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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Jan. 3-9

road-work-headerHighway work in the 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  

Amherst County:  

Route 501/130 (Snowden) – Traffic control/flaggers in use. Expect delays. End: 4/21/17.   

Appomattox County:  



Buckingham County:    

Andersonville AHQ– Crews will boom axe.

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


Campbell County:  

Route 643 over Falling River –Road closed, detour in place through 7/22/16 for bridge replacement and approach work. Traffic control devices/flaggers in use. Expect delays.

Route 1501 – Road closed from Dec. 28-Jan. 15 for culvert replacement.


Charlotte County:   

Route 638 over Little Cub Creek – Road closed Jan. 4 through April 8 for structure replacement. Detour in place using Routes 630, 629, and 628. 

Craftons Gate AHQ -Crews will mow at various locations.

Various –Crews will make surface repairs, work shoulders, cut brush and respond to customers.


Cumberland County:  

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


Halifax County:  

Route 691 over Tobey Creek(Rt 659/658 intersection) – Road closed Dec. 7-March 4 for structure replacement. Detour in place via Routes 659, 662 and 659.

Bethel and Volens AHQ – Crews will apply stone to low shoulders. 

Cluster Springs AHQ – Crews will boom axe.  

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


Nelson County:  



Pittsylvania County:  

Route 29 – Crews will clean drop inlets in Gretna area.

Route 726 – Construction underway. Signs/traffic control devices in place. Est.comp-4/29/16. 

Brosville AHQ – Crews will ditch and mow storm water basins.

Gretna AHQ – Crews will work ditches and clean roadsides. 

Kentuck AHQ – Crews will make shoulder repairs on secondary routes and work ditches.

Mt. Airy AHQ – Crews will place stone at mailboxes and driveways, repair shoulders and boom axe.

Rondo AHQ – Crews will boom axe and clean roadsides.

Various –Crews will work surfaces and respond to customers.


Prince Edward County:  

Route 632 over Bush River – Road closed Jan. 4 through April 8 for structure replacement. Detour in place using Routes 633, 15, 647and 630. Route 632 will be closed between the intersection of Route 633 and Route 630.  

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


District-wide activities: 

Bridge and guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform bridge/guardrail maintenance. 

Bridge-mounted signs – Foundation work underway. Traffic control devices will assist motorists.

Pavement markings – Contractors are applying permanent pavement markings districtwide.

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