March 7, 2014
Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays
The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Friday, March 7, 2014, due to construction and maintenance projects
(Johnson Lane) – Johnson Lane will be closed indefinitely to provide construction access to the proposed Walgreens site along Constance Road.
(Route 58/Holland Road) – A contractor will have a work zone eastbound and westbound near the intersection of Route 58/Holland Road and Pioneer Road for traffic signal installation and placement of a storm water structure. The work zone should be in effect from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Manning Bridge Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities will have a flagging operation on Manning Bridge Road between Holland Road and the Springfield Subdivision from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(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.
(Dixon Drive) – A contractor will set up a detour for Dixon Drive with all traffic directed around Eclipse to Cross Street. Motorists can access Dixon Drive and proceed to Rivershore, Wigneil, and Mulligan. This detour is expected to be place until March 7, 2014.
(Pender Street) – A contractor will have Pender Street closed continuously for approximately six weeks starting February 12, 2014. The closure will shut down the section of Pender Street from West Washington Street to Spring Street in preparation of widening the road and converting it from a one way street to a two way street. Access to homes will be made for local residents within the vicinity of the work zone. Spring Street will remain open until completion of this work.
(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.
(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 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 April 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 April 1, 2014.