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On the roads


The Virginia Department of Transportation reports the following road projects are scheduled in the area the week of Oct. 1- Oct. 5:
 
PAGE COUNTY
Primary Road
• Route 340 - Bridge construction work over Compton Creek and Norfolk Southern Railway and approaches, 1.4 miles south of the Page and Warren County lines to 3.50 miles south of the Page and Warren County lines. Daily lane closures with flagger traffic control. Shoulder closures, 24 hours-a-day. Speed limit reduced to 45 mph. Estimated completion is fall 2013.
• Various roads - Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
Secondary Roads
• Route 603 (Fleeburg Road) - Naked Creek Bridge Project. Replacement work at the intersection of Route 603 and Route 609 (Naked Creek Road). Periodic temporary lane closures, daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion is April 2013.
• Route 686 (Smeltzer's Road) - Compton Creek/Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge project. New alignment of Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway). Intersection of Route 686 (Smeltzer's Road) and Route 340, from 0.24 miles south of the intersection of Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road) at Route 340, was permanently closed on May 23. A cul-de-sac will be constructed at the west end of Route 686. Motorists wishing to access Route 686 will need to turn off of Route 340 onto Route 662 and travel 0.26 miles east on Route 662 to the intersection of Route 686. Signs will be posted.
• Various roads - Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
 
SHENANDOAH COUNTY
Interstate 81
• Mile marker 263.9 to 298, northbound and southbound - Debris removal and guardrail work.Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Primary Roads
• (NEW) Route 211 - I-81 Southbound lane bridge overpass - Single lane closures, Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Bridge inspection.
 
Secondary Roads
• Route 623 - Back Road Project. Construction of new alignment Route 638 and Route 623, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to7 p.m. Estimated completion is fall 2012.
• (NEW) Route 744 (Frenchman Pond Road) - Bridge replacement located 0.15 mile west of Route 678.  Road will be closed at this location from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5.  Detour is:
Westbound traffic will travel North on Route 678 (Fort Valley Road) to Route 771 West (Boyer Road) to Route 773 South (Coverstone Road).
Eastbound traffic will travel North of Route 773 (Coverstone Road) to Route 771 East (Boyer Road) to Route 678 S (Fort Valley Road).
• (NEW) Various roads - Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours,Monday to Friday.
 
 
FREDERICK COUNTY
Interstate 81
• Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound - Debris removal and guardrail work. Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Mile marker 306.53 to 303.73, southbound - Paving. Alternating lane closures, Sunday night to Thursday morning, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion is Oct. 31.
• Mile marker 313 to 315, northbound and southbound - In conjunction with the Route 657/Senseny Road Bridge deck replacement work. Shoulder closures and intermittent nighttime lane closures beginning Feb. 20 for installation of barrier for shoulder closures. Estimated completion is mid October.
• (UPDATE) Mile marker 313.31 to 310.12, southbound - Guardrail work. Alternating lane closures,Sunday night to Thursday morning, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Nov. 1.
 
Primary Roads
• Route 11, southbound - Relocation of utilities and installation of right turn lane from the Route 37 southbound off-ramp to Route 1090. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work is from Aug. 23 to Oct. 5.
 
Secondary Roads
• Route 657 (Senseny Road, Winchester) - Deck replacement work on bridge over I-81 from Millwood Pike (Route 522/50/17) and Berryville Pike (Route 7). Intermittent single-lane traffic controlled by flaggers. Estimated completion is mid October.
• Various roads - Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.
 
 
CLARKE COUNTY
Primary Roads
• Route 7 Business (West Main Street) - Mosby Boulevard Project. Construction of Route 636/Mosby Boulevard extension and round about. Flagger traffic control. Estimated completion is May 2013.
• Route 255 - Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.
 
 
Secondary Roads
• Various roads - Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.
 
 
WARREN COUNTY
Interstate 66
• Mile marker 0 to 13, eastbound and westbound - Debris removal and brush cutting, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Interstate 81
• Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound - Debris removal, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Primary Roads
• Various roads - Shoulder repairs.
 
Secondary Roads
• Route 619 (Mountain Road) - Bridge deck replacement from 0.20 mile east of Route 678 (Fort Valley Road). Road closed beginning Sept. 24. Estimated completion is October. Detour is:
Southbound traffic will use Route 678 North (Fort Valley Road) to Route 55 East (Strasburg Road) to Route 626 South (Totten Lane).
Northbound traffic will use Route 615 East (Wakeman Mill Road) to Route 55 West (Strasburg Road) to Route 678 South (Fort Valley Road).
• Various roads - Mowing and shoulder repairs.
• Various roads - Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.
 
Vegetation management may occur district wide on various routes.
 
Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.
 

2 Comments | Leave a comment

    Hello, I was wondering if you have an archive of all the "On the roads" articles? I am doing a research, and use your article quiet frequently for reference. Thank you very much, if possible please send me a reply at pc8jx@virginia.edu

    Warren County doesn't include this part of Interstate 81!!!!!!

    • Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound - Debris removal, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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