Lynchburg District Road Report: June 22-28

road-work-headerHighway work in the Lynchburg VDOT district requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.  Traffic may be restricted.  Items in italics contain new/updated information.

For up-to-date information, call 511 or visitwww.511Virginia.org.

 

Amherst County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Paving operations – Beginning 6/16, crews will pave at the following locations in this order: Route 677, Route 635, Route 778, Route 655, and Route 739. The work is expected to last until mid-August.

Route 60 over Buffalo River (716-802) – Traffic using new bridge. Est. comp. 6/30/14.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns. Also, crews will mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Appomattox County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 460 Bypass – Lane closure in place. Crews will repair/replace slabs. Est. comp. 6/20/14.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Buckingham County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Andersonville – Crews will mow at various locations.

Dillwyn – Crews will boom axe at various locations.

Various – Crews will make surface repairs and respond to customer concerns.

 

Campbell County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 29/460 interchange near regional airport – Bridge painting will take place from 8 pm to 6 am, Sunday evening throughFriday morning. Est. comp. 9/30/14.

Route 714 over 29 bypass, Altavista– A temporary signal, signs and other traffic control devices will be used to alert motorists to single lane during bridge work. Est. comp. late-June.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Charlotte County:  Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 600 – Crews will make flood repairs.

Phenix – Crews will clean pipes and ditches, boom axe behind guardrail and add shoulder stone.

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

Various secondary routes–Crews will mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Cumberland County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

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

 

Halifax County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Bethel – Crews will work ditches.

Route 601 and 733, Cluster Springs – Crews will install mainline pipe. 

Volens –Crews will boom axe. 

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

 

Nelson County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 623 over Rockfish River– Road closed during bridge replacement at the intersection of 617/623. A signed detour will be in place. Estimated completion – 9/ 30/14.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Pittsylvania County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 685 (686-690) – Road closed for bridge structure replacement beginning 7/7/14. Est. comp. 9/26/14. Detour: 686 to 683 to 649 and back to 685.

Route 768, Gretna – Crews will repair washouts behind guardrail.

Route 924– Road closed 6/309/19/14 for structure replacement; detour via Routes 665 &  638.

Brosville – Crews will clean pipe on secondary routes.

Brosville and Kentuck– Crews will ditch at various locations.

Mt. Airy– Crews will boom axe and limb trees.

Various secondary routes, Gretna – Crews will work low shoulders.

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

 

Prince Edward County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 15 – Road widening project. Estimated completion mid-July 2014.

Route 623 –Bridge replacement over NS and Buckingham Branch Railroads. Est. comp. 6/30/15.

Route 633 (15 – 360) –Bridge replacement project. Estimated completion – 10/14.

Route 658 – Crews will make shoulder repairs.

Various – Crews will pick up trash, cut brush, mow, make surface repairs and respond to customer concerns.

Various –Surface treatment operations will take place on various routes through 10/31/14.

 

District-wide activities:

Bridge and guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform bridge and guardrail maintenance, including bridge washing at various locations. Signs, flaggers and other safety devices will be used to alert motorists to these operations.

Latex schedules –Latex paving is underway or has been completed in many areas, line marking crews will be or are now in operation.

Message boards – Work is continuing on the installation of message boards at various locations. Be alert.

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