Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Friday, March 22, 2019, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(College Drive) – A contractor will have a crew working in the shoulder in the 6700 block of College Drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(North Lloyd Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have the 100 to 200 block of North Lloyd Street closed with a detour.

(Bennetts Pasture Road) – A contractor will have a lane closure on Bennetts Pasture Road at Lee Farm Lane from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Brentwood Drive) – A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 6700 block of Brentwood Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have a lane closure in the 2400 block of Nansemond Parkway from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(various locations) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations on White Marsh Road, Copeland Road, OKelly Drive and Cumberland Lane for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Ellis Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Ellis Road between Gates Road and Holy Neck Road for ditch maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Bridge Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Bridge Road for pothole repairs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Wilroy Road) – A contractor will have a southbound lane closure on Wilroy Road between River Creek Drive and Lassiter Lane for shoulder repair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Route 58) – A contractor will have a right shoulder closure westbound on Route 58 between the downtown exit and Wilroy Road exit for guardrail repair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(Route 58) – A contractor will have a ramp narrowing on the eastbound on-ramp to Route 58 at Route 10 for guardrail repair from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

(Route 58) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation eastbound and westbound on Route 58 for debris pickup from 9 am. to 3 p.m.

(Bridge Road and Nansemond Parkway) – A contractor will have mobile operations on Bridge Road and Nansemond Parkway for vegetation maintenance from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Carolina Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a southbound lane closure on Carolina Road between Washington Street and Hall Avenue for bridge maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(South Division Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have the 100 to 200 block of South Division Street closed with a detour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(North Main Street) – A contractor will have a right lane closure in the 1500 to 1600 block of North Main Street overnight from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. The start date is to be determined.

(North Main Street) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities Line Maintenance will have a right southbound lane closure in the 700 block of North Main Street from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 23.

(Everets Road) – A contractor will have Everets Road closed between Lake Prince Drive and Kirk Road with a detour in place from March 29 through April 1. The bridge maintenance will continue through the weekend and is expected to be complete Monday, April 1.

(Colonial Avenue) – Beginning Monday, April 1, a contractor will have Colonial Avenue closed between Northbrook Avenue and Grove Avenue for road repairs. This work is expected to last for approximately 150 days.

(Market Street) – Beginning Wednesday, March 27, a contractor will have Market Street closed to westbound traffic between North Saratoga Street and Clay Street. The detour will be in place until Saturday, March 30, weather permitting.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have the northbound and southbound inside lanes closed on Bridge Road at Windward Lane overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., March 25 through March 29.

(Industrial Drive) – A contractor will have a flagging operation in the 100 block of Industrial Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ongoing Projects: 

(Prentis Street) – A contractor will have a right lane closure on Prentis Street between Pine Street and Main Street for a manhole repair from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 6 through March 22.

(Carolina Road) – A contractor will have periodic flagging operations on Carolina Road at Whaleyville Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Pruden Boulevard) – In order to facilitate improved drainage during extreme weather events to alleviate roadway flooding, Suffolk Department of Public Works will install large box culvert drainage structures under the existing roadway in the 2500 block of Pruden Boulevard/Route 460 extending between Lake Meade and Sadler Pond. This work will require a full road closure at that location followed by a partial road closure. Variable message boards have been placed along the route to alert the motoring public of the upcoming roadwork. The anticipated construction start date is February 11, 2019. At that time, the road will be closed to all traffic for a period of 90 days. A detour route will be established via the Route 460 bypass. On or near May 11, 2019, the roadway will be opened allowing for use of one lane in each direction for a period of 6 weeks. Every effort is being made to minimize the impacts to traffic however, some delay time and use of the detour route should be expected. Additional information about the project may be found on the City of Suffolk website at: https://www.suffolkva.us/680/Pruden-Boulevard-Drainage-Improvements.

(Magnolia Drive) – Beginning, Monday, November 26, a contractor will have a flagging operation on Magnolia Drive between Vernon Drive and Camellia Drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The drainage pipe repair is expected to be complete in March 2019, weather permitting.

(Kings Fork Road) – A contractor will have a northbound shoulder closure in the 400 block of Kings Fork Road.

(Badger Road) – Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, Badger Road will be closed to thru traffic until approximately April 2019. The current bridge will be removed and replaced with a concrete structure. Variable message boards will be placed to notify motorists of the upcoming closure.

(Simons Drive) – A contractor will have Simons Drive closed to thru traffic between Indian Trail and Old Myrtle Road from August 9, 2018 to April 2019 for a bridge replacement. The current bridge will be removed and replaced with a concrete structure.

(Southwestern Boulevard) – Southwestern Boulevard will be closed between OKelly Drive and Trumpet Drive with a detour in place from November 2, 2018 to April 2019 for a bridge replacement. The current bridge will be removed and replaced with a concrete structure.

(Old Somerton Road, Carolina Road, Whaleyville Boulevard, Rosewood Drive) – A contractor will be installing new water lines on Old Somerton Road, Carolina Road, Whaleyville Boulevard, and Rosewood Drive. The speed limit within the area has been lowered to 35 mph. Beginning Thursday, August 16, the contractor will have a southbound flagging operation and occasional northbound lane closures in the 1500 block of Whaleyville Boulevard continuing southbound to the 1800 block daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The project is expected to continue through April 2019.