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, March 23, 2018, due to construction and maintenance projects.
(Church Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities and a contractor will have Church Street closed between Western Avenue and Mahan Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 19 through March 23.
(Maple Street) – A contractor will have Maple Street closed between Northbooke Avenue and Grove Avenue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a detour in place, March 19 through March 23.
(Bradford Drive and Magnolia Drive) – A contractor will be excavating near the corner of Bradford Drive and Magnolia Drive from March 19 through March 23 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in preparation for a water line offset on March 21 and March 22. Traffic control will be in effect in that area.
(Lake Kilby Road) – A contractor will have a mobile flagging operation on Lake Kilby Road between Pitchkettle Road and Lake Cohoon Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Freeman Mill Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation in the 1500 block of Freeman Mill Road for bridge maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Brewer Avenue) – A contractor will have Brewer Avenue closed between West Washington Street and 2nd Avenue from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Route 58) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations eastbound and westbound on Route 58 between the Southampton County line and the Route 13/32 Bypass for pothole patching from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Mineral Springs Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Mineral Springs Road between Freeman Mill Road and Manning Road for ditch maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(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 24. Traffic control setup and a periodic lane closure will be in the area from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This project is currently on a delay.
On Saturday, March 24th, Public Works crews will have mobile operations throughout the City for pothole repair from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Locations include Route 58 eastbound and westbound between the Southampton County line and Chesapeake City line.
(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) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Old Somerton Road from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., beginning Monday, February 26. The water line installation in this area will take approximately 60 days, weather permitting.
(Longstreet Lane) – Longstreet Lane is closed at the bridge over Somerton Creek, between Pittmantown Road and Butler Drive, for bridge repair. The demolition and repair began Friday, March 2. Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations anticipates a June 2018 opening.
(Hobson Water Main Extension Project) - A contractor will be installing a water main in the Hobson neighborhood to include Sawmill Point Road, Hudgins Circle and Macedonia Avenue. Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood. All work is expected to be completed in May 2018.
(College Drive and Harbour View Boulevard) – Beginning January 30, a contractor will have a new roundabout pattern in place at the intersection of Harbour View Boulevard and College Drive. The contractor will be conducting construction activities inside the roundabout center as well as off to the sides of the road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(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.
(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 May 31, 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.