December 6, 2013
Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delay
SUFFOLK, VA (December 6, 2013) The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Friday, December 6, 2013, due to construction and maintenance projects:
(Lincoln Avenue) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have Lincoln Avenue closed to thru traffic between Pitchkettle Road and Harrison Street until 4 p.m.
(South Saratoga Street) – A contractor will be working in the parking lane on South Saratoga Street from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have a northbound lane closure on Godwin Boulevard between the Reids Ferry Bridge and Kingsdale Road until 3:30 p.m.
(Wilroy Road) – A contractor will have a lane closure on Wilroy Road from Williams Road to Turner Drive until 5 p.m.
(Route 58) – A contractor will have lane closures on the inside eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 58 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The closures will extend approximately 1500 feet on each side of the intersection with Pioneer Road to facilitate construction within the median. Vehicles traveling along Pioneer Road will only have the option of turning onto the eastbound lane of Route 58. The exit for Pioneer Road from the westbound direction will be closed with a detour sign at Longstreet Lane.
(Godwin Boulevard) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Godwin Boulevard for pothole repairs until 3 p.m.
(Route 58) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a lane closure on Route 58 eastbound from Old South Quay Road to Leafwood Road until 3 p.m.
(Bridge Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities Line Maintenance Division will have a lane closure at the 3800 block of Bridge Road to repair a water leak. Traffic control will be setup on the northbound lane from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have a flagger setup on Godwin Boulevard between Oakland Elementary School and Kings Highway from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
(Pruden Boulevard/North Main Street) – A contractor will have a stationary lane closure on Pruden Boulevard/North Main Street between Murphys Mill Road and Sadlers Pond Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(Nansemond Parkway and Shoulders Hill Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Signal Crew will be conducting maintenance on the signal at Nansemond Parkway and Shoulders Hill Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
(Mineral Spring Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation on Mineral Spring Road between Manning Road and Arthur Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Holland Road/Route 58) – A contractor is completing construction of a 16-inch water main along the outer lanes of Holland Road/Route 58 at the Village of Holland. Expect temporary shoulder closures along the corridor from the Center Point Development to the Village of Holland as the contractor completes water main testing and shoulder repairs.
(various locations) – A contractor will be working on the installation of water and sewer mains for the Crittenden/Eclipse water and sewer extension project. The work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The project will be ongoing until Spring 2015. Flagging operations will be necessary on the following streets: Wigneil Street, Vine Street, Pike Street, Rivershore Drive, Dixon Road, Cross Street, Eclipse Drive, Bleakhorn Drive, and Darden Clubhouse Road during the period of construction.
(Wilroy Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities will have periodic work zones on Wilroy Road between Williams Road and Bracey Drive from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The project construction will be ongoing through March 2014.
(Kings Highway) – A contractor will be working in the vicinity of the former Kings Highway Bridge installing a 12-inch pipe under the Nansemond River. Anticipate temporary lane closures in the area of the drilling equipment. Anticipate shoulder closures south of the Nansemond River for staging the pipe. This work should be completed by January 15, 2014.
(Kings Highway) – A contractor will be working in the roadway and the right-of-way along Kings Highway between Bob House Parkway and the former Kings Highway Bridge installing a 12-inch sewer force main. Anticipate temporary lane closures in the area of construction. This work should be completed by December 15, 2013.
(Market Street & Henley Place) – Thru traffic on Market Street and Henley Place will be restricted until further notice to facilitate additional pavement and concrete work for the City of Suffolk E-911/Municipal Center project. The west entrance to the Main Municipal Center Parking Lot will be closed. All public and staff traffic to the Human Resources Building will utilize the same entrance and travel along the north side of the parking lot to the building. Access to the Human Resources Building can also happen via Washington Street to Pender Street on the west side of the Police Administration Building.