Road Closures & Possible Traffic Delays

April 18, 2014

Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Thursday, April 18, 2014, due to construction and maintenance projects:

New Projects:

(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will be maintaining vegetation on Godwin Boulevard today.

(County Street) – a contractor will have a lane closure in the 500 block of County Street near the intersection with Lewis Avenue until 2 p.m.

(Holy Neck Road) – Public Works will have a flagging operation on Holy Neck Rd. between Old S. Quay Rd. and Southwestern Blvd. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(North Main Street) – A Suffolk Department of Public Works contractor has begun the resurfacing of North Main Street between Prentis Street and Washington Street. They will be milling and resurfacing sections of the roadway between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. (Sunday, April 20th and Monday, April 21st). A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained throughout the project with some intermittent flagging operations during critical times. The anticipated completion date for this project is Friday, May 2nd.

(North Main Street) –Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering’s paint crew will have mobile lane closures on Main Street between Prentis Street and Market Street from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.

(Route 58/Holland Road) – A contractor will have lane closures on Route 58/Holland Road at Pioneer Road between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

(Hosier Road) – Public Works will have a flagging operation on Hosier Road between White Marsh Road and Badger Road from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

(Lewis Avenue) – Public Works will have the 200 block of Lewis Avenue closed between Spruce Street and Laurel Street while storm drains are installed until 3:00 p.m.

Ongoing Projects:

(Spring Street) – The closure of Spring Street will be permanent as the re-paving efforts are for the widening of Pender Street to accept two-way traffic. The new Suffolk Police Administration Building and parking lot are set to be constructed over the existing Spring Street location.

(Saratoga Street and West Washington Street) – The intersection of Saratoga Street and West Washington Street will be closed to allow for repair and rerouting of storm water drainage through the intersection and along Washington Street to Clay Street as well as to allow for minor sanitary sewer repairs. The length of time for the closure is heavily dependent upon weather conditions and adjustments to multiple underground utilities. A signed detour route will be in place to direct traffic. West Washington Street remains closed to thru traffic from the intersection with Clay Street to beyond the intersection with Saratoga Street. Saratoga Street is closed from the intersection with Washington Street to the intersection with Jackson Street. Southbound traffic on Saratoga Street coming from Market Street will be able to make right turn onto West Washington Street.

(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.

(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 July 1, 2014. 

(Kings Highway and Sleepy Hole Road) – A contractor will be working in the roadway and right-of-way along Kings Highway and Sleepy Hole Road from the demolished Kings Highway Bridge to the Nansemond River Drive intersection installing a 12-inch sewer force main. Anticipate temporary lane closures in the area of construction. This work should be completed by July 1, 2014.

(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.

(Johnson Lane) – Johnson Lane will be closed indefinitely to provide construction access to the proposed Walgreens site along Constance Road.

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