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, Friday, July 20, 2018, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(Highland Avenue) – A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 300 block of Highland Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(College Drive) – A contractor will be working on the shoulders of College Drive at University Boulevard and Hampton Roads Parkway from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Western Avenue) – A contractor will have Western Avenue closed between West Constance Road and Church Street from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Ruritan Boulevard) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation in the 7500 to 7700 blocks of Ruritan Boulevard from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(North Broad Street) – A contractor will have North Broad Street, between West Washington Street and West Constance Road, closed to thru traffic beginning 7 p.m., Friday, July 20 through 6 a.m., Monday, July 23.

(various locations) – A contractor will have crews working in the 400 block of Nansemond Avenue, 200 block of Lakeside Street, and the 200 block of Highland Avenue from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Hampton Roads Parkway) – A contractor will be working on the shoulder on Hampton Roads Parkway at Hunters Court from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Carolina Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation southbound on Carolina Road between Cypress Chapel Road and Rountree Crescent for side cutting from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(Drum Hill Road and Collins Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations on Drum Hill Road and Collins Road for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Holy Neck Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a lane closure in the 7000 block of Holy Neck Road for ditch maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Girl Scout Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation on Girl Scout Road between the Western Branch boat ramp an Cherokee Drive for side cutting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Nansemond Parkway for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(Route 58) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on westbound Route 58 to the Southampton County line then returning eastbound to the Route 13/32 Bypass for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 19 to July 21.

Upcoming Projects:

(Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have Nansemond Parkway closed to thru traffic between Wilroy Road and Progress Road for railroad crossing repair beginning at 6 a.m., Monday July 23 through 7 a.m., Tuesday, July 24. Traffic will be detoured via Wilroy Road and Progress Road. Message boards have been placed to notify motorists.

Ongoing Projects: 

(Portsmouth Boulevard) – A contractor will have a westbound right shoulder closure in the 1200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.

(Hillpoint Road) – A contractor will have a lane closure in the 1000 block of Hillpoint Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 20.

(West Constance Road) – A contractor will be installing gas lines on West Constance Road between Holland Road and Main Street. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will require periodic lane closures.

(Old Somerton Road, Carolina Road, Whaleyville Boulevard, Rosewood Drive) – A contractor will be installing new water lines on Old Somerton Road, Carolina Road, Whaleyville Boulevard, and Rosewood Drive. Work within this area will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and will require shoulder and/or lane closures. The speed limit within the area has been lowered to 35 mph. A southbound lane diversion will be in place between the 1300 block of Carolina Road and the 1500 block of Whaleyville Boulevard from June 26, 2018 to July 31, 2018. The project is expected to continue through September 2018.

(Oak Ridge Neighborhood) – A contractor will be installing an 8" water line in the Oak Ridge neighborhood.  Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood and is expected to continue through July 2018.

(Nansemond Parkway) – The Nansemond Roadway Expansion Project continues on Nansemond Parkway between Shoulders Hill Road and the Chesapeake City line.  Work in this area will require periodic eastbound and westbound shoulder and/or lane closures.