Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: July 9-13

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 & 29 Bus– Shoulder widening/rumble strips/guardrail upgrades. Lane closures likely.

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

Routes 60 and 130 – Crew will paint and retrace markings.

Route 151 (601- county line) – Shoulder widening & rumble strip project through October 28.

Route 163 – Crew will work on signs.

Appomattox County:

Route 460 E, Appomattox Bypass –Left 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 600 over Crane Creek (627-460) – Road closed 6/18-7/13 for superstructure replacement. Detour via Routes 627, 601, and 460 back to 600.

Buckingham County:

Route 20 (Rt. 15- James River Bridge, Albemarle) – Pavement widening, rumble strips, guardrail replacement/upgrades & paving through summer. Flaggers/pilot vehicles in use.

Route 45 – Crew will work on signs.

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

Route 633, Andersonville AHQ – Crew will work shoulders and replace pipe.

Dillwyn AHQ – Crew will work Rural Rustic projects.

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

Campbell County:

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

Route 696 over Flat Creek (944-709) – Closed for bridge replacement thru late July. Detour via Routes 24, 692, and 709 back to 696.

Route 737 over tributary Falling River (651-656) – Road closed 7/23-9/7/2018 for culvert replacement. Detour via Routes 651, 24 and 656.

Charlotte County:

Route 603, Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will work on safety project.

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

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

Cumberland County:

Surface treatment operations: Contractor crews will be performing surface treatment work at various location. Delays likely on Routes 667 and 703.

Various – Crew will mow, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

Halifax County:

Route 58 W at Lawson Creek (501-931) – Lane closure, 11’6” width restriction for bridge work.

Route 501 – Crew will replace back plates on signals.

Route 639 over Buffalo Creek – The weight limit of the bridge has been reduced from 21 tons to 19 tons.

Bethel AHQ – Crew will clean ditches and make surface repairs.

Various–Crews will mow and respond to customer requests.


Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. & Odd Fellows Rd., Phase 1) – Widening road for new interchange. New roundabout in place. Sidewalk and shared use path work underway. Est. comp. 8/3/18. Speed – 45 mph.

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 will be closed for approximately 1 yr – date to be determined.

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

Nelson County:

Routes 6, 56 and 151 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs.

Pittsylvania County:

Route 29 and 40, Gretna AHQ – Crew will hand mow and/or boom axe. Delays possible.

Route 644, Rondo AHQ –Crew will work on Rural Rustic project.

Route 639 over Cooper Creek (at Rt 633 intersections) – Road closed 7/30-10/19 for bridge replacement. Detour via Route 633.

Route 655 (729 – 734) – Road closed 6/11- 8/3 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 1299, 58 and 734.

Route 666 over Elkhorn Creek (1051-680) – Road closed 7/23-10/12/2018 for bridge replacement. Detour via Routes 680, 686, and 640.

Routes 750 and 863 – Crew will repair pavement messages.

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 AHQ – Crew will work ditches on secondary routes.

Gretna and Rondo AHQs – Crews will clean roadsides.

Kentuck AHQ – Crew will boom axe and cut limbs.

Mt. Airy AHQ – Crew will boom axe, cut around signs and work non-surface roads.

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

Prince Edward County:

Route 460 W –Milling/paving overnight from bypass toward Prospect. Est. comp. summer 2018.

Route 691 – Crew will prepare for Rural Rustic project.

Various – Crew will mow, cut brush, remove debris, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

District-wide activities:

Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance.

Line painting/pavement marking – Crews will address work orders/requests.

Pavement marking – Contractor will work on pavement markings at various locations.

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