Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Dec. 5-9

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 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour to new construction/existing Rt. 635. Messages boards, signs and barriers in use. Est. compl. 11/27/17.

Route 501/130 (Hunting Club Rd-existing bridge) – Two-way traffic on new bridge with temporary signal. Construction continues.  Completion 4/21/17.

Route 633 over 29N & S – Bridge inspection Dec. 7 requires lane closure. Rain date – Dec. 8.

Route 643 over Mill Creek (Rt. 635 – Rt. 636)– Road closed 1/3-2/3 for superstructure replacement. Detour via 636 to 653 to 130 to 635 back to 643.


Appomattox County:  

Route 644 over Steele Fork Creek (Rt. 694 – Rt. 649) – Road closed for bridge replacement until February 17. Detour via Routes 694, 604, and 649.


Buckingham County: 

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

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


Campbell County:  

Route 29 North over Otter River–One lane closed at a time; 11’ lane restriction. Est. comp. 12/31, weather permitting.


Charlotte County:   

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

Route 691 over Little Cub Creek (..t 701 – Rt. 662)- Closed 1/3-2/3 for superstructure replacement. Detour via 701 to 615 to 47 to 662 and back to 691.

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crews will boom ax, add shoulder stone & install mainline/driveway pipe.

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

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


Cumberland County:  

Various – Crews will cut brush, mow, work surfaces and respond to customer requests.


Halifax County:  

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

Route 613 (VA 360 – US 360)- Closed until 12/9 for bridge work.

Route 667 over Brush Creek (657-649) – Closed for pipe replacement. Detour via 649, 603, 650 to 657.

Bethel AHQ– Crews will mow.

Cluster Springs AHQ – Crews will haul rock, work surfaces and cut bushes on right of way. 

Volens AHQ – Crews will work shoulders.

Various –Crews will respond to customer requests.



Greenview Drive widening– Changes in traffic pattern during project. Completion- July 2017.

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 may be in place from 9 pm, Friday to 6 am, Sunday, excluding holiday weekends until further notice. Use caution. Est. comp. 11/16/17.  Speed reduced to 45 mph.

Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. and Odd Fellows Rd.)– Construction traffic entering/exiting roadway. Temp. lane closures on 460 & Odd Fellows likely; Odd Fellows & Mayflower may be closed during roundabout construction. Est. comp. 8/3/18.  Speed reduced to 45 mph.

Route 460, area of LU campus – LU/English Const. bridge project.


Nelson County:  



Pittsylvania County:  

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

Route 58 & 311 (Brosville AHQ) and secondary routes (Kentuck AHQ) – Mowing.

Brosville and Rondo AHQs – Crews will work ditches at various locations.

Gretna & Mt. Airy AHQs – Crews will work surfaces.

Kentuck AHQs – Crews will cut trees.

Mt. Airy AHQ  – Crews will limb.

Various –Crews will boom ax and respond to customers.


Prince Edward County:  

Various – Crews will work surfaces, cut brush, mow, clean roadsides and ditches, repair shoulders and respond to customer requests.


District-wide activities: 

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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