September 19, 2014
Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays
SUFFOLK, VA (September 19, 2014) The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Friday, September 19, 2014, due to construction and maintenance projects.
(Brentwood Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be working in the back of the facility at Brentwood Road.
(Nansemond Parkway) -- Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a lane closure on Nansemond Parkway from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. between Progress Road and Woodland Trail in the southbound direction with a flagging operation.
(Wilroy Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will perform pothole repairs on Wilroy Road from Nansemond Parkway to Constance Road in both directions.
(Route 13/32 Bypass and Route 58) – A contractor will be working on the Route 13/32 Bypass and Route 58 for mowing purposes.
(North Division Street) – A contractor will close the 100 block of North Division Street to thru traffic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The street will be closed from East Washington Street to Bank Street Extended.
(Various Locations) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be working on Old College Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and in the 100 block Lewis Avenue.
(Old College Drive and Skeet Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be working on Old College Drive and Skeet Road on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
(Skeet Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be working on Skeet Road on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
(Freeman Mill Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be mowing on Freeman Mill Road.
(South Main Street and West Washington Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be pouring concrete on South Main Street and West Washington Street from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
(Route 58) – A contractor will be working in the eastbound outside lanes of Route 58 for milling purposes with a lane shift from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Turlington Road and 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 along Turlington Road and on Austin Drive. Anticipate detoured traffic on Austin Drive as the gravity sewer is being constructed. This work should be completed by December 1, 2014.
(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 by November 18, 2014. A detour will be in place to route thru traffic.
(Manning Bridge Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations and a contractor will work on the bridge along Manning Bridge Road beginning Monday, July 28, 2014. The project will require the closure of the roadway at the bridge site and work is expected to be completed by November 28, 2014. A detour will be in place to route thru traffic.
(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.
(Route 17/Bridge Road) -- A City of Suffolk Public Utilities contractor will have the interior through lanes closed on Route 17/Bridge Rd. from the intersection of Lee Farm Lane to the southern approach of the Mills Godwin Bridge, Monday through Friday, from July 14, 2014 through October 1, 2014. One lane will remain open to through traffic on a 24 hour basis on work days. The public is requested to be alert and use caution through the work zone. Effective, Monday, July 21, 2014, the work hours will be extended to 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., weather permitting, except for weekends and holidays. All pipe installation across intersections (Lee Farm Lane, Bennetts Pasture Road and Bennetts Creek Landing) will be performed during the evenings from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Intersections will remain open allowing traffic movement from Lee Farm Lane, Bennetts Pasture Road and Bennetts Creek Landing to make full left and right turns. Left turn lanes off of Route 17 will remain open. All traffic control will be removed for the weekends and holidays. During evening work at the intersections (8 p.m. to 5 a.m.), traffic turning from Lee Farm Lane and Bennetts Pasture Road will be required to make right turns. Both intersections will not be impacted at the same time. All traffic control devices installed on Monday mornings will be removed on Friday afternoons to allow for traffic flow to return to two lanes, both north and south for the weekend period. In addition, during holidays and for emergency evacuations all traffic control will be removed.