Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: April 22-26

transportation road work

Credit: carterdayne

Highway 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 617 (Fancy Hill Rd) with Route 778 – Intersection closed beginning Jan. 28.

Route 739 – Temporary signal during bridge maintenance. Est. comp. late-April.

Route 778 over Buffalo River (Poor House Farm Rd to Turkey Mtn Rd) – Road closed, signed detour in place during bridge project. Est. completion – November 2019.

Appomattox County:


Buckingham County:

Route 630 – Rural Rustic project underway.

Route 633 – Crew will make shoulder repairs as weather permits.

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

Campbell County:

Route 29/460 – Crew will work on ramp lights.

Route 29 Bus., Altavista –Closed w/detour during bridge replacement. Est. comp. May 2021.

Route 501 @ Route 633 – Construction of left and right turn lanes.

Route 711 over NS Railroad – Bridge/approach work underway. Road closed; signed detour.

Charlotte County:

Routes 15 & 360 – Crews will work on pavement messaging.

Routes 671 & 727, Phenix AHQ – Crew will replace pipe.

Route 691 – Rural Rustic project underway.

Phenix AHQ – Crew will clean pipe.

Various – Crew will work surfaces/shoulders, boom axe, remove debris and respond to concerns.

Cumberland County:

Various – Crew will work surfaces/shoulders/ditches, and respond to customer concerns.


Route 29 Bypass over Barkers Branch – North- and southbound traffic running in southbound lanes during repairs. Follow signs and other traffic control devices. Est. comp. May 2019.

Halifax County:

Route 58 – Crew will paint lines on roadway.

Routes 58 & 501 – Crews will perform maintenance on signs. Route 619 (603-623) – Closed. Detour via 619, 603 & 623. Est. comp. summer 2019.

Route 658 over Dan River – Bridge maintenance underway.

Route 667 (657-649) – Closed. Detour via 667, 650, 603 & 649. Est. comp. late summer 2019.

Route 683 (680-685) – Closed bridge repairs. Detour 683, VA 360 & 680. Est. comp. – winter 2020.

Cluster Springs AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

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


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

Liberty Mtn Rd (F906) near F907 – Contractor will construct sidewalk and install lighting.

Odd Fellows to US 29 Exp. –Reconstruction. Temporary lane closures may occur. Bridge over railroad closed for demolition; detour in place.

Nelson County:

Routes 29 & 56 – Crew will perform maintenance on signs.

Route 29 S (737-623) –Upon completion of crossovers, speed reduced to 45 mph and north- and southbound traffic in northbound lanes to replace box culvert at the tributary to Muddy Creek. Estimated completion – August 2019.

Route 56 – Alternating traffic due to tree trimming.

Fork Tye River (56-687) – Road closed for culvert replacement. Detour via 685 West, 56 East and back to 686.

Pittsylvania County:

Route 29 – Crew will paint lines on roadway.

Route 29 under Route 988 bridge, Gretna AHQ – Crew will work shoulders.

Route 57 – Sign will perform sign maintenance.

Route 58 (Halifax/Pittsylvania County line to Whispering Pines Road) – Crew will widen shoulders, install rumble strips, and upgrade guardrail.

Route 649 (795-797) –Pipe replacement. Detour 649, 29S, 797, 649. Est. comp. early April.

Route 655 (726-734) – Closed. Detour via 655, 726, 58, & 734. Est. completion April.

Route 685 over Georges Creek (927-868) – Road closed until late April for bridge replacement. Detour via 40, 686 and back to 685.

Route 723 (723 – 360) – Closed. Detour via 729 & 732. Est. completion – June 2019

Route 729 – Guardrail and patching being scheduled. Est. completion – June 2019.

Route 730, Countyside Dr. – Closed. Temporary bridge installed. Estimated completion of new structure – December 2020.

Route 732 (728-725) – Closed. Detour via 732, 725, 726, 729, & 728. Est. comp. Sept. 2019.

Route 819 (817 – 623) – Closed April 15-26 for pipe replacement. Detour via 817, 57 W, 623 and back to 819.

Route 825 (717 – 716) –Closed- repairs until September 2019.

Route 835 (718 – 41) – Closed for pipe replacement. Detour via 835, 41, 718 and back to 835.

Route 912 (360-660) over Birch Creek – Under repair. Detour via 912, 660, & 360. Est. comp – summer 2019.

Route 1502 –Slope stabilized; pipe installation to occur. Est. completion – September 2019.

Gretna AHQ – Crew will clean roadsides.

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

Prince Edward County:

Route 460 Business near hospital, Town of Farmville – Expect intermittent lane closures during pedestrian trail project. Project completion – May 31, 2019.

Route 600 over Little Saylers Creek – Closed for repairs. Detour: 600E, 617S, 307W & 600NE. Structural steel being fabricated and galvanized. Estimated reopening – summer 2019.

Route 661 – Crew will work on Rural Rustic project.

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

District-wide activities:

Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges/other structures.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on guardrails.

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

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