Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Week of Aug. 16-20

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Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures in the Lynchburg District in the coming week. 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. Activities will include, but are not limited to bridge/guardrail maintenance, pavement marking, brush/tree/limb cutting, pothole/surface/shoulder work, work orders, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup.

Amherst County:   

Route 29 Bus (Lakeside Dr-Woodys Lake Rd) – Sidewalk work. Lane closures/delays. Est comp. 11/21.

Route 60, Town of Amherst) – Crew will work signs.

Route 631 (over Stonehouse Creek, 625-617, Lowesville area) – Weight limited reduced to 23 tons.

Route 681 – Bridge rehab through September 24, 2021. One 10’6” lane controlled by signal.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County: 

Route 460 (707—Prince Edward line) – Widen shoulders, install rumble strips. Est. comp. – Nov 2021.

Route 460, Town of Appomattox – Crew will work signals.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Buckingham County:  

Route 20 near Slate River Bridge – Crews will perform sign work.

Route 636/15 – Turn lane project. Fixed completion October 15, 2021.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Campbell County:   

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

Route 29 S (683- Co. line), 29 N (. Co. line- 699) – Pruning/sm tree removal. Est comp 9/25. Lane, shoulder closures.

Route 460 W (793-Concord Turnpike) – Milling/paving started July 11.

Route 622 – Reconstruction. Bridge traffic on new alignment. Delays possible. Est. comp. – Sept 2021.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Charlotte County:  

Route 616 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County:   

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County:   

Route 360 and other routes – Litter pick up may result in delays. Be alert to presence of crew.

Routes 501 & 610 – Passing lane project. Slow down, use caution during variable road conditions & frequent changes in traffic pattern. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph at all times during construction. Route 610 connections to 501 closed; one-way detour via Route 610/643 estimated to begin August 23. Fixed completion- May 5, 2023.

Route 626 – Alignment improvements. Estimated completion – October 8, 2021.

Route 669 (603, Pitts. Co – 640, Halifax Co) – 8/2-8/20 – Closed for pipe replacement. Detour via 603, 668, 640 and 669.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Lynchburg:

Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave–Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement over railroad. Northbound 29/eastbound 460 speed limit 45 mph. Lane closures possible. A traffic pattern change is anticipated the week of August 16; be alert to the change in traffic pattern. Completion July 31, 2023.

Nelson County:  

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County:   

Route 29 N over Banister River – One lane, 15’ in width.

Route 40 (29 Bus, Chatham – Halifax Co line) – Crew will paint long lines.

Route 58 and other routes – Litter pick up may result in delays. Be alert to presence of crew.

Route 669, Melon Road – Closed Aug 2-20 for pipe replacement. Detour via 669, 603, 668, 640 & 669.

Route 686 (640-1084) – Closed beginning August 8 for bridge replacement. Detour via 640, 682 to 686.

Route 786, Snowberry Rd (785-799) – Road closed 9/13-10/22/21 for culvert replacement. Detour via Route 786, 785, 605, 799 back to 786.

Route 1324 – Crew will replace mainline pipe.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Prince Edward County:   

Route 15/665 turn lanes and 15/692 roundabout – Construction. Fixed comp.  Nov. 11, 2022.

Route 15 (29 Bus to Buckingham Co line) – Crew will paint long lines.

Route 604– Pavement and shoulder widening.

Please note districtwide activities above. 


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