Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Sept. 17-21

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 NOTE: Roadwork listed below may be cancelled or delayed due to the effects of Hurricane Florence.

Amherst County:

Route 29 – Crew will maintain/repair pavement messages.

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

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

Appomattox County:

Route 460 E, Appomattox Bypass –Right 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 663 over Bent Creek (611-616) – Road closed for bridge deck replacement and repairs. Detour via 616, 615, and 26.

Route 705 over Rough Creek (632-633) – Road closed 9/24-10/26 for culvert replacement. Detour via Routes 632, 634, 460, and 633.

Buckingham County:

Routes 15 and 60 – Crew will maintain/repair pavement markings.

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

Route 633, Andersonville AHQ – Crew will work shoulders.

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

Route 662 (Andersonville AHQ) – Crew will work surface.

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

Campbell County:

Route 501 @ Route 633 – Construction of left and right turn lanes.

Route 711 over NS Railroad – Bridge and approach work will take place.

Routes 842, Greenwell Ct & 1532, Jefferson Dr – Closed due to damage from flooding. Alternate routes available.

Charlotte County:

Route 608, Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will work on safety project.

Routes 656 & 746, Phenix AHQ – Crew will install pipes.

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

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

Cumberland County:

Routes 15 and 60 – Crew will maintain/repair pavement markings.

Route 639 (660-693) – Road is temporarily closed due to a collapsed pipe. Detour in place.

Various – Crew will cut brush, mow, work surfaces/shoulders/ditches and respond to customer concerns.

Halifax County:

Routes 58 & 360 – Crew will work on signage.

Route 820 – Crew will work a Rural Rustic project.

Bethel AHQ – Crew will clean ditches and work surfaces on secondary routes.

Cluster Springs AHQ – Crew will boom axe and work surfaces on secondary routes.

Volens AHQ – Crew will mow.

Various–Crews will respond to customer requests.


Liberty Mtn Dr – Ramp to 460 E closed for roundabout project.

Odd Fellows Road Interchange – Shoulders on ramps closed temporarily for repairs.

Odd Fellows to US 29 Exp. –Completing paving, entrances, and utility work associated with road construction. Temporary lane closures may occur. Bridge over RR closed for approximately 1 yr beginning October 9.

Nelson County:

Route 654 (657 – 661) – Daily lane closures will take place through September 21 for construction.

Pittsylvania County:

Route 666 over Elkhorn Creek (1051-680) – Road closed 7/30-mid-October for bridge replacement. Detour via Routes 680, 686, and 640.

Route 697 over Johns Run Creek (57-698) – Road closed 10/22-11/21 for bridge replacement. Detour via routes 57, 729, and 698.

Route 745 over stream (863-719) – Road closed 10/15-11/16 for culvert replacement. Detour via 863, 744 and 719.

Route 751 over Reddies Creek (40-752) – Road closed 9/17-10/26 for bridge replacement. Detour via 40 and 626.

Route 760 over Georges Creek (1302-790) – Road closed 10/9-11/2 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 790, 935, 40 and 1302.

Route 795 over Pale Bridge Creek (797-649) – Road closed until further notice due to culvert failure. Detour via 797 to 649 and back to 795.

Route 1308 – Bridge posted at 10 tons.

Rondo AHQ – Crew will clean roadsides.

Various –Crews will boom axe, mow, work surfaces, shoulders/ditches and respond to customers.

Prince Edward County:

Route 460 – Crew will perform maintenance and address work orders on signs.

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

District-wide activities:

Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges/other structures.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on guardrails.

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

Signal maintenance – Crews will do preventive maintenance.

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