Lynchburg District Weekly Traffic Alert: June 11-15

road work transportationHighway work in the Lynchburg District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit

Amherst County:

Route 29 & 29 Bus– Shoulder widening/rumble strips/guardrail upgrades. Lane closures likely.

Route 29 Bus, Madison Hts –Replace median barrier. Lane closures. Est. comp. – April 2019.

Route 151 (601- county line) – Shoulder widening & rumble strip project through October 28.

Appomattox County:

Route 460 E, Appomattox Bypass –Left lane closure with 11’ travel lane and concrete barrier in place during project including overlay; expect delays. Est. comp. Fall 2018

Route 600 over Crane Creek (627-460) – Road closed 6/18-7/13 for superstructure replacement. Detour via Routes 627, 601, and 460 back to 600.

Route 1001 – Closed to thru traffic from Route 727-635, June 11-14 for pipe replacement.

Surface treatment –Work at various locations will create likely delays.

Buckingham County:

Route 20 (Rt. 15- James River Bridge, Albemarle) – Pavement widening, rumble strips, guardrail replacement/upgrades & paving through summer. Flaggers/pilot vehicles in use.

Route 633 (665-639) – Closed through 6/29 for repairs.

Route 633, Andersonville AHQ – Crew will work shoulders.

Routes 644 & 662, Andersonville AHQ & other locations – Crews work Rural Rustic projects.

Various – Crews will work surfaces, mow and respond to customer concerns.

Campbell County:

Route 24 @ 646 – Construction of roundabout & other improvements. Truck traffic over 44 ft restricted. Signage and traffic control in place.

Route 29 – Crew will repair pavement messages.

Route 696 over Flat Creek (944-709) – Closed for bridge replacement 5/29 thru late July. Detour via Routes 24, 692, and 709 back to 696.

Surface treatment and plant mix- Contractors will perform work on various routes. Delays likely.

Charlotte County:

Route 604, Phenix AHQ and 4-lane primaries, Craftons Gate AHQ – Shoulder work.

Route 608, Craftons Gate AHQ – Crews will work on safety project.

Route 695 over Cub Creek (617 – 727) – Closed thru 6/15 for bridge replacement. Detour via 617, 40 and 727 back to 695.

Phenix AHQ – Crew will mow primary intersections and various secondary routes.

Various – Crews will boom axe, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

Cumberland County:

Route 45 – Crew will work on signs.

Surface treatment operations: Contractor crews will be performing surface treatment work at various location. Delays likely on Routes 667, 703 & 737.

Various – Crew will mow, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

Halifax County:

Route 58 E over Dan River – Epoxy overlay applied. Expect delays.

Route 58 W over Lawson Creek (501-931) – Lane closure, 11’6” width restriction for bridge work.

Routes 58 and 360 – Crews will paint lines on roadway surfaces using slow moving equipment and replace backplates on signals.

Route 360, Bethel AHQ – Crew will work on slope failure.

Route 626 – Crew will work on pavement messaging at railroad.

Route 670 over Buffalo Creek – Road closed from 639-637 for bridge replacement. Detour via 639 to 638 and 637 back to 670. Estimated completion – June 22.

Bethel AHQ – Crew will repair low shoulders.

Surface treatment – Contractor will perform operations at various locations. Lane closures and delays possible.

Various–Crews will mow and respond to customer requests.


Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. & Odd Fellows Rd., Phase 1)– Vehicles enter/exit road. Temporary lane closures on 460 & Odd Fellows. Est. comp. 8/3/18. Speed – 45 mph.

Liberty Mtn Dr – Ramp to 460 E closed for roundabout project.

Odd Fellows Road –1-way traffic from Perkins St. to Bradley Dr. to widen road. Detour.

Odd Fellows/Mayflower intersection –Closed to traffic through June 20. Detours in place.

Odd Fellows to US 29 Exp. –Utility work ongoing. Bridge over RR will be closed for approximately 1 yr – date to be determined.

University Blvd –Road closure, signed detour until mid-August for roundabout construction.

Nelson County:

Routes 6 and 29 – Crew will work on pavement messaging and signs.

Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes will likely result in delays.

Pittsylvania County:

Route 29 Chatham Bypass – Contractor working on northbound median shoulder. Lane closure.

Route 29, Gretna AHQ – Crew will boom axe. Delays possible.

Route 41, Mt. Hermon area – Right lanes closed for sidewalk replacement. Est. comp. mid-June.

Route 614 over Tanyard Creek (1068 – 971) – Road closed 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, June 11 & 12, weather permitting for drilling. Detour via 841 and 616.

Routes 637, Gretna AHQ, and 644, Rondo AHQ –Work on Rural Rustic projects.

Route 655 (729 – 734) – Road closed 6/11- 8/3 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 1299, 58 and 734.

Gretna AHQ – Crew will clean roadsides.

Kentuck AHQ – Crew will boom axe and work unpaved shoulders.

Mt. Airy AHQ – Crew will boom axe, cut around signs and work non-surface roads.

Rondo AHQ – Crew will work surfaces.

Surface treatment – Lane closures and delays possible during operations at various locations.

Various –Crews will mow, ditch and respond to customers.

Prince Edward County:

Route 460 W –Milling/paving overnight from bypass toward Prospect. Est. comp. Summer 2018.

Route 460 at Route 626 – Crew will work on flashers.

Route 691 – Crew will prepare for Rural Rustic project.

Various – Crew will mow, cut brush, remove debris, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

District-wide activities:

Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance.

Line painting/pavement marking – Crews will address work orders/requests.

Pavement marking – Contractor will work on pavement markings at various locations.

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