News Releases - Culpeper

Nov. 17, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Weeks of Nov. 20-24 and Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017

Nov. 9, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Nov. 13-17, 2017

Nov. 7, 2017
RT. 623 BRIDGE TO CLOSE NOV. 13 FOR REPLACEMENT
Use alternate routes during three-month closure

Nov. 3, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Nov. 6-10, 2017

Nov. 3, 2017
OPAL CROSSOVER PROJECT FINISHES AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Rt. 15/17/29 improvements near Quarles Truck Stop will reduce crashes

Oct. 27, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017

Oct. 20, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Oct. 23-27, 2017

Oct. 13, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Oct. 16-20, 2017

Oct. 6, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Oct. 9-13, 2017

Oct. 6, 2017
VDOT INSTALLING RUMBLE STRIPS FOR ROAD SAFETY
Pavement feature to help address run-off-road crashes in central Va.

Oct. 5, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN OCT. 9 AT RT. 20-53 INTERSECTION
Pavement marking adjustments will reduce weaving, improve traffic flow

Sept. 29, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Oct. 2-6, 2017

Sept. 22, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Sept. 25-29, 2017

Sept. 18, 2017
REHABILITATION WORK BEGINS SEPT. 25 ON RT. 604 BRIDGE
Use alternate routes during six-week closure

Sept. 15, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Sept. 18-22, 2017

Sept. 15, 2017
ROUTE 3 WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE
Project widened road to four lanes between Stevensburg and Lignum

Sept. 8, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Sept. 11-15, 2017

Sept. 6, 2017
RT. 641 BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REHABILITATION SEPT. 11
Bridge weight restriction will be removed after construction is complete

Sept. 5, 2017
VDOT INVITES COMMENT ON TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES
Sept. 11 town hall in Culpeper is second in series of nine meetings

Sept. 1, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Sept. 4-8, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017
DUMFRIES RD. WORK CONTINUING INTO OCTOBER
Turn lanes at Welford St., P.B. Smith Elementary will ease congestion on busy Fauquier route

Aug. 25, 2017
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE ON RT. 250 BRIDGE
Rt. 29/250 Bypass bridge rehabilitation will extend into October

Aug. 23, 2017
RT. 641 IN ALBEMARLE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC AUG. 28
Deck replacement on Preddy Creek bridge will take 5 days; follow posted detour route

Aug. 18, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 21-25, 2017

Aug. 18, 2017
OPAL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS AUG. 20
Project will close two crossovers and reconfigure one crossover near Quarles Truck Stop

Aug. 16, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN AHEAD ON NORTHBOUND ROUTE 28
Second northbound through lane will be added in Bealeton

Aug. 15, 2017
ROUTE 15 REDUCED TO ONE LANE AT CARYS CREEK
Temporary traffic signal will go into operation Aug. 18

Aug. 13, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 14-18, 2017

Aug. 9, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON RT. 230 BRIDGE OVER RAPIDAN RIVER
Temporary traffic signal will go into operation Aug. 9

Aug. 8, 2017
VDOT ANNOUNCES RT. 250 BRIDGE REHABILITATION SCHEDULE
Extended lane closures on the Route 250 bridge over Route 29/250 Bypass will begin Aug. 13

Aug. 4, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 7-11, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017
RT. 640 IN ALBEMARLE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC NEXT WEEK
Deck repairs to bridge over Norfolk Southern RR begin Monday, posted detour in effect until bridge reopens to traffic Friday

July 31, 2017
LEFT TURN LANE COMING TO ROUTE 17 IN OPAL
New turn lane will improve traffic flow through busy Fauquier County intersection

July 28, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 31-Aug. 4, 2017

July 21, 2017
RT. 29 WIDENING, BERKMAR DR. PROJECTS ARE COMPLETE
VDOT issues final acceptance nearly 3 ½ months early, within budget

July 21, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 24-28, 2017

July 21, 2017
RT. 250 BRIDGE PROJECT REQUIRES ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION
Extended lane closures needed to complete rehabilitation project

July 21, 2017
RT. 658 BRIDGE CLOSURE IN LOUISA EXTENDED
Additional work will require construction to continue until Sept. 22

July 19, 2017
FIVE OPERATORS EARN TOP HONORS IN ROADEO COMPETITION
Local VDOT Employees Will Represent Culpeper District in Statewide Skills Assessment

July 19, 2017
WARRENTON INTERCHANGE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RELEASED
Three shortlisted design-build teams will submit technical proposals by Nov. 30

July 14, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 17-21, 2017

July 11, 2017
BRIDGE PROJECT WILL CLOSE RT. 702 IN FAUQUIER CO.
Six-week superstructure replacement will begin July 17, posted detour in place

July 7, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 10-14, 2017

July 6, 2017
GOV. McAULIFFE ANNOUNCES OPENING OF TWO ROUTE 29 SOLUTIONS PROJECTS
Thursday Morning Event Celebrated Opening of Berkmar Extension, Route 29 Widening in Albemarle County

July 3, 2017
THIRD LANE OPEN ON RT. 29 WIDENING PROJECT
Motorists reminded that 40 mph speed limit through work zone remains in effect

July 2, 2017
BERKMAR DRIVE EXTENSION IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC
Third lane on Rt. 29 Widening Anticipated to Open to Traffic on Monday Morning

June 30, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 3-7, 2017

June 26, 2017
LANE CLOSURES COMING FOR RT. 250 BRIDGE WORK
Milling operations expected this week; weekend single-lane closures expected in July

June 23, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 26-30, 2017

June 16, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 19-23, 2017

June 14, 2017
TURN LANES COMING TO DUMFRIES ROAD AT WELFORD STREET
Developer working under VDOT permit to improve through travel on busy Fauquier route

June 13, 2017
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING TO BE HELD FOR RT. 20-231 ROUNDABOUT
Public invited to learn more about the proposed project June 20 at Montpelier

June 9, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 12-16, 2017

June 9, 2017
TRAFFIC SHIFT, SIGNAL WORK SCHEDULED IN RUCKERSVILLE
Rt. 607 motorists will shift to new pavement; Rt. 29 traffic reduced to one lane for signal work

June 9, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN AT RT. 29-666 INTERCHANGE JUNE 13
Route 29 southbound ramp will open to traffic; Route 666 eastbound traffic will shift right

June 9, 2017
FRIDAY NIGHT CLOSURE AT HILTON HEIGHTS RD., BERKMAR DR.
Berkmar Dr. closed at Woodbrook Dr. during pavement work for roundabout

June 2, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 5-9, 2017

June 2, 2017
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON RT. 53-618 ROUNDABOUT PROJECT
Submit comments in person June 13, via mail or email by June 23

May 31, 2017
NIGHTTIME CLOSURES ON RT. 29 WIDENING, BERKMAR PROJECTS
Ashwood Blvd., N. Hollymead Dr. entrances closed during signal work; traffic switch Friday night at Berkmar Dr. and Hilton Heights Rd.

May 26, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 29-June 2, 2017

May 25, 2017
RIO RD.-FOUR SEASONS DR. TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE REMOVED MAY 30
VDOT adjusting pavement markings at the intersection for better visibility, operations

May 19, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 22-26, 2017

May 17, 2017
VDOT REPAVING 400 MILES OF ROADS IN CENTRAL VA.
New interactive map shows paving progress, status statewide

May 15, 2017
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON RESTORATION OF WATERLOO BRIDGE
VDOT public hearing is May 9 in Warrenton; comments accepted through May 19

May 12, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 15-19, 2017

May 12, 2017
RT. 658 BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REHABILITATION MAY 22
Road will be closed for three months; motorists advised to use alternate routes

May 10, 2017
RT. 15/17/29 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT ADVERTISED MAY 9
Project will address median crossovers near Quarles Truck Stop

May 9, 2017
NEW FACILITATOR AT HYDRAULIC PANEL MEETING THURSDAY
Craig Eddy replaces Philip Shucet as facilitator for Route 29 Solutions advisory panels

May 8, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON ROUTE 3 MAY 10
Westbound lanes will open to two-lane traffic from Lignum to Clay Hill Road

May 5, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 8-12, 2017

May 2, 2017
DICKERSON RD. BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR MAJOR REPAIRS
Rt. 606 closed north of airport from May 8 to July 28; use Rt. 29 as detour

April 29, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 1-5, 2017

April 26, 2017
WARRENTON INTERCHANGE PUBLIC HEARING MAY 9
Public invited to submit comments about intersection improvements south of Warrenton

April 25, 2017
REHAB PROJECT BEGINS MONDAY ON RT. 628 BOX CULVERT
Motorists detoured during four-month closure

April 21, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of April 24-28, 2017

April 17, 2017
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES
Comments invited in person on April 25, via mail or email by May 16

April 14, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of April 17-21, 2017

April 11, 2017
RT. 655 BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REHABILITATION APRIL 17
Use alternate routes during four-week closure of Rappahannock County bridge

April 7, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of April 10-14, 2017

April 7, 2017
NEW ACCESS RAMP TO ROUTE 666 OPENS APRIL 10
Motorists should use caution while traffic adjusts to new traffic pattern

April 6, 2017
NORTH HOLLYMEAD DR. CLOSED OVERNIGHT FRIDAY
Traffic detour in place 9 p.m. Friday-6 a.m. Saturday during reconstruction at Route 29

April 6, 2017
I-64 WEST REDUCED TO ONE LANE THIS WEEKEND
Bridge work at mile 119 near Charlottesville from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

March 31, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of April 3-7, 2017

March 30, 2017
ASHWOOD BLVD., S. HOLLYMEAD CLOSED OVERNIGHT FRIDAY
Traffic detour in place 9 p.m. Friday-6 a.m. Saturday during reconstruction at Route 29

March 30, 2017
ONE LANE CLOSED ON I-64 EAST THIS WEEKEND
Bridge work at mile 119 near Charlottesville from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

March 27, 2017
RT. 245 WILL REOPEN TO TRAFFIC LATE TOMORROW
Road closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Broad Run bridge for removal of barrier wall

March 24, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of March 27-31, 2017

March 24, 2017
ROUTE 3 TRAFFIC SHIFT SET FOR MARCH 29 IN STEVENSBURG
Motorists should stay alert for new traffic pattern near York Road

March 21, 2017
FLASHING YELLOW ARROW COMING TO LAKE OF THE WOODS
To be activated March 28, new signal will improve safety, efficiency of left turns

March 17, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of March 20-24, 2017

March 16, 2017
I-64 LANE CLOSURES COMING FOR BRIDGE WORK
Two weekend single-lane closures planned at mile marker 119

March 15, 2017
CURB INSTALLATION ON ROUTE 3 NEXT WEEK
Motorists advised to be alert for reduced speed limit, use caution in work zone

March 14, 2017
CENTRAL VA. ROADS CLEAR BUT CAUTION IS STILL THE WORD
With refreeze a possibility overnight, drivers should continue to monitor conditions

March 14, 2017
ROADS SLUSHY BUT CLEARING IN CENTRAL VA.
With refreeze a possibility overnight, continue to monitor conditions

March 14, 2017
MANY ROADS SLICK WITH WINTRY MIX; MORE TO COME
Delay travel to give VDOT crews room to work before overnight deep freeze

March 14, 2017
AVOID OVERNIGHT TRAVEL IN CENTRAL VA.
Roads clear at this hour but conditions will deteriorate as temps fall, snow accumulates

March 13, 2017
ADJUST TRAVEL PLANS TO AVOID DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
VDOT prepped for forecast snowfall, freezing rain overnight in central Va.

March 12, 2017
WINTER’S NOT OVER YET: PREPARE NOW FOR MONDAY SNOW
VDOT crews applying brine pre-treatment today on roads across Piedmont

March 10, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of March 13-17, 2017

March 8, 2017
TEMPORARY SIGNAL BEING INSTALLED AT RT. 250/151
Safety improvements will address history of turning-related crashes at intersection in Afton

March 3, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of March 6-10, 2017

March 3, 2017
SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD PROJECT IN BEALETON BEGINS
Intersection improvements will address safety concerns near Cedar Lee Middle School

March 3, 2017
BRIDGE WORK BEGINS MARCH 13 ON RT. 810 IN ALBEMARLE
Motorists advised to use alternate routes during four-week closure

Feb. 28, 2017
N. HOLLYMEAD DR. INTERSECTION CLOSED WEDNESDAY
Water main installation extended one night; detour in place 9 p.m.-6 a.m. during construction

Feb. 24, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Feb. 27-March 3, 2017

Feb. 24, 2017
RT. 629 BRIDGE WILL CLOSE FOR REHABILITATION MARCH 6
Motorists advised to use alternate routes during three-week closure

Feb. 24, 2017
N. HOLLYMEAD DR. INTERSECTION CLOSED NEXT WEEK
Traffic detour in place 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday and Tuesday during water main installation

Feb. 17, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Feb. 20-24, 2017

Feb. 16, 2017
RT. 29-HYDRAULIC AREA ADVISORY PANEL ANNOUNCED
Local representatives will work with VDOT, MPO to develop land use, transportation plans

Feb. 15, 2017
TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED ON RT. 607 AS PROJECT BEGINS
Motorists should stay alert for new traffic pattern, expect delays during morning commute

Feb. 14, 2017
HOLLYMEAD DR. INTERSECTION WORK POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Overnight closures with detour now scheduled from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday

Feb. 13, 2017
WORK AT HOLLYMEAD DR. INTERSECTIONS BEGINS TUESDAY EVENING
Traffic detour in place 9 p.m.-6 a.m. tomorrow through Thursday

Feb. 10, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Feb. 13-17, 2017

Feb. 10, 2017
TRAFFIC TO BEGIN USING ROUTE 29-666 INTERCHANGE FEB. 14
Motorists advised to use caution, stay alert for new traffic pattern

Feb. 8, 2017
RAIN, SNOW MAY CAUSE SLICK ROADS EARLY THURSDAY
VDOT advises motorists to check 511 before traveling, drive carefully

Feb. 3, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Feb. 6-10, 2017

Jan. 30, 2017
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES THIS WEEK AT ASHWOOD BLVD.
Traffic detoured to North Hollymead Dr. 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday through Friday

Jan. 30, 2017
SLICK ROADS ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL VA.
Avoid unnecessary travel, use 511 to check conditions before morning commute

Jan. 29, 2017
OVERNIGHT SNOW MAY LEAVE ROADS SLICK MONDAY MORNING
VDOT advises motorists to avoid unnecessary travel, check 511 before driving

Jan. 27, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Jan. 30- Feb. 3, 2017

Jan. 26, 2017
BERKMAR DR. ENTRANCE TO SAMS CLUB WILL CLOSE FRIDAY
Hilton Heights Rd. entrance remains open during construction of roundabout

Jan. 24, 2017
ASHWOOD BLVD. ENTRANCE CLOSURE POSTPONED ONE DAY
Traffic detoured to North Hollymead Dr. between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday

Jan. 23, 2017
ASHWOOD BLVD. ENTRANCE CLOSED OVERNIGHT TUESDAY
Traffic detoured to North Hollymead Dr. between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Jan. 20, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Jan. 23-27, 2017

Jan. 19, 2017
SECRETARY LAYNE ANNOUNCES RT. 29-HYDRAULIC RD. STUDY
Advisory panel will consider future land use planning, potential transportation improvements

Jan. 19, 2017
RT. 795 BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR REHABILITATION JAN. 23
Once complete, bridge weight restriction will be removed

Jan. 13, 2017
WINTER WEATHER, SLICK ROADS LIKELY INTO SATURDAY
VDOT advises motorists to stay tuned to weather, use 511 for road conditions

Jan. 12, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Jan. 16-20, 2017

Jan. 12, 2017
PORTION OF OLD RIXEYVILLE RD. TO CLOSE FOR TWO MONTHS
Crews will re-work the road’s intersection with Route 229; motorists detoured

Jan. 10, 2017
ROUTE 3 TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY
Motorists advised to use caution, stay alert for new traffic pattern

Jan. 9, 2017
DRIVERS CAUTIONED ABOUT BLACK ICE DANGER
Near-zero temps will refreeze any moisture on roads, expect hazardous conditions overnight

Jan. 8, 2017
ROADS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS OVERNIGHT IN CENTRAL VA.
Black ice likely due to subfreezing temperatures, check 511 before travel

Jan. 7, 2017
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE BUT TRAVEL REMAINS HAZARDOUS
Sub-freezing temperatures ensure slick conditions will persist through the weekend

Jan. 7, 2017
VDOT CREWS CONTINUING CLEANUP AFTER SNOWFALL
Frigid temperatures, slick conditions will stick around through weekend

Jan. 7, 2017
SNOW, SLICK SPOTS ON ROADS IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
VDOT in response mode on area’s interstates, primary routes

Jan. 6, 2017
OVERNIGHT SNOW WILL LEAVE ROADS SLICK ON SATURDAY
Black ice likely due to subfreezing temperatures, VDOT advises drivers against travel

Jan. 6, 2017
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Jan. 9-13, 2017

Jan. 6, 2017
SNOW WILL MAKE FOR SLICK ROADS INTO SATURDAY
Avoid travel for safety, to allow VDOT crews room to work

Jan. 6, 2017
ROADS REPORTED CLEAR IN CENTRAL VA.
Continue to watch forecast for weekend weather, use 511 for driving conditions

Jan. 6, 2017
MOTORISTS MAY ENCOUNTER SLICK ROADS FRIDAY MORNING
Light snow falling in some areas, VDOT advises drivers to check 511 before traveling

Jan. 5, 2017
SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
VDOT advises motorists to check 511 before traveling, drive carefully

Jan. 4, 2017
VDOT PREPARING FOR THURSDAY EVENING SNOW
Motorists advised to monitor forecast, change travel plans accordingly

Jan. 3, 2017
RT. 787 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT STARTS JAN. 9
VDOT will reduce traffic to one lane during the eight-week replacement

Jan. 3, 2017
PUBLIC HEARING JAN. 10 FOR RT. 250 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Give input on preferred construction alternative

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