Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Thursday, August 11, 2022, due to construction and maintenance projects:

 

New Projects:

(Greenway Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Greenway Road from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have an eastbound left lane closure on in the 3800 block of Bridge Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 10 – 11.

(Various Locations) – A contractor will have flagging operations on Holland Road, Buckhorn Drive and Kingsale Road from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

(Butler Drive) – A contractor will be working in the right-of-way on Butler Drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Various Locations) – A contractor will have mobile shoulder closures at the following locations from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • 1100 Block of Carolina Road
  • Delaney Drive
  • Holland Road between Faulk Road and Raleigh Drive
  • Hillpoint Boulevard South at Hillpoint Boulevard 
  • Godwin Boulevard at Hillpoint Boulevard South
  • Kings Fork Road at Howard Boulevard and Quarter Horse Lane

(Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Nansemond Parkway between Wilroy Road and Portsmouth Boulevard for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(Portsmouth Boulevard) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Portsmouth Boulevard between Wilroy Road and the Route 58 ramps for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Holland Road/Route 58) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Route 58 eastbound on the right shoulders between Pruden Boulevard and the Chesapeake City line for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

(Holland Road/Route 58) – City of Suffolk Public Works will have a mobile operation on Holland Road (Route 58) between the 2200 block and the Southampton County line for pavement repairs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Various Locations) – City of Suffolk Public Works will have mobile operations on Southwestern Boulevard, Badger Road, Gates Road and Gardner Lane for bridge maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Various Locations) – City of Suffolk Public Works will have mobile operations on Porterfield Lane, Copeland Road, Shoulders Hill Roadfor vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Upcoming Projects:

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have a northbound inside lane closure on Bridge Road between Jensen Loop and Lee Farm Lane beginning at 7 p.m. Friday 8/12, ending at 5 a.m. on Monday 8/15, weather permitting.  One lane shall remain open at all times.

(Longstreet Lane) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Longstreet Lane for milling and paving from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 12.

(Various Locations) – A contractor will have flagging operations on Clifton Street, Cole Avenue, Miles Avenue, Anderson Avenue and Cove Avenue for milling and paving from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 18.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have a northbound left lane closure on Bridge Road over Bennetts Creek from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 22.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have a southbound right lane closure on Bridge Road over Bennetts Creek from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 23

(Route 13/32 Southern Bypass) – A contractor will have a northbound left lane and shoulder closure on the Route 13/32 Bypass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 24.

(Route 13/32 Southern Bypass) – A contractor will have a southbound left lane and shoulder closure on the Route 13/32 Bypass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 25.

(Pinner Street) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Pinner Street over the CSX Railroad overpass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 26.

(Godwin Boulevard) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Godwin Boulevard at the Reids Ferry Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 29.

(Holland Road) – A contractor will have an eastbound flagging operation on Holland Road from Route 189 to Holy Neck Road from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Ongoing Projects:

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have an eastbound right turn lane closure on Bridge Road at Windward Lane from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 8 – 12.

(Holland Road/Route 58) – A contractor will have a westbound right lane closure on Holland Road between the Holland Business Interchange and Kenyon Road from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 8 – 12.

(Holland Road/Route 58) – A contractor will have an eastbound right lane closure on Holland Road between Kenyon Road and Staley Drive from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 8 – 12. 

(Holland Road/Route 58) – Beginning August 6, Holland Road in Suffolk will be placed in a new traffic pattern utilizing the newly constructed lanes between Grove Avenue to just west of Enterprise Drive.  This traffic switch marks the beginning of Phase 2 and is a significant milestone in the Route 58 Improvements Project.  Contractor crews will facilitate this project milestone shifting traffic starting as early as Saturday, Aug. 6th.  Single-lane closures will be in place on Route 58 beginning as early as 5 a.m. to install pavement markings to facilitate this traffic switch. This traffic shift includes weather-dependent work, including paving and pavement marker installation, that cannot be completed in wet or damp conditions.  Should these conditions be present on or in advance of Saturday’s shift, the traffic shift will be postponed and a new date will be announced after re-evaluating the project schedule. Eastbound traffic will shift approximately 2 weeks afterwards once the old westbound lanes are reconfigured.   

(Elwood Road) – Beginning June 24, 2022, a contractor will have the bridge on Elwood Road closed over the Kingsale Swamp.  The bridge is anticipated to be reopened for traffic in spring 2023.

(Lee Street) – A contractor will have Lee Street between Washington Street and Jackson Street closed with a detour for drainage upgrades until approximately August 1, 2022.

(Madison Avenue) – A contractor will have Madison Avenue between Factory Street and County Street closed with a detour until December 1, 2022.

(Jackson Street) – A contractor will have Jackson Street between Saratoga Street and South Street closed with a detour for drainage upgrades until approximately August 15, 2022.

(Carolina Road/Route 32) – Beginning January 5, 2022, a contractor will have Carolina Road/Route 32 between Babbtown Road and Cypress Chapel Road closed with a detour for bridge replacement over the Cypress Swamp. The replacement will include a new 100-foot long concrete span along with asphalt approaches. The anticipated completion date is Fall of 2022.

(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.