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, Thursday, October 19, 2017, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects: 

(East Washington Street) – A contractor will have East Washington Street closed at the crossing between Pinner Street and Hall Avenue with a detour in place.

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

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

(Portsmouth Boulevard) – A contractor will have alternating lane closures eastbound and westbound on Portsmouth Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Quaker Road) – A contractor will have a mobile operations Quaker Road between Dutch Road and Porterfield Lane from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Military Road) – A contractor will have the 400 block of Military Road closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 18th through October 20th.

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

(Dayle Acres Road) – A contractor will have Dayle Acres Road closed to repair a water line overnight from 8 a.m., Thursday, October 19th through 4 p.m., Friday, October 20th. During this time, the repair will also require a flagging operation on Nansemond Parkway between Shoulders Hill Road and Helen Street.

(Summerhouse Drive) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Summerhouse Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Route 272) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Route 272 between Route 189 and Route 58 for pavement repair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(Townpoint Road) – A contractor will have alternating lane closures on Townpoint Road between Pughsville Road and Cove Street to install new cross drains from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Moderate to heavy traffic should be anticipated.

Ongoing Projects:

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

(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 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 October 31st.

(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.