Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: July 19-25

road-work-headerHighway work in the Lynchburg VDOT 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 visitwww.511Virginia.org.  

Amherst County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 29 over Buffalo River and Route 60 over Huff Creek – Bridge inspection on Aug. 12 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14.

Route 29 over Tye River – Bridge inspection on Aug. 11 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14.

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

Route 643 over Horsley Creek and Route 635 connection – Thru 10/15/15, bridge replacement and approach work.  Traffic control devices and flaggers in use. Use caution; expect delays. 

Route 654 (613 to 0.40 mile north of Route 613)– Road open during construction activities through 7/24.

Various locations – Plant mix schedule underway. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

Appomattox County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Various locations – Plant mix schedule underway. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

Buckingham County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator 

Route 600 over Willis River – Bridge inspection on Aug. 13 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14. .

Route 622 – Crews will boom axe.

Route 628 & 650 (Dillwyn AHQ) – Plant mix leveling may create delays.

Route 631 (20 – 700) – Road closure in effect with detour using Route 700. Est. comp. 9/18/15

Various locations – Crews will do surface work, mow and respond to customer concerns.  In addition, plant mix operations will take place. Flaggers and pilot vehicles will assist. 

Campbell County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 29 north from Rt. 688 – Rt. 1601 – Night milling and paving will start July 6 and end July 14. Flaggers and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Route 643 over Falling River – Through 7/22/16, bridge replacement and approach work. On 6/8/15, road closed and detour in place. Traffic control devices/flaggers in use. Expect delays. 

 

Charlotte County:  Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 631 over Tanyard Branch  – Closed July 20August 7 for culvert replacement. Detour via 92, 15 and back to 631.

Route 675 over Cub Creek (Rt. 40 – Poor House Rd) – Road closed; temporary signal for bridge replacement. Est. comp. 9/28/15

Phenix – Crews will cut brush. 

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

Cumberland County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 620 (Amelia/Cumberland Co. line) – Closed 2/23-8/02/15 for structure replacement. Detour via Routes 621, 13, 654 and 600. 

Route 646 – Crews will clean ditches. 

Various locations – Surface treatment operations continue. Flaggers will assist in work zones.  In addition, crews will work surfaces, mow, clean pipe and respond to customer concerns. 

Halifax County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 119 – Crews will perform plant mix operations.

Route 675 (Rt. 756 – Rt. 665) –Road closed 7/13-9/18 for bridge replacement. Detour via Rt. 57.

Cluster Springs – Crews will clean roadsides.

Various – Crews will mow and respond to customer concerns.

 

Nelson County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 613 (Rt. 151 – Rt. 612) – Motorists can expect periodic closures (8:00 am to 3:30 pm) and delays during construction. Estimated completion – August 7, 2015.

Route 662 over Jones Creek –Closed 7/13–8/7 for culvert replacement. Detour via 739, 657, 654 & 661.

Bethel and Volens AHQ – Crews will work surfaces.

Various locations –Plant mix schedule begins April 23. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

Volens AHQ – Crews will boom axe along primary routes.

Pittsylvania County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 29 ( Gretna area) – Crews will work shoulders.

Route 676– Bridge replacement; road closed through 11/18/15. Detour in place. 

Route 691 over stream (Rt. 649 – Rt. 685)  – July 27Aug. 14, closed for culvert replacement. Detour via 649, 685 and back to 691.

Route 726 – Be alert to improvements, including turn lanes for local and school traffic. Signs and other traffic control devices in place. Estimated completion-April 29, 2016. 

Route 755 Crews will work on rural rustic project.

Route 831 over Banister River – Beginning June 29, closed for approximately 6 weeks from Rt. 850-Rt. 813for culvert replacement. Detour via 750, 57, and 813 back to 831. 

Route 1132 over stream (Rt. 1142 – Rt. 1146) – Closed until early August for culvert replacement. Detour via 1142, 29 Business, 1140, and back to 1132. 

Brosville AHQs – Crews will work pipe and ditches. 

Gretna & Kentuck AHQ – Crews will boom axe.

Gretna & Rondo AHQ – Crews will clean roadsides.

Kentuck AHQ – Crews will work shoulders and ditches.

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

 

Prince Edward County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Various routes – Crews will perform surface treatment operations at various locations, weather permitting. Flaggers will assist in work zones.  In addition, crews will work surfaces, mow, clean ditches and respond to customer concerns. 

District-wide activities: 

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

Surface treatment – Starting May 1, surface treatment will take place beginning in Campbell Co. and moving north to Appomattox, Amherst and Nelson Counties. Be alert, use caution and expect delays.

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