VDOT RoadWatch: Week of March 21, 2022

(UPDATED 1-28-21) * ROUTE 122 at ROUTE 636 ROUNDABOUT – 
This project is currently underway to construct a roundabout. The roundabout opened to traffic on Sunday, September 26. The project begins 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.

·       The new roundabout is open to traffic. Drivers will continue to experience flagging and lane closures until the project is completed.

(UPDATED 1-28-22) * ROUTE 834 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS – Construction is underway on Route 834 (Brooks Mill Road) from Route 670 (Burnt Chimney Road) to Route 616 (Scruggs Road) for safety improvements to include widening shoulders, adding rumble strips and guardrail as well as removing trees and brush to improve sight distance.  Flagging operations will be in place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work will be scheduled to avoid impacting morning or afternoon traffic at nearby Dudley Elementary School. The estimated completion date is May 2022.

(UPDATED 2-4-22) * 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.

(UPDATED 2-25-22) * UTILITY WORK ON ROUTE 122 – MMI will be installing fiber optic along Route 122 from the Bedford County line to Wirtz Road. This work will be ongoing. Motorists should expect shoulders and/or lane closures for travel in both directions.