Road work

The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in VDOT’s Culpeper District this week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. (NEW) or (UPDATE) indicate revisions since last week’s report.

VDOT will suspend most highway work zones for several days during the Labor Day holiday travel period. Lane closures will be lifted from noon Friday, Aug. 30, to noon Tuesday, Sept. 3. A list of Culpeper District closures that will remain in place is available online.

Culpeper District traffic information is also available on Twitter at @VaDOTCulp and on VDOT’s website at

Culpeper County

Brandy Station Park and Ride—Park and ride expansion project. Lot closed to parking. Towing enforced. Anticipated completion Nov. 25.

Route 211 (Lee Highway)—Signal work at the intersection of Route 229 (Rixeyville Road). Expect shoulder closures and intermittent lane closures Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 633 (Norman Road)—Pipe installation between Route 850 (Alphin Lane) and Route 1035 (Rillhurst Drive). Road closed on Monday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; detour in place.

(NEW) Route 667 (Nalles Mill Road)—Pipe installation between Route 29 (James Madison Highway) and Route 699 (Keyser Road). Road closed on Tuesday and Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.; detour in place.

Fauquier County

(UPDATE) Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass)—Construction of grade-separated interchange near Route 880 (Lord Fairfax Road).

• Starting Aug. 25, overnight lane closures with brief traffic stops of up to 20 minutes are required to safely move the beams into place over the travel lanes. Utility crews will also work during some of the traffic stops to run overhead wires across Route 15/17/29.

• Contractor will maintain 11-foot travel lanes with barrier in place in both directions.

Route 29 (Lee Highway)—“Cut The Hills” project. Expect nightly northbound lane closures from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Friday for final project tasks.

Route 643 (Eustace Road)—Rehabilitating bridge over Licking Run. Traffic using temporary road near existing bridge. Use caution in work zone.

(NEW) Route 643 (Meetze Road)—Ditching and shoulder work between Route 670 (Old Auburn Road) and Route 674 (Lunsford Road). One way traffic controlled by flaggers; Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 880 (Lord Fairfax Road)—Shoulder closures and intermittent flagging operations near Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass) for Warrenton Southern Interchange project. Be alert for workers near the travel lanes Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Warrenton Park and Ride—Park and ride expansion project. Obey parking restrictions. Towing enforced. Anticipated completion Nov. 8.

Orange County

(UPDATE) Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike)—Paving operations between Route 655 (Weyburn Road) and Liberty Mills Road. Expect lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

(NEW) Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway)—Paving operations between Route 663 (True Blue Road) and Route 20 (Constitution Highway). Expect lane closures from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Rappahannock County

(NEW) Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway)—Alternating lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers between Route 635 (Chester Gap Road) and Route 610 (Virginia Pines Lane) duing pipe cleaning Monday and Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 522 (Sperryville Pike)—Mowing operations along highway shoulders between Route 231 (F.T. Valley Road) and the Culpeper County line. Be alert for slow-moving equipment along the shoulders Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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