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, Thursday, February 22, 2018, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(various locations) – A contractor will have mobile operations on Old Myrtle Road, Milford Lane, Indian Trail, Simons Drive, Deer Path Road, Little Creek Road, and Buckhorn Drive from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 22 and February 23.

(Cypress Chapel Road) -- A contractor will have a flagging operation on Cypress Chapel Road between Greenway Road and Carolina Road from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

(Lake Kilby Road) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on Lake Kilby Road between Pitchkettle Road and Indian Trail from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

(Nansemond Parkway) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have a flagging operation on Nansemond Parkway between Wilroy Road  and Sportsman Boulevard for slope mowing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Airport Road) – Suffolk Department of Public Works will have will have a mobile operation on Airport Road between Meadow Country Road and Skeetertown Road for ditch maintenance from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Godwin Boulevard) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Paint Crew will have mobile lane closures on Godwin Boulevard between William Reid Drive and Kensington Boulevard in both directions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

(Holland Road) – A contractor will have a westbound right lane closure on Holland Road between Fairfield Avenue and Raleigh Drive for paving from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(Route 13/32 Bypass) – A contractor will have a mobile operation on the Route 13/32 Bypass for litter control from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Nansemond Parkway) – Suffolk Department of Public Utilities Line Maintenance will have a lane closure with a flagging operation in the 5300 block of Nansemond Parkway for utility work with traffic control set up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ongoing Projects: 

(Longstreet Lane) – Longstreet Lane is closed at the bridge over Somerton Creek, between Pittmantown Road and Butler Drive, for bridge repair.  Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations anticipates a June 2018 opening.

(Hobson Water Main Extension Project) - A contractor will be installing a water main in the Hobson neighborhood to include Sawmill Point Road, Hudgins Circle and Macedonia Avenue.  Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood. All work is expected to be completed in May 2018.

(College Drive and Harbour View Boulevard) – Beginning January 30, a contractor will have a new roundabout pattern in place at the intersection of Harbour View Boulevard and College Drive. The contractor will be conducting construction activities inside the roundabout center as well as off to the sides of the road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Oak Ridge Neighborhood) – A contractor will be installing an 8" water line in the Oak Ridge neighborhood.  Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood and is expected to continue through July 2018.

(Holland Road) – A contractor will have the westbound lane closed on Holland Road between the Lake Meade Bridge and St. Anne Avenue with traffic shifted to the center lane. Work will take place each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., however, the lane shift will be permanent until approximately February 28, 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.

(Magnolia Drive) – A contractor will be installing new storm pipes along Magnolia Drive from Old College Drive to Brookwood Drive.  Traffic control setup and a periodic lane closure will be in the area from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This project is currently on a delay.

(Bob White Lane) – Beginning Tuesday, November 14, a contractor will have Bob White Lane closed between Deanes Station Road and Shoulders Hill Road with traffic detouring thru Deanes Station Road and Rabey Farm Road. The closure will be permanent until approximately May 31, 2018. There will be a southbound lane shift on Shoulders Hill Road at the intersection of Shoulders Hill/Rabey Farm/Pughsville and the speed limit on Shoulders Hill Road will be temporarily lowered to 35 miles per hour.