Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 1-5

road work transportationHighway work in the VDOT Lynchburg 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 visit www.511Virginia.org.  

Amherst County:  

Route 29 Business – Work by signal crew may result in delays.

Route 29 Business from .03 mile north Rt. 646 to .16 mi. north Rt 661Aug. 9-12, 7 am to 5 pm each day, lane closures in place for field survey operations.

Route 60 (traffic circle to int. of Rt. 615) – Paving starts Aug. 7. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic.

Route 130 over Pedlar River– Bridge work; road closed to traffic. Detour around existing Rt. 130 bridge to newly-construction & existing Rt. 635.  Message boards, signs and barriers in use. Est. comp. 11/27/17.

Route 501/130 (Snowden, Hunting Club Rd-existing James River Bridge) –Route 130 bet. Route 501/130 intersection east to Bedford Power Plant restricted to one lane using traffic control devices, signs and signal for roadway construction and bridge approaches. Completion 4/21/17.   

Route 650 over Pedlar River – Lane closure during inspection on 8/15 (rain date 8/17).

Various routes – Surface treatment will take place. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic. Expect delays.

 

Appomattox County:  

No items reported at this time

 

Buckingham County:    

Route 20 over Slate River – Speed reduced during bridge replacement. Est.  comp. – 12/2017.

Route 610 (Rt 729-676) over Green Creek – Closed 7/18-10/7 for superstructure replacement. Detour via 676, 622 and 729.

Route 720 – Crews will work Rural Rustic project.

Various – Crews will work surfaces, brush cut/boom axe, mow and respond to customer concerns.

 

Campbell County:  

Routes 24 & 501– Line painting may result in delays. Use caution.

Routes 501 & 460 Business  – Sign work may result in delays for motorists. Use caution.

Route 677 over Opossum Creek –Superstructure replacement Sept. 6-Dec. 13.; detour will be in use.

 

Charlotte County:   

Route 40 over Louse Creek – Be alert to equipment entering/exiting road during bridge project.

Routes 672 & 746(Phenix AHQ) & various (Craftons Gate AHQ)  – Pipe work may result in delays.

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crews will boom axe and install main and driveway pipe.

Phenix AHQ – Crews will mow, make shoulder repairs and trim trees. 

Various routes– Surface treatment will take place. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic. Expect delays.

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

 

Cumberland County:  

Various – Crews will work surfaces, mow and respond to customer concerns. Plant mix work will take place. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic. Expect delays.

 

Halifax County:  

Routes 92, 360 & 501– Line painting may result in delays. Use caution.

Route 501 @ Rt. 40 and 632 – Construction of right turn lanes. Est. comp. May 2017.

Route 613 over Branch of Banister River (360-360)– Closed for approximately 14 weeks beginning July 11 for structure replacement. Detour will use Route 360.

Route 656 (Cluster Springs AHQ) – Crews will apply asphalt.

Route 716 over Banister River – Road closed to construct bridge and approaches. Detour in place.

Various –Crews will make surface repairs, boom axe and respond to customer requests.

Virgilina area – Crews will mow on secondary routes.

 

Lynchburg:

Greenview Drive widening– Utility relocation may result in temporary delays. Traffic will be maintained along Greenview Dr & Airport Rd during construction. Short closures of each leg of Leesville Rd with temp. detours will take place.

Route 29/460 Corridor eastbound/westbound from Concord Turnpike to Candlers Mtn Rd:  Speed reduced to 45 mph for construction throughout the corridor.

Route 29/460 (501-29)– Construction traffic entering/exiting roadway. Weather permitting, lane closures will be in place from 9 pm, Friday to 6 am, Sunday, excluding holiday weekends until further notice. Use caution. Est. comp. 11/16/17

Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. and Odd Fellows Rd.)– Be alert to construction traffic entering/exiting roadway. Temp. lane closures on 460 & Odd Fellows likely. Odd Fellows & Mayflower may be closed during roundabout construction. Use caution. Est. comp. 8/3/18

Route 460, area of LU campus – LU/English Const. bridge project. Temporary barriers to be set.

 

Nelson County:  

Route 56 over Black Creek – Bridge inspection on 8/16 may result in delays.

Route 56 over Tye River – Bridge inspection on 9/12 may result in delays.

Route 56 (Rockbridge line to Rt 646)) – Paving starts Aug. 28. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic.

Route 623 over Rockfish River – Bridge inspection on 9/12 may result in delays. Rain date 9/13.

Route 645 over Beaver Creek– Bridge inspection on 8/16 may result in delays. Rain date 8/17.

Route 672 (673-724) – Road closed due to flooding damage.  Est. reopening – mid-Aug. 2016.

Various routes – Surface treatment will take place. Traffic control devices, pilot vehicles and flaggers will assist traffic. Expect delays.

 

Pittsylvania County:  

Route 29 S over Norfolk-Southern RR –Bridge replacement. Rt. 29/803 connection temp. relocated. Southbound traffic detoured to northbound lane. Est. comp. 6/20/17.

Route 29 Bus. @ Rt. 721 and Rt 726-Crews will install flashers.

Route 685 over Stinking Creek (40-670) – Road closed for approx. 14 weeks beginning 5/9/16 for bridge replacement. Detour will use Rt. 670, 630 and 40.

Route 719 over Fall Creek (Rt. 744, Crane Rd – 744, Mt. Hermon Cir.) – Road closed 7/18-8/5 during bridge deck replacement. Detour will be via 863, 864 and 41).

Route 755, Gretna area – Crews will work on Rural Rustic project.

Route 792 (Rt 671 – 665) over Stinking Creek – Closed 8/15-9/9 for culvert replacement. Detour via 671, 670 and 665.

Route 792 (Rt 671 – 665) over W.F. Stinking Creek – Closed 9/12-10/7 for culvert replacement. Detour via 671, 670 and 665.

Route 834 (Rt 703-837) over Pudding Creek – Closed 8/8-9/30 for superstructure replacement. Detour via 703, 838 and 718.

Route 968 over Sandy Creek (726-970) – Road closed 5/23 – 8/12 for structure replacement. A detour will be in place using Rt. 726, 58, and 970 back to 968.

Brosville AHQ – Crews will ditch. 

Brosville, Mt. Airy & Rondo AHQ – Crews will boom axe.

Gretna & Rondo AHQ – Crews will clean debris. 

Kentuck AHQ – Crews will make shoulders repairs and ditch.

Mt. Airy AHQ – Crews will trim trees.

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

 

Prince Edward County:  

Route 15  – Sign work may result in delays for motorists. Use caution.

Route 619 over Saylers Creek – Crews will construct bridge and approaches. Comp.  11/2016. Road closed; detour in place.

Route 633 over Norfolk-Southern Railroad-Bridge repairs; lane width 13’ with 1-way traffic using a temporary signal. Work will take approximately 3 months to complete.

Various – Crews will mow, work surfaces, cut brush, perform, add shoulder stone and respond to customer concerns.

 

District-wide activities: 

Bridge maintenance – Bridge washing operations will result in lane closures on various bridges.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. 

Pavement markings –Pavement markings will be eradicated/restored at various locations Caution is urged.

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