VDOT and VSP have a scheduled slow roll planned for 81 in Frederick County

crossover boulevard bridge

An email from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Virginia State Police (VSP) states that a slow roll is scheduled for Interstate 81 tomorrow Oct. 26.

The slow roll will be held between exit 302 and 307 southbound for planned blasting operations near 81.

The planned blasting will affect Rt. 627 in Middletown and Rt. 277 in Stephens City for construction in Middletown.

The slow roll will start at 11 a.m. and end around noon and is subject to weather conditions.

Travel information can be obtained by dialing 511 and always available at 511virginia.org.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

New Traffic Patterns

Beginning next Monday, September 27,  there will be a new traffic pattern to Lee Street at Luray Avenue and the intersection of W. Main Street, Luray Avenue and Union Street. A new Stop sign installed on Lee Street at Luray Avenue. The current stop sign on Luray Avenue & Lee Street will be removed and relocated to intersection of Luray Avenue & W. Main. The yield sign will be removed and a stop sign installed at intersection of W. Main Street & Luray Avenue making this intersection a four way stop.   There will be signs and flags in place to alert drivers  of the new four way stop. Please use caution while driving in this area and be aware of the change. Again, this new traffic pattern will be in effect starting Monday September 27th.

Portions of Tevis Street close today 9/14 in Winchester

traffic flow

Due to the ongoing Hope Drive Extension Project a portion of Tevis Street in Winchester has closed permanently as of today Sept. 14.

The closure affects Tevis St. from the Bradford Court Apartments to the access road behind Panera Bread from Papermill Road.

The new portion of Hope Drive through way is awaiting completion of train track crossing instillation before it can open.

In the meantime watch for and follow detour signs in place.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here. 

Crossover Blvd. is now open in Winchester and Tevis St. closes

traffic flow

Crossover Blvd. in Winchester is now open connecting Frederick County and Winchester City.

Watch for updated traffic signals and turn lanes at Airport Rd. at the Rt. 522 interchange.

The new road is 4 lanes including a bridge over 81 and will allow for higher volume of traffic.

There is also a large roundabout for the future extension of Warrior Drive.

Because of the ongoing Hope Drive Extension Tevis Street will close permanently starting tomorrow Sept. 14 detours will be in place.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here. 

VDOT opens roads for the Independence Day Weekend

new bridges shenandoah county

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will open roads for the July 4 holiday.

VDOT will lift both lane closures on the Interstates and other major roads through the holiday weekend.

The work stoppage and road openings will be from noon Friday through noon Tuesday July 6.

All HOV restrictions on I 66 along with tolls on the 66 Express Lanes inside the Beltway will be lifted as well.

The I 64 Express Lanes in Norfolk will be lifted on Monday July 5 as well.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

Be aware of road work in Winchester 6/23-24

traffic flow

This Wednesday and Thursday Jun. 23 and 24 road closures and delays will occur at Crossover Boulevard.

The work will be largely at night as new signal lights are to be installed.

The work will be at the intersection at Crossover Boulevard Airport Road and 522 in Winchester.

Caution in the area is advised.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.