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, September 21, 2018, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(various locations) – A contractor will have mobile operations at the following locations for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Pinner Street, Hill Street, Finney Avenue, Oakdale Terrace, Hall Avenue, Johnson Avenue, Fayette Street, Saratoga Street, Wilson Street, and Smith Street, September 17 through September 21.

(Harbour View Boulevard and Harbour Towne Parkway) – A contractor will have alternating lane closures at the intersection of Harbour View Boulevard and Harbour Towne Parkway from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Gates Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation in the 8000 block of Gates Road for pavement repair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(various locations) -- During the week of September 17, 2018, a contractor working on behalf of the Suffolk Department of Public Utilities, will be smoke testing the sanitary sewer system within certain areas of the City. Door hangers have been delivered to areas that are scheduled to be tested. These door hangers will describe the upcoming smoke testing efforts. Smoke testing is scheduled to be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in several areas described as: (1) Riverside Estates, (2) Riverfront, (3) Olde Town, the area generally bound by Finney Avenue, Holladay Street, East Washington Street, and North Main Street, and (4) Barrett Acres.

(Driver Lane) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Driver Lane between Bennetts Pasture Road and Patrick Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Shoulders Hill Road) – A contractor will have a northbound lane closure in the 5600 block of Shoulders Hill Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(West Constance Road) – A contractor will have a right shoulder closure on West Constance Road at North Broad Street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will have a northbound right lane closure in the 3800 block of Bridge Road for an emergency pole replacement from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Burnetts Way) – A contractor will have alternating lane closures on Burnetts Way from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Greenway Road and Arthur Drive) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have mobile operations on Greenway Road and Arthur Drive for vegetation maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Freeman Mill Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a mobile operation on Freeman Mill Road for ditch maintenance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(Route 13/32 Bypass) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a right shoulder closure northbound on the Route 13/32 Bypass at the Carolina Road Overpass for a washout repair. Work will be off the road.

(Burbage Drive) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Paint Crew will have mobile lane closures on Burbage Drive between College Drive and McLauren Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(East Washington Street) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on East Washington Street for vegetation maintenance from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(Route 10) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Route 10 between North Main Street and the Isle of Wight County line for vegetation maintenance from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(Crittenden Road) – A contractor will have mobile flagging operations on Crittenden Road between Woodduck Road and Kings Highway for milling and paving operations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(Crittenden Road) – A contractor will have mobile flagging operations on Crittenden Road between Woodduck Road and Kings Highway for milling and paving operations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, September 22.

During the week of September 24, 2018, a contractor working on behalf of the Suffolk Department of Public Utilities will be smoke testing the sanitary sewer system within certain areas of the City. Door hangers have been delivered to areas that are scheduled to be tested. These door hangers will describe the upcoming smoke testing efforts. Smoke testing is scheduled to be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in several areas described as: (1) Applewood, (2) Harbour View East Village, (3) Hargrove Tavern, (4) Reids Crossing, and (5) Mill Creek Close.

Ongoing Projects: 

(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 2, 2019 for a bridge replacement. The current bridge will be removed and replaced with a concrete structure.

(Portsmouth Boulevard) – A contractor will have a westbound right shoulder closure in the 1200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.

(West Constance Road) – A contractor will be installing gas lines on West Constance Road between Holland Road and Main Street. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will require periodic lane or shoulder closures.

(Kilby Lane) – A contractor working for Suffolk Department of Public Utilities will be installing a water main on Kilby Lane. The installation will require lane closures and is expected to be complete September 30, 2018.

(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 in the 1500 block of Whaleyville Bouelvard continuing southbound to the 1800 block daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The project is expected to continue through December 2018.

(Nansemond Parkway) – The Nansemond Roadway Expansion Project continues on Nansemond Parkway between Shoulders Hill Road and the Chesapeake City line. Work in this area will require periodic eastbound and westbound shoulder and/or lane closures. Beginning, Friday, July 27, two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane will be open to traffic.