Staunton District Traffic Alert for November 13 – 17, 2023

Highway Work Zones in the VDOT Staunton District

Road Work Ahead
Road Work Sign

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 4 to 2, westbound – Right lane and shoulder closures for paving operations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
*NEW* Mile marker 14 to 16, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for inspection of bridge over Route 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
*NEW* Mile marker 27 to 26, westbound – Right shoulder closures for ditch cleaning operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Mile marker 28 to 30, eastbound – Alternating lane closures for paving operations, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Wednesday.
*NEW* Mile marker 34 to 32, westbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 18 (South Carpenter Drive, Covington) – Flagger traffic control between East Asbury Street and Route 60/220 (East Madison Street) for inspection of I-64 overpass bridge, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
*NEW* Route 154 (South Durant Road/South Craig Avenue, Covington) – Northbound and southbound single lane closures between I-64 on- and off-ramps and West Oak Street for inspection of I-64 bridge over CSX railway, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, drainage work, pothole patching, brush cutting and shoulder repairs, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control or mobile lane closures for pavement patching, ditch work, pipe replacement, brush cutting and mowing, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.


BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) – Flagger traffic control between Route 684 (Incubator Hollow Road) and Route 615 (Main Street, Hot Springs) for utility work, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. through Friday.
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
*NEW* Mile marker 182 to 183, northbound – Overnight right lane and shoulder closures for paving operations, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Thursday night.
*NEW* Mile marker 202 to 205, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures including along Exit 205 off-ramps for sign work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Northbound and southbound single lane closures between Route 785 (Timber Ridge Road/Sam Houston Way) and Route 645 (Valley Pike) for inspection of I-64 overpass bridge, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Route 56 (Tye River Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control between Augusta County line and Route 608 (South River Road) at Vesuvius for paving operations, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday.
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
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
*NEW* Route 624 (Jack Mountain Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 629 (Strait Creek Road) and Route 628 (Kahle Hollow Lane) for box culvert repairs, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday. Follow posted detour.
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
*NEW* Mile marker 95 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Overnight single lane and shoulder closures for utility work, 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. nights Monday through Wednesday.

INTERSTATE 81
*NEW* Mile marker 206 to 205, southbound – Right shoulder closures including for sign work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
*NEW* Mile marker 220 to 222, northbound and southbound – Overnight shoulder closures for inspection of Route 635 bridge, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday night.
*NEW* Mile marker 220 to 222, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance to the I-81 bridge, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through Friday night.
*UPDATE* Mile marker 221 to 225, northbound and southbound – Overnight shoulder closures 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights for sign installations and mowing. Shoulder closures 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday for sign installations and mowing. Work is related to I-81 widening project.
Mile marker 221 to 223, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance to bridge over Route 250 (Jefferson Highway), 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. through the night of November 21.
Mile marker 223 to 227, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for inspection of bridges over Lewis Creek, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through the night of November 29.
Mile marker 226 to 229, northbound and southbound – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance to Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road) overpass bridge, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through the night of December 24.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 56 (Tye River Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control between Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) and Rockbridge County line for paving operations, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday.
Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Overnight flagger traffic control between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 2003 (Wayside Drive/Triangle Drive) for paving operations, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nights through Thursday.
Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Northbound right shoulder closures near Route 252 interchange for road widening work, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 29.
Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Eastbound and westbound shoulder closures approaching I-81 ramps just south of Staunton for sign installations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.
Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway/Rosser Avenue) – Northbound and southbound shoulder closures for sign installations near I-64 interchange (Waynesboro) and intersections with Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) and Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road/Draft Avenue), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Flagger traffic control between Route 655 (Walnut Hills Road) and Route 652 (University Farm Road) for paving operations, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday.
Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Northbound and southbound single lane closures and flagger traffic control as needed between Route 612 (Crimora Mine Road/New Hope-Crimora Road) and Route 1343 (Northwood Drive) for paving operations, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 612 (Crimora Mine Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 873 (Forest Chapel Lane) and dead end for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Thursday.
Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road) – Westbound right lane closures between Route 1906 (Lodge Lane) and Route 11 (Lee Highway) for pedestrian access improvements, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through February 2024.
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 664 (Mount Torrey Road) – Shoulder closures and occasional flagger traffic control between Route 624 (Lyndhurst Road) and Route 894 (Mount Torrey Road) for water line installation, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31. Estimated completion summer 2024.
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.
Route 820 (Coleytown Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 254 (Hermitage Road) and Route 785 (Madrid Road) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Thursday.
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
Mile marker 237 to 255, northbound – Overnight single-lane closures at various locations for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through Friday.
Mile marker 242 to 248, northbound and southbound – Overnight slow-roll traffic control as needed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Expect delays. During slow-roll operations, temporary on-ramp closures possible at exits 243, 245 and 247. Overnight alternating lane closures, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through September 2024. Traffic restrictions are related to Route 33 bridge and interchange project and Route 720 bridge replacement.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 33 (East Market Street) – Eastbound and westbound alternating lane closures between Route 4113 (Country Club Road) and Route 718 (Old Furnace Road) for inspection of bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Eastbound and westbound alternating lane closures between Route 634 (Conley Lane) and Elkton town limits for maintenance to bridges over Route 340 (East Side Highway), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 22.
Route 33 (East Market Street, Harrisonburg) – 24/7 shoulder closures and traffic lane shifts between Vine Street/Hawkins Street and University Boulevard for bridge and roadway work. Single lane closures as needed. Work zone speed limit 25 miles an hour with automated speed enforcement. Traffic restrictions are for Route 33 bridge replacements and interchange improvement with expected project completion in fall of 2026.
Route 259 (West Lee Street, Broadway) – Traffic using new Linville Creek bridge between Route 42 (Main Street) and Route 1411 (Shenandoah Avenue). Be alert for shoulder or occasional lane closures during removal of temporary bridge and approaches. Work zone speed limit 25 miles an hour. Estimated project completion in late November.
Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Flaggers and pilot-truck traffic control between Route 649 (Berrytown Road/Island Ford Road) and Route 708 (Lynnwood Road/Ore Bank Road) for paving operations, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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
Route 720/718 (Smithland Road/Old Furnace Road) – Closed between Route 718 (Old Furnace Road) and Route F-238 (Buffalo Drive) for replacement of Route 720 bridge with estimated completion in late November. Follow posted detour.


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 – Overnight single-lane closures for bridge maintenance, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights through Thursday.
Mile marker 289 to 280, southbound – Overnight single-lane closures at various locations for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through Thursday.
*NEW* Mile marker 294 to 292, southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 55/48 (John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control between Route 628 (Old Grade Road) and Shenandoah/Frederick County lines for shoulder repairs, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 691 (Dellinger Acres Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 717 (Liberty Furnace Road) and Route 705 (Buggy Ridge Road) for maintenance to bridge over Stony Creek, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through January 29.


FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 300 to 301, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures as needed for road and bridge work, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through the night of March 30. 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 fall 2024.
Mile marker 307 to 300 southbound – Overnight slow-rolls to shift traffic onto new portion of Route 840 bridge, reset concreate barriers and pavement marking operations, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through Wednesday. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control.
*NEW* Exit 315, northbound – Right shoulder closures for sign work, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mile marker 315 to 302, southbound – Overnight single-lane closures at various locations for pavement patching, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through Thursday.

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Eastbound and westbound left lane and shoulder closures between Route 659 (Burnt Factory Road/Valley Mill Road) and Clarke County line for road widening project, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November 24.
*NEW* Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Westbound left lane and shoulder closures and flagger traffic control as needed near Route 660 intersection (Woods Mill Road) for installation of traffic equipment, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Westbound alternating lane closures between Clarke County line and I-81 interchange for brush removal, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Thursday.
Route 277 (Fairfax Street/Fairfax Pike) – Overnight flagger traffic control between Clarke County line and Route 11 (Main Street, Stephens City) for paving operations, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nights through Thursday.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 642 (Tasker Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 740/1475 (Lynn Drive/Queens Way) and Route 719 (Warrior Drive) for utility work, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through December 1.
*NEW* Route 703 (Whitacre Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 702 (Ridgeview Road) and Route 701 (Redland Road) for utility work, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Various roads – Alternating lane closures on Route 657 (Senseny Road), Route 736 (Rossum Lane), Route 867 (Twinbrook Circle) and Route 868 (Glenridge Drive) just west of Clarke County line for road improvements and utility work, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through February 2024.


CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
*NEW* Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Eastbound and westbound single lane closures near FR-729 intersection (Trapp Hill Road) for installation of traffic equipment, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
*NEW* Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Westbound left lane closures and flagger traffic control as needed near Route 635 intersection (Pierce Road) for installation of traffic equipment, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Eastbound and westbound single lane closures between Route 606 (River Road) and Route 7 Business just east of Berryville for shoulder widening and rumble strip installation. Eastbound lane closures 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays. Westbound lane closures between 8 p.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays or weeknights. Estimated completion December 29.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.


WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66
Exit 1A, westbound – Overnight closures of ramp to I-81 southbound for bridge widening, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nights through Friday. Dates are approximate. Follow posted detour. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control.
Exit 6, westbound – Overnight partial closures of off-ramp to Route 340/522 for paving operations, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nights through Thursday.

INTERSTATE 81
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 March 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 fall 2024.
Mile marker 300 to 299, southbound – Overnight slow-rolls to shift traffic onto new portion of bridge, reset concreate barriers and pavement marking operations, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nights through Wednesday. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control.

PRIMARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

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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