Staunton District Traffic Alert for May 6 - 10, 2024

Highway Work Zones in the VDOT Staunton District

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Setting up Road Work Signs

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 27 to 32, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for pipe work and ditch cleaning operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Mile marker 35 to 41, eastbound – Alternating lane closures for paving operations, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 31.

PRIMARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, pothole patching, brush cutting, ditching and shoulder repairs, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.
 
SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditch work, pipe replacement and brush cutting, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.
 
 
BATH COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs and pipe cleaning, 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.
 
 
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
 
INTERSTATE 64
No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81
*UPDATE* Mile marker 186 to 188, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures for pipe work and ditch cleaning operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. 
*NEW* Mile marker 202 to 203, northbound – Shoulder closures for pipe work, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. 

PRIMARY ROADS
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
*NEW* Route 631 (Furrs Mill Road) – Road closed to through traffic between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 681 (Greenhouse Road) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Tuesday. Follow posted detour.
Route 712 (Wades Road) – Road closed to through traffic between Route 726 (McElwee Road) and Route 729 (Back Draft Road) for replacement of bridge over Cedar Grove Branch, through May 16. Follow posted detour.
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 84 (Mill Gap Road) – Shoulder closures between Route 600 (Upper Back Creek Road) and Route 604 (Valley Center Road) for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
*NEW* Route 220 (Jackson River Road) – Shoulder closures between Route 250 (Main Street, Monterey) and Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
*NEW* Route 250 (Highland Turnpike) – Shoulder closures between Route 614 (Cowpasture Road) and Route 631 (Rich Hills Road) for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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
Mile marker 87 to 96, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for pipe work, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Mile marker 95 to 96, eastbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation work, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 99 to 100, eastbound – Overnight right lane and shoulder closures for traffic equipment installation, 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights.

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 205 to 214, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures for pipe work and shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 
Mile marker 214 to 213, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to bridge over Route 11, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Monday night. 
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 220 to 222, northbound and southbound – Left and right shoulder closures for bridge work, 24/7 through September 30. 
*NEW* Mile marker 221 to 223, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for litter pickup operations, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Monday. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 221 to 223, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Thursday night. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 221 to 227, northbound and southbound – Overnight left lane closures for installation of concrete barriers, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Friday night. Following barrier placement, left shoulder closures remain in place 24/7 through spring 2026. Work is related to I-81 widening project. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Northbound right lane closures between Route 940 (Dick Huff Lane) and Staunton city limits for sidewalk installation, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through May 24.
*NEW* Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 996 (Sulfur Pump Road) and Route 865 (Rockfish Road) for maintenance to bridge over Middle River, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 6 – June 14.
*NEW* Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 902 (Circle Lane) Rockingham County line for maintenance to bridge over South River, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 6 – May 17. 
Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Eastbound and westbound left shoulder closures due to widening project in the area of the Route 252 (Middlebrook Avenue) interchange, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. through May 25.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road) – Westbound right lane and shoulder closures between Route 818 (Dunsmore Road) and Route 1906 (Lodge Lane) for milling at various entrances, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through May 27. Work related to Verona pedestrian improvement project. 
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 30, 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) – Temporary lane closures between Route 624 (Lyndhurst Road) and Route 814 (Love Road) for overhead utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 6 – May 16.
Route 664 (Lyndhurst Road, Waynesboro) – Shoulder closures between Miami Avenue and Purdue Street for work related to construction of Waynesboro Southern Corridor, through June 30, 2025. 
*UPDATE* Route 675 (Broadhead School Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) and Route 919 (Old Providence Road) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through May 16. 
Route 708 (Glebe School Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 711 (Miller Farm Road) and Route 710 (Eidson Creek Road) for maintenance to bridge over Eidson Creek, through May 16. Follow posted detour.
Route 876 (Glebe School Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 713 (Shuey Road) and Route 602 (Summerdean Road) for utility work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 16. 
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
*NEW* Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement marking installations, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on nights May 5 – May 15.
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. Traffic restrictions are related to Route 33 bridge and interchange project. 

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Eastbound alternating lane closures near Business Route 33/340 interchange for maintenance to bridge over Business Route 33/340, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 6 – May 17.
*UPDATE* Route 33 (East Market Street, Harrisonburg) –Eastbound or westbound overnight closures between Vine Street/Hawkins Street and Terri Drive, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through January 2026. Follow posted detour. Daytime alternating lane closures and traffic lane shifts between Vine Street/Hawkins Street and University Boulevard for bridge and roadway work. 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. 
*NEW* Route 256 (3rd Street, Grottoes) – Flagger traffic control near Augusta County line for maintenance to bridge over South River, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 6 – May 17. 
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 June 28.
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 604 (Loop Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 609 (Naked Creek Road) and Route 750 (Kemble Spring Lane, Page County) for replacement of bridge over Naked Creek, through June 7. Follow posted detour.  


PAGE COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
*UPDATE* Route 211 – Single-lane closures between Route 340 South and Shenandoah County line for re-seeding operations, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays through Friday.  
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
*NEW* Route 602 (Maryland Avenue, Shenandoah) – Flagger traffic control between Route 683 (First Street) and Route 340 (Fourth Street) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through May 17.
Route 604 (Loop Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 609 (Naked Creek Road) and Route 750 (Kemble Spring Lane) for replacement of bridge over Naked Creek, through June 7. Follow posted detour.  
*NEW* Route 675 (Edinburg Gap Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 615 (Serenity Ridge Road) and Shenandoah County line for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 6 – May 16.
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
*NEW* Mile marker 264 to 297, northbound – Right shoulder closures for tree removal operations, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
Mile marker 287 to 288, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to bridge over Route 600 (Saumsville Road), 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on nights May 8 – June 6. 
Mile marker 298 to 264, southbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning operations, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 296 to 299, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for utility installation, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 3. 

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Westbound right shoulder closures in the area of I-81 at exit 296 for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 3.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


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 with estimated completion in late 2024. 
*NEW* Mile marker 313 to 314, northbound and southbound – Overnight single lane closures including narrowing along Exit 313 off-ramps for overhead sign inspections, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights. 
*UPDATE* Mile marker 317 to 318, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to bridges over railway, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nights through May 16.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Eastbound single lane closures between Route 752 (Knob Road) and Route 600 (Hayfield Road) for pavement marking installations, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.
*NEW* Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Eastbound and westbound overnight single and double lane closures between Route 803 (Round Hill Road) and Route 37 interchange for overhead sign inspections, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights.
*NEW* Route 50 (Millwood Pike) – Eastbound and westbound overnight double lane closures near I-81 interchange for overhead sign inspections, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights.
*NEW* Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Northbound overnight single lane closures between Winchester city limits and West Virginia state line for pavement marking installations, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights.
*NEW* Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Northbound and southbound overnight single and double lane closures between Route 1367 (Costello Drive) and Route 17/50 (Millwood Pike) for overhead sign inspections, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Tuesday nights.
Various roads – Mobile traffic control for pavement marking on parts of Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike), Route 37, Route 50 (Millwood Pike/Northwestern Pike), Route 55/48 (Wardensville Pike), Route 259 (Carpers Pike), Route 277 (Fairfax Pike), and Route 522 (Front Royal Pike/North Frederick Pike), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 15. 

SECONDARY ROADS
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) – Flagger traffic control 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. 
Route 1322 (Brooke Road) – Flagger traffic control near intersection with West Brooke Road for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 13.


CLARKE COUNTY
 
PRIMARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


WARREN COUNTY 
 
INTERSTATE 66
*NEW* Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement marking installations, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday and Tuesday nights.
*NEW* Mile marker 0 to 2, eastbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 31. 
*NEW* Mile marker 8 to 7, westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mile marker 9 to 7, westbound – Overnight right lane closures at Shenandoah River bridge for utility work, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday night.

INTERSTATE 81
*UPDATE* Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for overhead sign repairs, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Monday night. 
Mile marker 299 to 300, northbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 31. 
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 with estimated completion in late 2024. 

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control between Front Royal town limits and Route 647 (Dismal Hollow Road) for guardrail upgrades, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (May 2) and Tuesday (May 7).
*NEW* Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Flagger traffic control between Route 674 (Limeton Church Road) and Route 607 (Rocky Lane) for pipe replacement, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 – May 14.

SECONDARY ROADS
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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