VDOT Road Watch: First Week of June

(NEW 5-14-21) * ROUTE 640 CLOSURE – Effective May 17 at 8 a.m., a section of Route 691 (Bonbrook Road) will be closed daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for road repairs.  The closure is from Route 687 (Alean Road)  to address 974 Bonbrook Road. The closure is approximately .4 of a mile.  A detour will be in place using Route 687 (Alean Road) to Route 635 (Bonbrook Mill Road) and turning back onto Route 691 (Bonbrook Road). The repairs will be completed on May 31.

(NEW 5-7-21) * ROUTE 122 at ROUTE 636 ROUNDABOUT – Beginning May 10, crews will mobilize to begin construction of a roundabout will begin from 0.161 mile south of Route 636 to 0.090 mile south of Route 636. There will be periodic flagging between 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and possibly after 6 p.m. The scheduled completion date is May 2022.

(NEW 5-14-21) * ROUTE 647 CLOSURE – Effective immediately, a section of Route 647 (Kay Fork Road) will be closed for a pipe replacement. The closure is from .8 miles east of Route 659 (Hunts Road) and .8 miles West of Route 660 (Mount Zion Road). The repairs will be completed on June 6.

(NEW 5-21-21) * ROUTE 635 MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS – Trenching operations will be performed from Route 635 (Bonbrook Mill Road) at Blackwater Bridge to Route T-1605 (Whispering Creek Road) at Boones Mill. Temporary lane closures will be in place daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the northbound travel lane. The completion date is scheduled for July 2, 2021.

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(UPDATED 2-26-21) * ROUTE 40 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER THARP CREEK – Work is underway on Route 40 to replace the bridge that crosses over Tharp Creek.  The bridge is located .70 miles west of the intersection with Route 788 (Dry Hill Road). The bridge is closed to east and westbound traffic and a detour is in place.  The detour will utilize Dry Hill Road (Route 788 and 789) to allow traffic to navigate around the closed area.  Detour will be in place night and day until the project is complete.  Project has a required completion date of September 2021.

(UPDATED 2-26-21) * ROUTE 718 PIGG RIVER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – A section of Route 718 (Colonial Turnpike) is currently closed for a bridge replacement. The bridge is located over the Pigg River, 0.50 mile north of Route 715 (Chestnut Mountain Road) and 1.00 mile south of Route 646 (Doe Run Road). A detour is in place and signs will direct traffic. The road will be closed until December 2021.

(UPDATED 2-26-21) * ROUTE 775 CLOSURE – Route 775 (Iron Ridge Road) is closed to traffic as an emergency closure due to washout. The road will remain closed until further notice.