VDOT work update, week of 8/10/15

The following highway work by VDOT’s Culpeper District is scheduled, weather permitting, in Rappahannock County during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. (NEW) or (UPDATE)indicate revisions since last week’s report.

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Mowing from Route 729 (Richmond Road) to the Culpeper County line. Mobile lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

(NEW) Route 231 (FT Valley Road) – Drainage pipe replacement. Between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, the road will closed from 0.1 mile south of Route 652 (Poortown Road) to Route 608 (Ashby Road). Southbound motorists should follow Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) south to Route 604 (Round Hill Road), and then right onto Route 707 (Slate Mills Road), which carries traffic back to Route 231. Northbound motorists will reverse the detour.

(NEW) Route 602 (Nethers Road) – Stream bank restoration along the Hughes River. The road will be closed between Route 231 (FT Valley Road) and Route 601 (Nethers Road) beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Route 231 and Route 601 (Peola Mills Road) is the detour route. The road is expected to reopen the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 14.

(UPDATE) Route 622 (Aaron Mountain Road) – Preparatory work for paving of gravel road. Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., traffic will be flagged from Route 626 (Long Mountain Road) to just east of the intersection. Motorists should use an alternate route.

Route 637 (Jericho Road) – Replacement of bridge over Big Indian Run. Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., with traffic controlled by flagging. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area. Anticipated completion May 2016.

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