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TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF February 18-22, 2008

TRAFFIC ALERT FOR WEEK OF February 18-22, 2008

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.

(NEW) _ Indicates a new or revised entry since last week’s report.


Interstate 64

* Mile markers 95 to 96 – Cleaning and painting bridges, alternating lane closures. Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Interstate 81

* Various locations –Guardrail installation. Alternating lane and shoulder closures both northbound and southbound. Night work - 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

* Mile markers 205 to 237 – Northbound and southbound lanes, debris clean up on Wednesday.

Primary Roads

* Route 11 – Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 56 – Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 250 –Trucks entering from Route 636 between Route 637 to Route 358 and from Route 608 between Route 608 to Route 1360.

* Route 252 - Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 262 – Debris clean up from I-81 to Route 11 at Verona on Wednesday.

* Route 340 (Rosser Avenue) – Trucks entering from work site from Route 608 to Route 1501 for utility work with flagger traffic control during daylight hours.

Secondary Roads

* Route 608 – Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 610 – Tree trimming from Route 608 to the Nelson County Line weekdays during daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 621 ( Sandy Ridge Road ) – Between Route 823 and Route 611. Work-site truck traffic for sub-division road construction. Work is during daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 624 – Tree trimming, Waynesboro City limits to Route 634 during daylight hours.

* (NEW) Route 644 – Tree trimming from Waynesboro City limits to the Blue Ridge Parkway during daylight hours.

* Route 710 – Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 726 – Utility company will be trimming trees.

* Route 730 (Stribling Spring Road) – Road closed 0.7 miles south of Route 747 (Freemason Run Road) and 0.5 mile north of Route 761 (Bull Mountain Road), beginning Monday, February 11, through Friday, February 22, for box culvert installation. Detour provided.

* Route 1319 ( Westminster Drive ) – From Route 1360 and Route 608, water line installation. Road surface patching may cause minor delays.

* Route 1621 (Beagle Gap Run) – From Wild Cat Cove to Beagle Gap Forest . Trucks entering work for sewer line installation. Work is daylight hours.

* Various Roads – Shoulder repairs, tree removal, brush cutting, and machining non-hard surface roads. Lane closures and flaggers may be used at various locations. Work will be weekdays during daylight hours.

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