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Highway work zones in the Staunton District

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath , Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland , Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.


Interstate 64

* No activity reported.

Interstate 81

* (NEW) Various locations – Mowing in Verona and Fishersville.

Primary Roads

* (NEW) Route 11 – Guardrail weed-eating in the Verona area.

* Route 250 – Expect delays due to trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 Monday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 256 – Guardrail weed-eating in the Verona area.

* (NEW) Route 262 – Mowing from Interstate 81 to Route 11.

* (NEW) Route 340 – Guardrail weed-eating in the Verona area.

* (NEW) Route 340 – Mowing from the Staunton City Limits south to the Rockbridge County line.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from worksite from Route 608 to Route 1501 for utility work in the street with flagger traffic control during daylight hours Monday through Friday.

Secondary Roads

* Route 602 (Walkers Creek Road) – Road closed due to bridge replacement at .20 mile north of Route 681 (Mt. Hermon Road) to 3.0 miles south of Route 682 (McKinley Road) Monday, August 6 through Friday, August 31. Detour is five miles long: Southbound traffic should detour using Route 682 east to Route 252 south ( Middlebrook Road ) to Route 681 west to Route 602. Northbound traffic should detour using Route 681 west to Route 252 north to Route 682 west to Route 602.

* Route 608 (Tinkling Springs) – Milling with shoulder and lane closure northbound due to construction of right turn lane near Route 635 Monday through Friday.

* (NEW) Route 631 – Drainage improvements and road alignment for the constructions of a turn lane at Route 285 and Route 608. Flagger traffic control with estimated completion mid-October 2007. Motorist should be aware of new traffic pattern.

* Route 636 – Shoulder closure east and west due to road widening from Route 285/608 to 300-feet east of the AMC Hospital entrance Monday, August 6 through Monday, August 20.

* Route 650 (North Oak Lane) – Road closure over South River due to bridge replacement from Route 624 to Route 664 with signs posted through October 15, 2007. Traffic detoured on Route 624 ( Mt. Torrey Road ) and Route 664 ( Lyndhurst Road ).

* (NEW) Route 778 – Spot leveling from Route 750 to Route 777 with one lane road.

* (NEW) Route 785 – Grading and drainage work with lane closures with flagger traffic control Monday, August 6 through Friday, November 2, 2007.

* Various Roads – Tree trimming, scrapping dirt roads, shoulder work, patching and mowing. Surface treatment Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with traffic controlled by flaggers and pilot truck.

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