Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Oct. 31-Nov. 4

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

Route 501/130 (Snowden, Hunting Club Rd-existing James River Bridge) –Route 130 bet. Route 501/130 intersection east to Bedford Power Plant restricted to one lane using traffic control devices, signs and signal for roadway construction and bridge approaches. Completion 4/21/17.   


Appomattox County:  

Route 601 – Road will be closed to thru traffic for approx. 2 weeks beginning 10/22.


Buckingham County:    

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

Route 621 (Andersonville AHQ) and various (Dillwyn AHQ) – Crews will cut brush.

Andersonville AHQ – Crews will mow.

Dillwyn AHQ – Crews will cut brush on secondary routes.

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


Campbell County:  

Route 692 over stream (693-709) – Road closed 10/11-11/11 for pipe replacement. Detour via 693 to 696 to 709 and back to 692.


Charlotte County:   

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

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crews will boom ax and install mainline and driveway pipe.

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

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


Cumberland County:  

Route 605 – Crews will lay base stone.

Various – Crews will 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 6 weeks beginning 11/28 for pipe replacement. Detour via 649, 603, 650 to 657.

Route 716 over Banister River –Closed until 11/28 to construct bridge & approaches. Detour in place.

Town of Clover, Bethel AHQ – Crews will clean in town.

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



Greenview Drive widening– Changes in traffic pattern occurring during intersection improvement 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 will be in place from 9 pm, Friday to 6 am, Sunday, excluding holiday weekends until further notice. Use caution. Est. comp. 11/16/17

Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. and Odd Fellows Rd.)– Be alert to construction traffic entering/exiting roadway. Temp. lane closures on 460 & Odd Fellows likely. Odd Fellows & Mayflower may be closed during roundabout construction. Use caution. Est. comp. 8/3/18

Route 460, area of LU campus – LU/English Const. bridge project. Temporary barriers to be set.


Nelson County:  

Route 60 (657-622) – Crews will mill and pave roadway.

Route 632 over Cove Creek – Bridge inspection on 11/27 may result in delays. Rain date 11/28.

Route 654 over Rucker’s Run – Bridge inspection 11/27 may result in delays. Rain date 11/28.

Route 672 (673-724) – Road closed due to flooding damage.  Est. reopening – late Nov.  


Pittsylvania County:  

Route 29, Gretna AHQ – Crews will clean drop inlets.

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

Routes 29 Business (NCL of Danville – Rt. 726) and 41 (corporate limits of Danville – Rt. 864) – Overnight milling and daytime paving will begin and last for approximately 3 weeks on 29 Business. Once complete, contractor will move to Rt 41 for approximately 3 weeks. Signs and other traffic control devices will alert motorists.

Route 754, Gretna AHQ – Crews will install mainline pipe.

Route 859 (311 – 622) – Road closed approximately 4 weeks beginning 10/24 for pipe replacement. Detour via NC 311, NC 1741, VA 856 and VA 622 back to VA 859.

Route 968 (726-970) – Closed through Oct. 31 for bridge work.

Brosville AHQ – Crews will clean pipe.

Brosville and Rondo AHQs – Crews will ditch at various locations.

Gretna, Kentuck and Mt. Airy AHQs – Crews will boom axe.

Gretna, Kentuck, Mt. Airy and Rondo AHQ – Crews will work surfaces.

Mt. Airy AHQ – Crews will repair pipe.

Rondo AHQ – Crews will clean roadsides.

Various –Crews will mow and respond to customers.


Prince Edward County:  

Various – Crews will work surfaces, cut brush, mow, clean roadsides 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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