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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken.Slack@vdot.virginia.gov
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STA17-101

June 2, 2017



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 5 - 9, 2017
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 is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren. Work scheduled 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 entry or a revised entry since last week’s report. 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management. Monday and Tuesday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 5.3 to 5, westbound – Right shoulder closure for drainage system repairs, Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated project completion summer 2017.

Mile marker 9 to 10, eastbound and westboundAlternating lane closures for repairs to bridges over Johnson Creek. Through June 9, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mile marker 10 to 12, eastbound Left lane closures in place 24/7 on bridge over CSX railroad for bridge work. Work takes place Monday to Friday through June 16, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 15.5 to 24, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for paving operations through June 19, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 24 to 22, westbound – Left lane closure for cable guardrail repair. June 7 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 18 (Potts Creek Road) Flagger controlled lane closures for bridge work at Potts Creek near intersection with Route 616 (Summit Drive). Monday - Friday through June 16, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Frontage Road 199 (Frontier Lane)Road closed to through traffic. Right shoulder closures as crews repair paved channel along frontage road and westbound I-64 west of exit 7. Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion summer 2017. 

 

BATH COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) – Single lane traffic controlled by flagger and pilot vehicle for guardrail installation, paving and line marking. Work zone between Route 39 (Mountain Valley Road) and Highland County line. Be alert for congestion from construction vehicles. Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Estimated completion October 28.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 687 (Jackson River Turnpike) – Traffic restricted to single lane with temporary signal during Cascades Creek bridge replacement. Estimated completion October 30. 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY  

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management. Monday night from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 53 to 55, eastbound and westbound – Left lane closed on Maury River bridges and approaches for paving, guardrail installation and removal of median crossovers. Speed limit is 55 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2017.  

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 174 to 205, northbound and southbound – Mobile work zone with left or right shoulder closures as needed for mowing. Shoulder mowing, June 7 to 9 from 6:30 a.m. to noon. Median mowing overnight, 8 p.m. June 10 to 8 a.m. June 11. 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 850 (West Midland Trail) – Signal-controlled traffic through October 31 for bridge replacements at Brattons Run and Kerrs Creek. Work zones are between Route 629 (Waterloo Drive) and Route 780 (Brattons Run Road). 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY  

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported. 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

  

AUGUSTA COUNTY    

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 87 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management. Wednesday night from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mike marker 93.5 to 94.5, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures and closed shoulders through June 10 for bridge painting at exit 94 (Route 340).

(UPDATE) Mike marker 95.5 to 97.5, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures and closed shoulders through June 10 for bridge painting at exit 96 (Route 624). 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 222, northbound and southbound – Mobile work zone with left or right shoulder closures as needed for mowing. Shoulder mowing, June 5 to 7, 6:30 a.m. to noon. Median mowing overnight, 8 p.m. June 4 to 8 a.m. June 5.

(UPDATE) Mike marker 205.5 to 237, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile left lane and shoulder closures for mowing. June 2 to June 3, 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Mobile right shoulder closures for mowing, weed eating and litter pickup June 3, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mike marker 220 to 235, northbound and southbound – Overnight, alternating lane closures for deck patching on various bridges from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through June 9. 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) on- and off-ramps to I-81 – Overnight left and right lane and shoulder closures for bridge painting. Through June 10.

Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) – Traffic shift to temporary bridge over Whiskey Creek. Work zone speed limit is 35 miles an hour. Work zone just east of Route 722 (Vinegar Hill Road). Estimated completion summer 2017.

Route 340 (Main Street, Waynesboro) – Road closed between East Avenue and Race Avenue for South River bridge replacement. All businesses and residences have traffic access. Through traffic uses Broad Street (Route 250). Estimated completion November 2017. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 601 (Estaline Valley Road), near Augusta Springs – Road closed between Route 603 (Pond Gap Lane) and Route 682 (Troxel Gap Road) for bridge replacement at Jeff Run. Closure through June 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) – Mobile work zone with flagger traffic control for paving operations from Route 652 (Wilda Road) to Route 842 (Horseshoe Circle Road) June 5-9; 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 608 – Right shoulder closure for pipe installation and road widening operations from Route 935 (Expo Road) to Route 635 (Augusta Farms Road). Through June 30.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Daytime and overnight mowing with mobile work zone: Northbound shoulder closures through June 13, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Southbound left lane closures through June 14, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Mile marker 251 to 252.5, northbound – Overnight right lane closure for milling and pavement patching. Monday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 14. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Right shoulder closures 24 hours a day and occasional flagger-controlled lane closures Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for bridge work at North River between Route 727 (Airport Road) and Route 694 (Contentment Lane). Estimated project completion July 2017.

Route 257 (Ottobine Road)Signal-controlled single-lane traffic during bridge reconstruction over Dry River. Vehicles limited to 13 feet in width. Estimated project completion December 2018. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 668 (Timber Ridge Road) – Closed June 12 to July 7 between Route 672 (Mill Creek Church Road) and Route 828 (Stoney Lick Road) for bridge replacement. Preliminary work begins June 5. Follow posted detour.

Route 727 (Airport Road) – Periodic flagger traffic control between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for road improvements from 698 (Wise Hollow Road) to Route 696 (Kiser Road). Estimated project completion November 6.  

Route 738 (Dry River Road, Bridgewater area) – Road closed south of Route 257 for bridge and intersection construction. Follow posted Route 737 (Cannery Woods Drive) detour back to Route 257. Note that Route 257 traffic will have a width restriction of 13 feet and be reduced to one, signal-controlled travel lane. Estimated project completion December 2018.

(NEW) Route 867 (North River Road) – Road closed through June 30 for bridge/guardrail repairs and inspection. Work zone between Route 693 and Route 11. There is no detour.   

 

PAGE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 – Flagger-controlled lane and shoulder closures for pipe work between town of Shenandoah and Warren County line. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., through June 12.

Route 340 – Bridge work at Cub Run. Intermittent flagging Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work zone speed limit is 45 miles per hour. Estimated completion September 2017. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 615 (Serenity Ridge Road) – Intermittent lane closures with flagging operations for Rural Rustic road project from Route 675 (Fort Valley Road) to dead end. Through September 1 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 286 to 294, including exit 291 ramps, northboundNighttime lane closures for paving operations. Monday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., through July 28.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 297.5, northbound and southbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for bridge work over B&O railroad, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through June 30,

(UPDATE) Mile marker 299, southbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for bridge deck repairs over Cedar Creek near Warren County line. Through June 30, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion fall 2018.

(NEW) Various Roads – Mowing. Monday through Friday. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 600 (Headley Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 657 (Mason Road) to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike).  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

Route 604 (Fairview Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 604 (Alonzaville Road) to Route 623 (Back Road). Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

Route 605 (Hoover Road, Woodstock) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Henry Ford Drive to End of State Maintenance. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

Route 609 (South Hollingsworth Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 670 (East Reservoir Road) to Route 669 (Hottel Road). Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

Route 623 (Back Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 605 (Saint Luke Road) to Route 676 (Sherman Road). Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

(NEW) Route 663 (Artz Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to .57 mile east of Route 11.  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

Route 663 (Artz Road) Bridge replacement over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. Road is open during construction of the bridge, with flagger controlled lane closures 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday. Estimated completion May 2018.  

(NEW) Route 664 (Moose Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 664 (Town of Woodstock) to end of state maintenance. Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

Route 667 (Lupton Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Woodstock city limits to 0.35 mile east of Woodstock city limits. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

(NEW) Route 667 (Lupton Road) – Closed June 5 to August 31 for bridge replacement between Route 668 (French Woods Road) and dead end. Temporary crossing will provide access to property owners and emergency vehicles.

Route 669 (Hottel Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment in area of Route 609 (South Hollingsworth Road). Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

Route 670 (Reservoir Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 609 (South Hollingsworth Road) to Woodstock city limits. Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

Route 671 (Lakeview Drive) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Town of Woodstock to end of state maintenance. Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

Route 672 (Hopewell Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to end of hard surface. Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

Route 673 (Aileen Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to Shenandoah County line. Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

Route 675 (Stoney Creek Road) – Road closed for bridge replacement at Stoney Creek. Work zone in Columbia Furnace area, about five miles north of Edinburg and 0.33-mile south of Route 42 (Senedo Road). Follow posted detours. Estimated completion Spring 2018.

Route 679 (Wisman Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 623 (Back Road) to end of hard surface.   Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.  

(NEW) Route 680 (Coffmantown Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 682 (Lambert Drive) to Route VA 42 (Senedo Road).  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

Route 681 (Alonzaville Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 676 (Sherman Road) to Route 604 (Fairview Road). Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 9.

Route 697 (Pontzer Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 623 (Back Road) to Henry Ford Drive. Monday- Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 .pm. through June 9.

Route 720 (Wissler Road), near Mount Jackson – Closed just west of Route 11 for repairs to Meems Bottom covered bridge.

(NEW) Route 758 (Cemetery Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Town of Woodstock to Mill Road.   Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Route 795 (Sawmill Lane) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to dead end. Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Route 842 (Park Lane) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to dead end. Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Route 865 (Black Bear Road) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 654 (Zion Church Road) to end of state maintenance.  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Route 1500 (Jessica Place, Toms Brook) - Flagger controlled lane closures for surface treatment from Route 11 to dead end. Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Route 1501 (Hillcrest Drive, Toms Brook) - Flagger controlled alternating lanes closures for surface treatment from Route 11 (north entrance) to Route 11 (south entrance).  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.  

(NEW) Routes 1520, 1521, 1522, 1523 and 1524 (Toms Brook) – Flagger controlled alternating lanes closures for surface treatment.  Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 14.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing, brush cutting and patching at various locations. Monday through Friday.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday. 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 300 – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge deck repairs over Water Plant Road. Through June 30, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management. Sunday night from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 309 to 311, northbound and southbound Overnight, mobile lane closures for installation of pavement markers and rumble strips. On- and off-ramp exit 310 (Kernstown) may also have brief lane closures. June 5 to June 9, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Speed limit 60 mph through work zone. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 at Route 661 (Welltown Road) – Left lane closed overnight for road construction project from I-81 overpasses to Route 11 south ramp. Sunday through Thursday nights, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Estimated project completion December 15.

Route 50 (East Harmony Hollow Lane, Gore area) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 16.

Various Roads – Bridge cleaning operations with lane or shoulder closures. Daytime work for bridges over primary or secondary roads. Nighttime work for bridges over I-81. Estimated completion June 16.   

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 661 (Welltown Road) – Overnight lane closures between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. for Route 11/661 intersection improvement project in Stephenson area just north of Winchester. Estimated project completion December 15.

Various roads – Bridge cleaning operations with lane or shoulder closures. Daytime work for bridges over primary or secondary roads. Nighttime work for bridges over I-81. Estimated completion June 16.  

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday. 

 

CLARKE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 50/17 (John Mosby Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Fauquier County line to Route 255 (Bishop Meade Road). Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 16.

Route 255 – Alternating lane closures for paving operations from Route 17/50 (John Mosby Highway) to Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway). Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 16. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Mowing and patching at various locations. Monday through Friday.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday. 

 

WARREN COUNTY  

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 6.6 to 0, including I-81 ramps, westbound – Lane closures as needed for paving operations from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday. Estimated completion July 7. 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 299, southbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for bridge deck repairs over Cedar Creek near Shenandoah County line. Through June 30, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County and Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion fall 2018.

Route 55 (Strasburg Road) – Alternating lane closures for paving operations between Route 614 (Rogers Mill Road) and Shenandoah County line. Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion June 30.

Route 55 (Strasburg Road) – Intersection modification at Route 340/522 (Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road): Lane closures as needed Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly. Temporary traffic signal at 55/340/522 intersection. Temporary traffic switch for east and west lanes from 340/522 to .03 miles (A. S. Rhodes Elementary School) west of 340/522. Pavement markings, signs and traffic barrels will guide drivers through this area. Changes in effect through summer 2017 for construction of travel lanes. Estimated project completion December 2017.

Routes 340/522 (Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road) – South Fork bridge replacement and intersection modification at Route 55 (Strasburg Road). Lane closures as needed Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.  Lane shift at 17th street and temporary traffic signal at 340/522/55 intersection. 18th street is open to traffic, with left turn restrictions until summer 2017. Estimated project completion December 2017. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) – Road closed for bridge replacement over the Shenandoah River. Work zone from Route 643 (Howellsville Road) to Route 661 (Fairground Road). Detours: Drivers south of the bridge will turn right on Route 643 (Howellsville Road), which changes to Route 603 and then to Route 638 in Clarke County. Drivers will then turn left on Route 17/50 (John Mosby Highway) and left on Route 624 (Red Gate Road/Milldale Road) to reach the end of the detour. Drivers north of the bridge will follow Route 624 north and turn right on Route 17/50 in Clarke County. Drivers will then turn right on Route 638 (Howellsville Road), which changes to Route 603 and then Route 643, to reach the end of the detour.  Estimated project completion June 2018.

Route 631 (Gooney Manor Loop) – Road closures for slope repairs at intersections with Route 613 (Bentonville Road) and Thaddeus Lane. Variable message boards will direct traffic. Through June 13 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Various roads – Mowing and patching at various locations. Monday through Friday.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday. 

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

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties. 

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