Brooke Road Safety Improvements

 STATE ROUTE 608

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​Brooke Road Detour Plan Map 

UPDATE  JULY 2019
 Road Closure
  

The date for reopening Brooke Road to through traffic near Stagecoach Road has changed. The closure is being extended to late September. Brooke Road was closed to through traffic on September 17, 2018. Record-setting rainfalls impacted the progress of construction and led to a rescheduled potential July opening.
The delay to September is due to two unexpected factors discovered during construction. First, materials being used in the wetlands area were not performing satisfactorily. County staff, VDOT and the contractor had to work together to find a substitute. Then submit and receive VDOT approvals. Second, it was determined the plan for relocating Dominion lines needed to change, requiring the need to obtain additional utility easements.
Enhancements to Brooke Road include horizontal and vertical realignment, lane and shoulder widening and sight distance improvements. The road closure is necessary to extend box culverts located beneath the road and install piling between the culverts. The project calls for modifications to road grades and curvature to enhance safety. All residents living within the construction area will continue to be able to reach their property throughout the project.


DESCRIPTION

  
From 2.44 miles south of Eskimo Hill Road (SR-628) to 0.64 mile south of Eskimo Hill Road - Project Length = 1.8 Miles 
Project is part of the Youth Driver Task Force (YDTF) recommendations and is included in the 2008 Transportation Bond Referendum.  Cost is @ $5.2 M.  Improvements project will reconstruct Brooke Road to meet Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) 3R standards (resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation).  Improvements include horizontal and vertical realignment, typical section improvements (lane width, shoulder width, and roadside features), and sight distance improvements.  The roadway typical section will include two standard 11’ lanes with adjacent 6’ shoulders in each direction, and roadside ditches to convey local drainage.  Stormwater management in accordance with County and VDOT standards will be provided using traditional stormwater management basins along the length of the project.
Brook Road Map Public Meeting 05.07.18

LANE CLOSURES

- Allowed Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Saturday all day - Sunday none
- To maintain at least one travel lane at all times during the day
- Will maintain access to all businesses & residences during construction
- Will reconstruct one lane while traffic travels on adjacent lane 
- Be prepared for shifts in traffic
 

PUBLIC MEETING

- Pardon Our Dust Meeting held May 7, 2018 - Brochure

CONTACTS  

- County - Alex Owsiak PE
Transportation Project Manager (540) 658-4593
AOwsiak@staffordcountyva.gov
- Branch Civil - William Huard - Project Manager (571) 208-7979 
William.Huard.Baldwin@branchcivil.com
- AMT & Associates Inc - Walt Harrison CMM
Construction Manager
- VDOT - Robert Ridgell PE
Area Construction Engineer


Brooke Rd Feb 2019