lynchburg district traffic alert schedule for week of aug 15 19
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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Schedule for week of Aug. 15-19

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Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures in the Lynchburg District. Work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.

District-wide activities:

Crews will perform various activities throughout the district to include, but are not limited to bridge & guardrail maintenance, brush/tree/limb cutting, pothole/surface/shoulder work, surface treatment operations, work orders, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup.

Amherst County: 

Route 29 Business (NBL &SBL between Smokey Hollow Dr. and Route 460 Bypass) – Milling and paving starting July 11 Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely.

Route 130 – Long line painting operations from Route 29B to Rockbridge County line.

Route 652 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 652 in Amherst County. Route 652 (Cedar Gate Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 657 (Cedar Gate Road) to Route 675 (Winesap Road). Road closure is scheduled to begin July 18th, 2022 and is planned until September 9th, 2022.

Route 682 Woody’s Lake Road Madison Heights – Starting June 13 through August 12, Woody’s Lake will be closed to Thru traffic. Detour will be in place to direct traffic.

Plant mix starting on various routes in Amherst & Nelson in June. Shoulder widening and Guardrail Lane closures. Changes in traffic pattern are likely. Est. comp Nov 15, 2022

Route 696 (Shady Mountain Road) – Rural rustic project. Surface treatment, flaggers will assist traffic.

Route 729 (Chestnut Lane) – pipe replacement and ditch cleaning, flaggers will assist traffic.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County:

Route 605 (Dreaming Creek Road) – base stone placement and surface treatment, flaggers will assist traffic.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Bedford County:

Route 221 Forest Rd. intersections Route 1425 Graves Mill and Route 1426 Gristmill Rd. – Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely. Starting May 1 2022 and est. comp. May 18, 2023.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Buckingham County:  

Route 673 (Virginia Mill Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 683 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 683 in Buckingham County. Route 683 (Saw Mill Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 608 (Deer Run Road) to Route 15 (James Madison Hwy). Road closure is scheduled to begin August 8th, 2022 and is planned until September 30th, 2022.

Route 702 (Ivy Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 756 (Wise Ridge Road) – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Campbell County:   

Route 29 N over NSRR, near airport –Bridge and approach work; est. comp. May 2023.

Route 29B Timberlake Road intersection Route 622 Waterlick Road – Safety improvement project Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely Starting May 1 est. comp. May 12, 2023.

Route 29 South/Route 460 West– Temporary westbound lane closures.

Route 460B (Timberlake Road) – Working on advance detection.

Route 501 – Long line painting operations from Route 24 to Route 40.

Route 623 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 623 in Campbell County. Route 623 (Turkey Foot Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 811 (Thomas Jefferson Road) to Route 460 (Lynchburg Hwy). Road closure began July 13th, 2022. Estimated completion September 9, 2022.

Route 623 – Road Closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a bridge replacement project on Route 623 in Campbell County. Route 623 (Town Fork Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 625 (Austin Mill Road) to Route 682 (Leesville Road). Road closure is scheduled to begin August 15th, 2022 and is planned until November 18th, 2022.

Route 696 – Working on sign project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Charlotte County: 

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County: 

Route 621 over Appomattox River – Bridge replacement. Fixed completion – November 2022.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County: 

Routes 501 & 610 – Passing lane project. Use caution during changing road conditions & traffic patterns. 35 mph at all times during construction. Route 610 connection to 501 closed; one-way detour via Route 610 Murphy Grove Road estimated to begin June 2022. Fixed completion- May 5, 2023.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Lynchburg:

Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave–Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement. Northbound 29/eastbound and westbound 460 speed limit 45 mph. Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely. Completion July 31, 2023.

Nelson County:  

Route 29 (NBL & SBL between Route 613 Woods Mill and Albemarle Co Line) – Started April 1, Shoulder widening and Guardrail Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely est. comp Nov. 18, 2022.

Ro­ute 60 over James River – Bridge Deck replacement. Lane closures and changes in traffic patterns rescheduled to begin the week of June 6. Est. comp July 14, 2024.

Route 151 between Route 638 and Route 250 – Starting July 18 milling and paving. Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely.

Route 814 (Campbells Mountain Road) – Rural Rustic project. Base stone placement, flaggers will assist traffic.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County: 

Route 29 at Bannister River – Road closure for bridgework. Motorists should expect delays on Route 29 at the Bannister River in the Tightsqueeze area of Pittsylvania County. The northbound bridge will close for repair and both north and south traffic will cross the southbound bridge. Bridgework is scheduled to begin April 4 and continuing until approximately August of 2023.

Route 601 (Hubbard Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 638 (Roark Mill Road) – Road closure. Rural rustic project.

Route 649 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to bridge replacement on Route 649 in Pittsylvania County. Route 649 (Anderson Mill Road) will be temporarily closed to thru traffic from Route 798 (Old Red Eye Road), to the intersection of Route 605 (Toshes Road). This section of Route 649 will be closed 07/11/2022 – 08/26/2022.

Route 698 (Stone Road) – Road closure. Bridge replacement. Motorists should expect delays due to bridge replacement on Route 698 in Pittsylvania County. Route 698 (Stone Road) will be temporarily closed to thru traffic from Route 57 (Halifax Road), to the intersection of Route 729 (Red Road). This section of Route 698 will be closed 08/29/2022 – 10/21/2022.

Route 778 (Jasmine Road) – Road closure. Main line pipe replacement.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Prince Edward County:

Route 15 (Farmville Road at Intersection of Rte. 133/692 Kingsville Road) – Road construction ongoing with lane closures expected.  Road closure of Rte. 133/692 Kingsville Road expected to begin June 6, 2022, weather permitting, with signed detour in place for approximately two months.

Route 730 (School House Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 744 (Whispering Woods Road) – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above.

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