Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays 

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Monday, August 21, 2017, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects: 

(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have an overnight flagging operation on Godwin Boulevard at the Reids Ferry Bridge for bridge maintenance beginning Sunday, August 13th. Work will take place Sunday through Thursday from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. and is expected to take approximately 2 weeks to complete.

(Cedar Street Extended) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have Cedar Street Extended closed between Charlotte Avenue and Laurel Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Harvest Drive) – A contractor will have the 7000 block of Harvest Drive closed for a cross drain replacement, August 21st through August 25th. A detour will be in place.

(Carolina Road and Whaleyville Boulevard) – A contractor will have mobile operations northbound and southbound on Carolina Road and Whaleyville Boulevard for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(West Washington Street) – A contractor will have the 200 block of West Washington Street closed from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a paving operation with a detour in place.

(Copeland Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Paint Crew will have mobile lane closures on Copeland Road between Whaleyville Boulevard and Lummis Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Bennetts Pasture Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 5200 block of Bennetts Pasture Road for milling and paving from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Colonial Avenue) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities will have Colonial Avenue closed between Grove Avenue and Pond Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., August 21st through August 25th. A detour will be in place to direct traffic.

(East Washington Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation in the 2000 block of East Washington Street at the train trestle for drainage maintenance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Pitchkettle Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Pitchkettle Road between Constance Road and Lake Kilby Road and Lake Kilby for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have an eastbound shoulder closure in the 2700 block of Godwin Boulevard beginning at 9 a.m. Once complete, they will have a lane closure on Centerbrook Lane until 4 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(Route 13/32 Bypass) – A contractor will have milling and paving operations on the Route 13/32 Bypass from Route 13 to Route 58 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., starting August 23rd. Work will require lane closures beginning northbound and is anticipated to be complete in 2 weeks.

(Holy Neck Road) – A contractor will have the 6800 block of Holy Neck Road closed for a cross drain replacement, August 28th through September 1st. A detour will be in place.

Ongoing Projects: 

(Oak Ridge Neighborhood) – A contractor will be installing an 8" water line in the Oakridge neighborhood.  Work will require lane closures throughout the neighborhood beginning on Westgate Avenue and is expected to continue through August.

(Carolina Road) – A contractor will have a northbound shoulder closure in the 800 block of Carolina Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for approximately two weeks starting August 4th.

(Magnolia Drive) – A contractor will be installing a new storm pipe along Magnolia Drive from Old College Drive to Brookwood Drive starting the week of July 24th.  Traffic control setup and a lane closure will be in place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work is expected to be complete by September 8th.

(College Drive and Harbour View Boulevard) – A contractor will have the Right Turn Lanes closed northbound and southbound on College Drive at the intersection of Harbour View Boulevard and the right turn lane will also be closed from eastbound Harbour View Boulevard to southbound College Drive.  Westbound Harbour View Boulevard will also be narrowed to one lane in this area. This will allow for the beginning of construction of the College Drive Roundabout project. These closures will occur daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be in place for several weeks.