Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: July 27-31

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 Business north and south (Rt .163 -130) and Rt. 130  east and west (Rt. 29 Business to Rt. 29 Bypass) – Night milling and paving will start July 26 and end by Aug. 30. Flaggers and other traffic control devices will be in use.

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. 

Appomattox County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 667 over Wreck Island – Road will be closed between Rt. 608 – Rt. 611 from 8/10 – 10/30 for bridge replacement. Detour via Rt. 608, 653, 721, 611.

Various locations – Plant mix and surface treatment schedules 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 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 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 20 – August 7 for culvert replacement. Detour via 92, 15 and back to 631.

Route 641 over Watkins Branch – Road closed from 8/10 – 8/28 for culvert replacement. Detour will use Rt. 607, 746 and 612.

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

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. 

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 49 (Cluster Springs AHQ) –  Crews will cut right  of way.

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

Route 776 over North Fork Creek – Road closed for approx.. 3 weeks beginning Aug. 3 for bridge superstructure replacement. Signs detour in place at northern end of road.

Various – Crews make surface repairs and respond to customer concerns.

Bethel AHQ – Crews will repair ditches on primary.

Volens AHQ – Crews will mow and boom axe.

 

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.

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

 

Pittsylvania County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 644 (Rt. 750 – Rt 799) – Road closed from 8/17/15 – early Sept for culvert replacement. Detour via 750, 649 and 799.

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

Route 691 over stream (Rt. 649 – Rt. 685)  – July 27-Aug. 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 751 (Rt. 626-1.5 miles east of Rt. 626) – Road will remain closed until July 31 for pipe replacement. Detour via 626, 40 and 775.

Route 755 and 758 Crews will work on rural rustic projects.

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, Mt. Airy and Gretna AHQs – Crews will work pipe and/or ditches

Kentuck & Rondo AHQ – Crews will boom axe.

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

Route 643, Back Hampden Sydney Road – Road will be under construction from 0.359 miles east of Route 644 to 0.899 miles east of Route 644. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers; speed limit reduced in work zone. Est. completion – April 2016.

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 – Surface treatment underway. Work will be moving north through Appomattox, Amherst and Nelson Counties. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

 
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