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VDOT Schedules Highway Work Throughout Central VA

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Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release

CULPEPER — The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.

Albemarle County

Interstate 64 – Daily shoulder closures for substructure repairs to overpasses between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Work will be done Monday-Wednesday on the Route 635 overpass (milepost 107) and Thursday-Friday on the Route 731 overpass (milepost 128). Closures may alternate between the eastbound and westbound shoulders; motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the work zone and equipment along the shoulder.

Routes 606, 611, 617, 630, 634, 637, 643, 661, 668, 688, 689, 691, 703, 721, 722, 735, 736, 764, 821 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Routes 637, 688, 689, 736 – Pipe cleaning at various locations along the roads. Motorists should be alert for equipment and workers along the road shoulders and slow down when approaching the work zone; brief delays possible.

Route 240 (Three Notchd Road) – Debris removal. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls and a possible lane closure as they approach the work zone and for equipment and workers along the road shoulder. Expect brief delays.

Routes 20, 665, 676, 712, 795 – Ditching operations. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the work zone and for equipment and workers along the road shoulder. Expect brief delays.

Route 708 (Dry Bridge Road) – Closed to through traffic at the railroad bridge for construction of a new bridge and approaches. Traffic will be detoured via Route 787 (Gillums Ridge Road). The bridge will remain closed until the project is completed in September.

Culpeper County

Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – Surveying and geotechnical work in conjunction with the project to widen Route 3 to four lanes from Stevensburg to Lignum. Periodic lane closures will occur. Motorists should use caution as they approach the work zone.

Routes 601, 617, 621, 628, 629, 630, 642, 646, 657, 693 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Town of Culpeper

Route 15/29 Business (Madison Highway) – Construction of roundabout at Route 229 (Main Street). Lane closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily on Madison Highway and Main Street for installation of pipes and sewer lines under the roads and signs along the roadside. Motorists should expect minor delays, reduce speed and follow traffic controls.

Fauquier County

Routes 17, 29, 55, 211, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 647, 710, 711, 712, 732, 1001 – Patching and pavement repairs at various locations along the road. Motorists should be alert and slow down for mobile work zones; brief delays possible.

Routes 627, 629, 645, 681, 682, 683, 688, 694, 703, 710, 711, 715, 719, 728, 730, 734, 735, 736, 737, 739, 742, 768, 770, 789, 800, 801, 807 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Routes 647 (Crest Hill Road), 687 (Opal Road) – Roadside trimming operations. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zone and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Fluvanna County

Route 636 (Nahor Manor Road) – Roadside trimming operations. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zone and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Greene County

Routes 601, 603, 614, 628, 629, 630, 632, 634, 638, 642, 650, 676 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Louisa County

Route 15 (Zion Crossroads interchange) – Construction of diverging diamond interchange.

Route 15 is reduced to one lane both northbound and southbound, with traffic limited to the left lane in each direction. Motorists should be aware of signs indicating the traffic pattern and traffic control devices.

Work continues to add an additional lane to the I-64 exit ramps. Trucks will be hauling material across Route 15. Motorists should use caution and slow down as they approach the work zone and be alert for new traffic patterns and uneven pavement surfaces, as well as workers and equipment in and near the travel lanes during this period.

Routes 617, 636, 640, 695 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Rappahannock County

Routes 211 (Lee Highway), 522 (Sperryville Pike) – Roadside trimming operations. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zone and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Real-time road conditions and weather forecasts are available on VDOT’s traffic and travel

web site, www.511Virginia.org. The site also has live traffic camera images for many major highways, including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state. Call 800-367-7623 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.

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