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, December 15, 2017, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(Clifton Street) — A contractor will have a lane closure in the 4900 block of Clifton Street from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(Walnut Street) — A contractor will have Walnut Street closed between White Marsh Road and Adams Street with a detour in place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Third Avenue) — A contractor will have a lane closure in the 600 block of Third Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Military Road) — A contractor will have a lane closure in the 100 block of Military Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Manning Road) — A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 100 block of Manning Road from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Godwin Boulevard) — A contractor will have mobile lane closures on Godwin Boulevard in both directions between Main Street and Kensington Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Deer Forest Road) — Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Deer Forest Road between Carolina Road and Adams Swamp Road for beaver dam removal from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Kings Fork Road) — Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation in the 1600 block of Kings Fork Road for driveway repair.

Upcoming Projects:

(Route 58) – Beginning, Monday, December 18, a contractor will have alternating lane closures westbound on Route 58 at the bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad before the Holland Road traffic light. The bridge maintenance will take place overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and is expected to be complete January 5, 2018.

(Lake Prince Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have Lake Prince Road closed between Exeter Drive and Starcher Court for a cross drain replacement from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 19. Traffic will be detoured via Exeter Drive, Girl Scout Road, and Milners Road.

(Second Avenue) — A contractor will have a lane closure in the 500 block of Second Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 18.

(Carolina Road) — A contractor will have a southbound mobile lane closure on Carolina Road between Horton Drive and Turlington Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 18 to December 21.

Ongoing Projects:

(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 the end of the year.

(Holland Road) – A contractor will have the westbound lane closed between the Lake Meade Bridge and St. Anne Avenue with traffic shifted to the center lane. Work will take place each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., however, the lane shift will be permanent until approximately December 31.

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

(Magnolia Drive) – A contractor will be installing new storm pipes along Magnolia Drive from Old College Drive to Brookwood Drive.  Traffic control setup and a lane closure will be in place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Work is currently delayed and is expected to resume on/around December 4, 2017.

(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.

(Bob White Lane) – Beginning Tuesday, November 14, a contractor will have Bob White Lane closed between Deanes Station Road and Shoulders Hill Road with traffic detouring thru Deanes Station Road and Rabey Farm Road. The closure will be permanent until approximately February 5, 2018. There will be a southbound lane shift on Shoulders Hill Road at the intersection of Shoulders Hill/Rabey Farm/Pughsville and the speed limit on Shoulders Hill Road will be temporarily lowered to 35 miles per hour.