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Road Closures & Possible Traffic Delays

December 16, 2014

Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

SUFFOLK, VA (December 16, 2014) The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Tuesday, December 16, 2014, due to construction and maintenance projects. 

New Projects:

(Nansemond Parkway and Portsmouth Boulevard) – A contractor will have a right turn lane closure along southbound Nansemond Parkway at the intersection of Portsmouth Boulevard. A shoulder closure will also be installed along westbound Portsmouth Boulevard in conjunction with the right turn lane of Nansemond Parkway. The closures will be in effect on Monday, December 15, 2015 and Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(Lewis Avenue) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have Lewis Avenue closed from County Street to Spruce Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Smith Street and St. James Avenue) – Suffolk Department of Public works will have the intersection of Smith Street and St. James Avenue closed with a detour in place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Route 58) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on eastbound and westbound Route 58 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Skeetertown Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations will have a flagging operation on Skeetertown Road between Meadow Country Road and Airport Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ongoing Projects:

(Robbie Road) – The Suffolk Department of Public Works and a contractor will begin working on the bridge along Robbie Road, beginning on August 28, 2014. The project will require the closure of the roadway at the bridge site with work expected to be completed in January 2015. A detour will be in place to route thru traffic.

(Lake Speight Colony Neighborhood) – A contractor is working within the Lake Speight Colony Neighborhood as part of the sewer improvements for this neighborhood. Work is being conducted on Austin and Lake Speight Drives. Anticipate detoured traffic in the neighborhood as the gravity sewer is being constructed. This work should be completed by February 1, 2015.

(Turlington Road) – The Turlington Road Sewer Extension Project is planned to run through April 2015, 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The work will require the closure of Turlington Road to thru traffic between Jackson Road and Old Somerton Road. Access for local traffic including the Turlington Woods Alternative School and emergency vehicles will be provided.

(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.

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