Staunton District Traffic Alert for June 24 - 28, 2024

Highway Work Zones in the VDOT Staunton District

Surface Work Secondary Road
Surface work on a Secondary Road

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
*NEW* Mile marker 0 to 36, eastbound and westbound – Overnight alternating mobile lane closures at various locations for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. 
*NEW* Mile marker 19 to 20, eastbound – Right lane closures for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.
 *NEW* Mile marker 41 to 40, westbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 717 (Boone Road) and I-64 off-ramp for installation of rumble strips, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. 
*NEW* Various roads – Mobile traffic control for pavement marking operations on parts of Route 42 (Forty Two Road), Business Route 60 (West Ridgeway Street) and Business Route 220 (Verge Street), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, pothole patching, brush cutting, ditching and shoulder repairs. Mobile traffic control for tractor mowing. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditch work, shoulder repairs, pothole repairs, pipe replacement and brush cutting. Mobile traffic control for tractor mowing. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 

BATH COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 39 (Mountain Valley Road) – Mobile traffic control from Route 600 (Bolars Draft Road) to about three miles east of intersection for installation of rumble strips, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27 – July 2.
Route 39 (Mountain Valley Road) – Flagger and pilot truck traffic control between Route 600 (Bolars Draft Road) and Back Creek Mountain Road for paving operations, 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays through July 5. 
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs and pipe cleaning, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

SECONDARY ROADS
*UPDATE* Various roads – Mobile flagging operation for pavement repairs on parts of Route 631 (Indian Hill Road), Route 638 (High Country Road), Route 652 (Elks Camp Road), Route 703 (Airport Road) and Route 711 (Watertank Road), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Wednesday. 
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe cleaning, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

 
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
 
INTERSTATE 64
Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Left lane and right shoulder closures for mowing operations, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday (June 23).

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 174 to 205, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile lane closures at various locations for pavement marking, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Sunday night (June 23). 
*NEW* Mile marker 192 to 191, southbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Mile marker 195 to 205, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for pavement resurfacing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights through August 16. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 252 (Brownsville Turnpike) – Single travel lane with stop-and-proceed traffic pattern between Route 725 (High Rock Road) and Route 726 (New Providence Road) for replacement of Moffatts Creek bridge, 7 a.m. June 17 through 5 p.m. July 25.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Mobile lane closures for mowing, 7:30 to 3 p.m. on weekdays.
 
SECONDARY ROADS
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, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.
 

HIGHLAND COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 220 (Jackson River Road/Potomac River Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 629 (Strait Creek Road) and Route 84 (Mill Hap Road) for installation of rumble strips, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 27 – July 2. 
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pothole patching, brush cutting and shoulder repairs, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

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

 
AUGUSTA COUNTY
 
INTERSTATE 64
No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81
*UPDATE* Mile marker 205 to 208, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 
Mile marker 205 to 211, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for pavement resurfacing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights through August 16. 
*NEW* Mile marker 214 to 213, southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Mile marker 214 to 210, southbound – Alternating lane closures for milling and paving operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights through July 25. Exit 213 traffic will be detoured during ramp paving.
Mile marker 221 to 227, northbound and southbound – Left and right shoulder closures in place 24/7 through spring 2026. Work zone speed limit 60 miles an hour. Traffic restrictions are for I-81 widening project.
Mile marker 225 to 227, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) – Lane closures at various locations between Route 681 (Mount Hermon Road) and Route 682 (McKinley Road) for tree trimming operations, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 772 (Sulfur Pump Road) and Route 865 (Rockfish Road) for maintenance to bridge over Middle River, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Northbound and southbound alternating lane closures between Route 252 (Middlebrook Avenue) and Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) for installation of rumble strips, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 27 – July 3. 
*NEW* Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Northbound and southbound alternating lane closures between Route 655 (Walnut Hills Road) and Route 652 (University Farm Road) for installation of rumble strips, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 – July 4.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control between Route 848 (Rankin Lane) and Route 623 (Back Creek Lane) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Thursday.
*NEW* Route 611 (Dooms Crossing Road) – Occasional flagger traffic control between Route 340 (East Side Highway) and Route 619 (Purple Cow Road) for utility pole installation, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 24 – July 11.
Route 624 (South Delphine Avenue, Waynesboro) – Shoulder closures between South Oak Lane and Chinquapin Drive for work related to construction of Waynesboro Southern Corridor, through May 2025. 
Route 635 (Barterbrook Road) – Closed between I-81 frontage roads (FR-217 and FR-218) for bridge replacement as part of I-81 southbound auxiliary lane project. Follow posted detour. Expected completion summer 2025. 
*NEW* Route 664 (Mount Torrey Road) – Occasional flagger traffic control between Route 624 (Lyndhurst Road) and Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) for utility work, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 – September 30.
Route 664 (Lyndhurst Road, Waynesboro) – Shoulder closures between Miami Avenue and Purdue Street for work related to construction of Waynesboro Southern Corridor, through June 2025. 
*UPDATE* Route 675 (Broadhead School Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 919 (Old Providence Road) and Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday. 
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for mowing operations. Flagger traffic control for drainage work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting, 7:30 to 3 p.m. on weekdays. 


ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
 
INTERSTATE 81
*UPDATE* Mile marker 237 to 240, northbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday night.
*NEW* Mile marker 240 to 239, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to Route 867 overpass bridge, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights June 17 – July 2.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 240 to 241, northbound – Shoulder closures for sign installations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. 
Mile marker 242 to 248, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures as needed, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through December 2026. Overnight slow-roll closures as needed, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Expect delays. 24/7 shoulder closures. Traffic restrictions are related to Route 33 bridge and interchange project. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 254 to 263, northbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday night.
*NEW* Mile marker 258 to 255, southbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 33 (East Market Street, Harrisonburg) –Overnight alternating eastbound and westbound closures between Vine Street/Hawkins Street and Terri Drive due to bridge work, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through January 2026. Shoulder closures 24/7. Work zone speed limit 25 miles an hour with automated speed enforcement. Traffic restrictions are for Route 33 bridge replacements and interchange improvement. 
Route 33 (Rawley Pike) – Flagger and pilot-truck traffic control between Dry Run Road and Switzer Lake Road for road widening project, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 30. 
Route 259 (Lee Street/Brocks Gap Road) – Flagger traffic control between Broadway town limits and Route 1411 (Shenandoah Avenue) for utility work, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 290/701 (Huffman Drive, Dayton) – Flagger traffic control between Dayton town limits and Route 42 (John Wayland Highway) for utility work, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (June 29). 
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, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 613 (North Mountain Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road) and Route 881 (Orchard Drive) for box culvert installation over Tusing Run, through Friday. Follow posted detour.
*NEW* Route 726 (Apple Valley Road) – Closed to through traffic between Peach Grove Avenue and Spring Port Drive for tree removal and utility installations, 7 a.m. Monday to 5:30 p.m. Friday. 


PAGE COUNTY
 
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, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

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


SHENANDOAH COUNTY
 
INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 287 to 289, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to Route 600 and Route 625 bridges, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday night. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 299 to 297, southbound – Right shoulder closures for utility installation, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Friday. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Shoulder closures for utility work on ramp to I-81 southbound at exit 298 (Strasburg), 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 600 (Saumsville Road) – Flagger traffic control near Route 642 (Swartz Road) for inspection of I-81 overpass bridge, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.


FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 300 to 301, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures and traffic-lane shifts as needed, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through December 2024. Shoulder closures 24/7. Work zone speed limit 55 miles an hour. Work is related to southbound acceleration ramp extension and bridge widening. 
*NEW* Mile marker 304 to 300, southbound – Overnight alternating mobile lane closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday night.
Mile marker 308 to 310, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to bridge over Opequon Creek, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night.
Mile marker 317 to 319, northbound and southbound – Overnight right lane closures as needed for extension of exit 317 northbound entrance ramp and southbound exit ramp, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through night of September 27. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Valley Pike) – Alternating lane closures between Barley Drive (Stephens City) and Route 649 (Springdale Road) for stormwater drainage work, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 600 (Back Mountain Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 753 (Rosenberger Lane) and Route 600 (South Hayfield Road) for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.
Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Shoulder closures just east of I-81 interchange for shoulder widening, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday.
*NEW* Route 633 (Klines Mill Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 11 (Valley Pike) and Route 625 (Hites Road) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Route 661 (Redbud Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 662 (Milburn Road) and Route 660 (Woods Mill Road) for road maintenance, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through December 31. 
Route 662 (Milburn Road) – Permanently closed beginning June 17 between Route 883 (Snowden Bridge Boulevard) and just south of Route 838 (McCanns Road) to allow for future extension of Snowden Bridge Boulevard.
Route 662 (Milburn Road) – Flagger traffic control at various locations between Route 661 (Redbud Road) and Route 761 (Old Charles Town Road) for road maintenance, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through December 31. 


CLARKE COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Eastbound and westbound single lane closures between Route 606 (River Road) and Route 601 (Blueridge Mountain Road) for shoulder widening and rumble strip installation. Eastbound lane closures 9: a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays. Westbound lane closures between 8 p.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays or weeknights. Estimated completion October 31.
*NEW* Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) Flagger traffic control between Route 680 (Smallwood Lane) and Route 255 (Bishop Meade Road) for tree trimming operations, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 25 – July 9.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


WARREN COUNTY 
 
INTERSTATE 66
Mile marker 0 to 8, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures including westbound exit 6 off-ramp for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday. 
Mile marker 7 to 10, eastbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through July 31. 
*NEW* Mile marker 12 to 15, eastbound – Overnight alternating mobile lane closures for pavement marking operations, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday night.

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday. 
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures and traffic-lane shifts as needed, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through December 2024. Shoulder closures 24/7. Work zone speed limit 55 miles an hour. Work is related to southbound acceleration ramp extension and bridge widening. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 340/522 (Winchester Road) – Southbound right shoulder closures of on-ramp to westbound I-66 for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 638 (Howellsville Road) – Stop and proceed traffic control 24/7 just south of Route 685 (Patty Tract Lane) intersection for replacement of bridge over Venus Branch. Estimated completion August 8.
Route 658 (Rockland Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 340/522 (Winchester Road) and Route 705 (Fishnet Boulevard) for construction of bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway. Estimated completion December 2025.

Vegetation management may take place district wide on various routes. VDOT reminds motorists to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.

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Last updated: July 19, 2024

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