over Walkers Creek, about 0.5 mile north of Route 724 (Hays Creek Road). Estimated completion August 2020.

Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing. 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 shoulder repairs. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

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

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

*UPDATE* Mile marker 91 to 95, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for guardrail work at various locations, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 209 to 219, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving, Monday through Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion August 2020.

*NEW* Mile marker 211 to 210, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridge over Route 675, Monday through Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 24.

*UPDATE* Exit 221, southbound – Overnight right lane closure along ramp to I-64 for soil work, 9 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 229 to 228, southbound – Shoulder closures for sign work, Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Mile marker 229 to 230, northbound – Overnight right lane closure for soil work, 8 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday.

PRIMARY ROADS

*UPDATE* Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) – Shoulder closures between Route 647 (Christians Creek Road) and Route 1402 (First Street) for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 23.

Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) – Traffic diversion in place for Bell Creek bridge replacement between Route 732 (Franks Mill Road) and western intersection with Route 840 (Old Churchville Road). Detour uses temporary bridge and portion of Route 732. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2021.

Route 276 (Keezletown Road) – Flagger traffic control for maintenance of North River bridge at Rockingham County line. Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 10.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 732 (Franks Mill Road) – Traffic pattern change for Bell Creek bridge replacement near intersection with Route 250 (Churchville Avenue). Part of Route 732 serves as detour for Route 250 traffic. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2021.

Route 759 (Oak Hill School Road) – Road closed between Route 728 (Stover Shop Road) and Route 756 (Buck Hill Road) for bridge replacement at Moffett Creek. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion July 24.

Various roads – Mobile work zones in the Swoope, Craigsville, Verona, Moscow, Fishersville and Mint Spring areas for mowing, pothole patching, brush cutting and grading non-hard surface roads. Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 2020.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

*NEW* Mile Marker 244 to 246 including Exit 245, northbound – Overnight right lane closure and full closure of off-ramp to Route 253 (Port Republic Road) for paving operations. Monday through Wednesday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 256 to 258, northbound and southbound – Northbound and southbound left and right shoulders closed 24/7 for bridge replacement and interchange improvements with estimated completion in spring 2021.

PRIMARY ROADS

*UPDATE* Route 11 (Valley Pike) – Possible flagger traffic control as needed in the area of the I-81 exit 257 interchange due to bridge replacement and interchange improvements. Estimated project completion spring 2021.

Route 276 (Cross Keys Road) – Flagger traffic control for maintenance of North River bridge at Augusta County line. Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 10.

SECONDARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 642 (Captain Yancey Road) – Road closing July 6 between Route 340 (Eastside Highway) and Route 649 (Island Ford Road) for bridge replacement at Gap Run. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion July 24.

Route 771 (Chrisman Road) – Road closed between Route 613 (Singers Glen Road) and Route 771 (Polecat Hollow Road) for bridge replacement at Muddy Creek. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion August 15.

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 211 – 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.
*NEW* Route 340 – Mobile right lane closures between Luray town limits and Warren County line for vegetation management, Wednesday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

*UPDATE* Route 616 (Leaksville Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 639 (Lakewood Road) and Route 644 (Big Oak Road), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 30.

*UPDATE* Route 766 (Hamburg Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 646 (Kauffmans Mill Road) and Route 647 (Homestead Drive), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 23.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 268 to 269, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridges over Shenandoah River North Fork, Monday through Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 10.

Mile marker 268 to 269, northbound – Right shoulder closed 24/7 for off-ramp improvements at exit 269. Work zone active 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. behind concrete barrier. Estimated project completion November 20.

Mile marker 269 to 298, northbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mile marker 277 to 280, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for paving and line painting, Sunday through Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. through July 17.

*NEW* Mile marker 280 to 283, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for paving and line painting, Sunday through Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. from July 12 to August 28.

*NEW* Mile marker 291 to 292, northbound and southbound – Alternating shoulder closures for inspection of bridges over Route 651, Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Mile marker 294 to 298 including Exit 296, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures for sign installations along I-81 and interchange ramps, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 620 (Smith Creek Road) – Road closed just south of intersection with Route 732 (Cardinal Road) for Smith Creek bridge replacement. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion December 2020.

Route 623 (Coal Mine Road) – Road closed just east of Route 606 (Moores Ford Road) for Cedar Creek bridge replacement at Frederick County line. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 2021.

Route 698 (Orchard Drive, Mount Jackson) – Road closed just west of Route 263 (Bryce Boulevard/Orkney Grade) for Mill Creek bridge replacement. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 2021.

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

                                   

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 302 to 303 including Exit 302, northbound – Right shoulders closed 24/7 for interchange improvements at exit 302. Work takes place behind concreate barriers. Estimated project completion November 20.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 315 to 324, northbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning, Monday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mile marker 312 to 313, northbound and southbound Overnight alternating lane closures as needed for bridge construction over I-81, weeknights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Left and right shoulders closed 24/7. Work zone speed limit 60 mph. Estimated project completion August 28.

Exit 321, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures on interchange ramps for paving operations, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 17.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 11 (Main Street, Stephens City) – Lane closures for tree removal operations between Fairfax Street (Route 631) and Martin Street (Route 1001), Wednesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 623 (Fromans Road) – Closed for bridge replacement at Cedar Creek just west of Route 622 (Cedar Creek Grade) at Shenandoah County line. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 2021.

Route 655 (Sulphur Springs Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for roadway reconstruction between Route 50 (Millwood Pike) and Route 656 (Greenwood Road). Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Estimated project completion July 2020.

*UPDATE* 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) – Eastbound right shoulder closures near Route 340 interchange for tree removal operations, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

*NEW* Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) – Southbound lane closures between Route 623 (Gaylord Road) and West Virginia State line for tree removal operations, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

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

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 1 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of various bridges, Sunday through Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 17.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

*UPDATE* 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.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s 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.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at http://www.VirginiaDOT.org

(END)



Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: July 2, 2020