Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Monday, October 25, 2021, due to construction and maintenance projects:

New Projects:

(Skeet Road) – A contractor will have a lane closure in the 6200 block of Skeet Road from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Barnes Road, Glenhaven Drive, Ruritan Boulevard) – A contractor will be working in the right of way on Barnes Road, Glenhaven Drive and Ruritan Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., October 19th through December 6th.

(Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Nansemond Parkway between the high school and Wilroy Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Cypress Chapel Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Cypress Chapel Road between Greenway Road and Carolina Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Route 58/Holland Road) – A contractor will have eastbound and westbound left lane closures on Route 58/Holland Road between Kenyon Road and Centerpoint Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Turlington Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Paint Crew will have a flagging operation on Turlington Road between Jackson Road and Carolina Road from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

(Lake Kilby Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation in the 500 block of Lake Kilby Road for drainage maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Whaleyville Boulevard) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a southbound mobile operation on Whaleyville Boulevard for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

(Whaleyville area) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations on secondary roads in the Whaleyville area for vegetation maintenance from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(various locations) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations on Girl Scout Road, Matoaka Road, Quaker Drive, Hosier Road and the Hillpoint Area for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(South Lloyd Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will be working in the 200 block of South Lloyd Street from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(North Main Street) – A contractor will have a northbound right lane closure in the 400 block of North Main Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The start date is still to be determined. 

(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have an eastbound right lane closure in the 3000 block of Godwin Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 27th through October 29th.

(East Washington Street) – A contractor will have alternating lane closures on East Washington Street between North Lloyd Street and 6th Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 26th through October 29th.

(Route 58) – A contractor will have the westbound inside lanes closed on Route 58 at the following bridges and overpasses: Downtown exit ramp to Portsmouth Boulevard, bridge over the railroad just west of Wilroy exit, and at the Wilroy Road exit beginning from 8 p.m. Friday, October 29th through 5 a.m. Monday, November 1st, weather permitting.

(Route 58) – A contractor will have the eastbound outside lanes closed on Route 58 at the following bridges and overpasses: Downtown exit ramp to Portsmouth Boulevard, bridge over the railroad just west of Wilroy exit, and at the Wilroy Road exit beginning from 8 p.m. Friday, November 5th through 5 a.m. Monday, November 8th, weather permitting. 

(Route 58) – A contractor will have the eastbound inside lanes closed on Route 58 at the following bridges and overpasses: Downtown exit ramp to Portsmouth Boulevard, bridge over the railroad just west of Wilroy exit, and at the Wilroy Road exit beginning from 8 p.m. Friday, November 12th through 5 a.m. Monday, November 15th, weather permitting.

Ongoing Projects:

(Bob White Lane) – A contractor will have Bob White Lane closed with a detour between east Green Spring Drive and west Green Spring Drive, July 23rd through October 30th.

(Saratoga Street at Washington Street) – A contractor will have the intersection of Saratoga Street and Washington Street closed with a detour for drainage upgrades, October 4th through approximately November 5th

(Pughsville Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 3800 block of Pughsville Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 12th through November 5th.

(Shoulders Hill Road) – A contractor will have a northbound shoulder closure on Shoulders Hill Road at Bob White Lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., September 28th through October 30th.

(Bob White Lane) – A contractor will have the outbound lane of Bob White Lane closed with traffic detouring through Rabey Farm Road. The entrance to Bob White Lane remains open. For the safety of all, motorists are NOT permitted to drive around the existing barricades. The intersection improvements are expected to be complete by late October.

(Route 58/Holland Road) – As part of the Route 58/Holland Road widening project, the center lane in the 1500 block of Route 58/Holland Road between Staley Drive and US-13 Bypass will be closed as of Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The closure of the center lane at this location will be permanent as the center turn lane will be eliminated in the final roadway configuration and a concrete median will be installed in this area. The closure of the center lane is being implemented at this time for safety. This will head off accidents and traffic congestion in this area by preventing vehicles and trucks from attempting to make left turns into businesses as well as trucks from trying to turn left onto the Bypass on-ramp.

(Lake Cohoon Road) – Beginning Tuesday, March 30th, a contractor will have the 2000 block of Lake Cohoon Road (between Indian Trail and Holland Road) closed with a detour for bridge rehabilitation. The project will include replacement of the 400-foot bridge’s deck and superstructure. The anticipated completion date is January 2022. Message boards have been placed to notify motorists of the upcoming closure. For the safety of all, this closure includes pedestrians and bicyclists.