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Road Closures & Possible Traffic Delays

May 27, 2015

Road Closures and Possible Traffic

SUFFOLK, VA (May 27, 2015) The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(Route 58) – A contractor will have a lane closure on eastbound Route 58 between the Pitchkettle Exit and the Lake Meade Bridge to continue milling and pavement operations from 6 p.m., May 27 to 6 a.m., May 28.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have a lane closure on Bridge Road between Bennetts Pasture Road and the Godwin Bridge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 26 thru May 29.

(Holland Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a right lane closure in the 3200 block of westbound Holland Road for ditch maintenance from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 (Olde Mill Bridge) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have the Olde Mill Bridge closed for bridge maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A detour will be in place.

 (Kings Highway) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Kings Highway for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 (Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Godwin Boulevard for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

(Magnolia Drive) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Paint Crew will have a work zone on Magnolia Drive between Old College Drive and College Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 Ongoing Projects:

 (Route 58) – A contractor working at the Park & Ride will have the westbound right shoulder on Route 58/Portsmouth Boulevard, between C Street and Nansemond Parkway, closed May 19 thru June 19 to facilitate installation of a turn lane for the parking lot.

(Turlington Road) – The Turlington Road Sewer Extension Project on Turlington Road between Jackson Road and Old Somerton is expected to run thru May 2015. The roadway is open to thru traffic.

(Bennetts Pasture Road and Route 17/Bridge Road) – A contractor will be working at the intersection of Bennetts Pasture Road & Route 17/Bridge Road for the installation of turn lanes. Ongoing work will continue for several months with flagging operations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Moderate to heavy traffic patterns should be anticipated.

 (Turlington Park Neighborhood) – A contractor will be working on the installation of the sewer mains for the Turlington Park Neighborhood. The work hours will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Anticipate detoured traffic in the neighborhood as the sewer mains are being constructed. The project scheduled completion date is October 4, 2015.

 (Shoulders Hill Road) - A contractor will be constructing a new water transmission main along the Shoulders Hill Road Project. The project is scheduled to begin in early April and be completed by August 15, 2015. From early April thru June 12, 2015, construction will be limited from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday thru Friday. From June 13, 2015 to August 15, 2015, the northbound lane will be closed and detours will be in place. For more information and updates please visit: http://www.shouldershillwatermain.com.

 (Portsmouth Boulevard and Nansemond Parkway) - A contractor will be reconstructing the commuter parking lot at the old VDOT weigh scales near the intersection of Portsmouth Boulevard and Nansemond Parkway. The hours of operation are from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday. All commuters who use this lot are directed to use the designated parking area in the Food Lion parking lot at the intersection of Portsmouth Boulevard and Suburban Drive. Anticipate limited short term lane closures.

(Godwin Boulevard & Pembroke Lane) – A contractor is working in the right-of-way along the east side of Godwin Boulevard between Harrell Drive and the Virginia Dominion Power facility. Also, work is anticipated along the Pembroke Lane right-of-way. A flagging operation may be required as equipment and material are moved to the site. The work should be completed by July 1, 2015.

 (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 thru Friday. The project will be ongoing until Spring 2015. Flagging operations will be necessary on the following streets: Wigneil Street, Vine Street, Pike Street during the period of construction.

(Shoulders Hill Road) - A Suffolk Department of Public Utilities contractor will begin constructing a new water transmission main along Shoulders Hill Road Project to enhance fire flows within the area. The project is scheduled to begin in early April and be completed by August 15, 2015. From early April through June 12, 2015, construction will be limited from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. From June 13, 2015 to August 15, 2015, the northbound lane will be closed and the detours will be in place. Click here for more information.

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