Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Aug. 20-24

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

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

Route 652, Monacan Park Rd (130-dead end) – Milling and paving starts August 13.

Route 766, Dillard Rd (29 Business to 130) – Milling and paving started August 8.

Appomattox County:

Route 460 E, Appomattox Bypass –Right lane closure with 11’ travel lane and concrete barrier in place during project including overlay; expect delays. Changes in traffic pattern, ramp closures and detours will occur. Signs and message boards will alert motorists. Est. comp. Fall 2018.

Route 663 over Bent Creek (611-616) – Road closed for bridge deck replacement and repairs. Detour via 616, 615, and 26.

Buckingham County:

Route 15– Crew will work on pavement messages and signage.

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, Andersonville AHQ – Crew will work shoulders.

Route 639 (at 633 intersections) – Closed 7/30-10/19 for bridge replacement. Detour: 633 & 639.

Andersonville AHQ – Crew will mow at various locations.

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

Campbell County:

Routes 24 and 501 – Crew will paint and retrace markings.

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

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

Route 737 over tributary Falling River (651-656) – Road closed 7/30-mid-September for culvert replacement. Detour via Routes 651, 24 and 656.

Routes 842, Greenwell Ct & 1532, Jefferson Dr – Closed due to damage from flooding. Alternate routes available.

Charlotte County:

Route 360, Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will install turn lanes at Heartland Industrial Park.

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

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

Phenix AHQ – Crew will mow at various locations.

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

Cumberland County:

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

Halifax County:

Routes 58 & 360 – Crew will work on signage.

Bethel AHQ – Crew will clean ditches.

Bethel and Volens AHQs – Crews will work surfaces.

Various–Crews will mow and respond to customer requests.


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

Odd Fellows to US 29 Exp. –Completing paving, entrances, and utility work associated with road construction. Temporary lane closures may occur. Bridge over RR closed for approximately 1 yr – date to be determined.

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

Nelson County:

No items to report

Pittsylvania County:

Routes 644 and 817, Rondo AHQ – Crew will work Rural Rustic projects.

Route 666 over Elkhorn Creek (1051-680) – Road closed 7/30-mid-October for bridge replacement. Detour via Routes 680, 686, and 640.

Route 751 over Reddies Creek (40-752) – Road closed 9/10-10/19 for bridge replacement. Detour via 40 and 626.

Route 795 over Pale Bridge Creek (797-649) – Road closed until further notice due to culvert failure. Detour via 797 to 649 and back to 795.

Route 800 over Bearskin Creek (750-799) – Road closed 7/30-9/7/2018 for culvert replacement. Detour via Routes 750, 649, and 799.

Gretna and Mt. Airy AHQs – Crews will limb trees.

Gretna and Rondo AHQs – Crews will clean roadsides.

Kentuck AHQ – Crew will repair shoulders.

Kentuck and Mt. Airy AHQs – Crews will boom axe.

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

Prince Edward County:

Route 360 –Milling/paving operations. Est. comp. summer 2018.

Route 691 and other locations – Surface treatment operations will take place.

Various – Crew will cut brush, remove debris, work surfaces 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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