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VDOT Issues Traffic Alerts For May 10-14, 2021

 
Staunton, VA (May 7, 2021) - 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.

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ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Overnight right lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

Mile marker 10 to 30, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for maintenance of various bridges, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

Mile marker 15 to 19, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for bridge cleaning at various locations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 10.

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PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 60 (Madison Street/Monroe Avenue) – Brief closures for overhead utility work between I-64 interchange and Covington western city limits, Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Each closures scheduled for no more than two minutes.

Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) – Be alert for higher traffic volumes due to bridge work in West Virginia. Route 159 serving as part of detour between I-64 exit 183 in West Virginia and exit 10 (Callaghan) in Virginia. Estimated completion June 4.

Route 311 (Kanawha Trail) – Be alert for higher traffic volumes due to bridge work in West Virginia. Route 311 serving as part of detour between I-64 exit 183 in West Virginia and exit 10 (Callaghan) in Virginia. Estimated completion June 4.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, trash pickup, pothole patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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SECONDARY ROADS

Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) – Closed between Route 617 (Jamison Mountain Road) and Route 615 (Blue Spring Run Road) for replacement of two bridges over Blue Spring Run. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion August 26.

Route 661 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control between Route 683 (Callaghan Circle) and Route 719 (Bellegray Lane) for maintenance of Ogle Creek bridge, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) – Temporary traffic signals in operation 24/7 between I-64 and Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) during bridge replacement at Karnes Creek. Estimated project completion in September 2021.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacements, ditch work, tree removal, pothole patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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SECONDARY ROADS

Route 678 (Indian Draft Road) – Closed to through traffic due to slope repairs between Route 614 (Tower Hill Road) and Route 609 (Burnsville Road) in Highland County. Follow posted detour. Estimated reopening mid-May 2021.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and ditch work. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

*UPDATE* Mile marker 53 to 55, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for equipment installation for bridge painting operation, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 15.

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 174 to 206, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

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PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 707 (Jonestown Road) and Route 797 (Beulah Drive), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

*NEW* Route 39 (Maury River Road Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 780 (Brattons Run) and Route 601 (Millard Burke Memorial Highway) for upgrades to railroad crossing, 8 a.m. Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday. Follow posted detour.

*UPDATE* Route 39 (Maury River Road) – Eastbound shoulder closures for sign installation between Route 732 (Rick Mast Loop) and Route 668 (Bethesda Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

*NEW* Route 60 (East Midland Trail) – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work near Buena Vista western city limits, 9 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 39 (Maury River Road) and Route 727 (Hyde Road), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for grading, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, pavement patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
 
 

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