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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Week of March 2-6

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Highway 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

District-wide activities:

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

Amherst County:  

Route 29 N (60 – Nelson Co line) – Crew will repair shoulders.

Route 29 Bus – Crew will work on pavement messaging.

Route 610 at Dancing Creek – Crew will clean pipe.

Routes 636 & 655 – Crew will repair pipe.

Route 671, Possum Island Rd – Crew will boom axe, cut brush.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Appomattox County:

Routes 600 & 618 – Crew will boom axe.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Buckingham County:  

Please note districtwide activities above.

Campbell County:  

Route 29 N & S (24 – Pittsylvania Co. line) – Crew will work shoulders.

Route 29 Bus., Altavista –Closed w/detour during bridge replacement. Est. comp. May 2021.

Route 29 Bus., Altavista and Route 714 – Crew will do preventive maintenance on signals.

Route 29 Bus @ 1466 – Construction of right turn lane. Completion – August 21, 2020.

Route 622 – Road reconstruction and bridge over Flat Creek. Delays possible. Est. comp. Sept. 2021.

Route 622, Lynbrook Rd – Crew will clean and repair ditches.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Charlotte County:   

Route 642 – 3/3-3/6, replace mainline pipe. Detour: Route s637, 612, and 613 back to 642.

Route 652, Craftons Gate AHQ – Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Cumberland County:  

Route 45 – Contractor will undertake debris removal on structure.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Halifax County:  

Route 658, Cluster Springs AHQ – Trash removal. Be alert to presence of crew.

Route 58, Cluster Springs AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

Route 683 (680-685) – Closed for bridge replacement. Detour 683, VA 360 & 680. Est. comp. – 8/20.

Please note districtwide activities above.


Odd Fellows Road –Temporary lane closures possible during completion of project.

Nelson County:  

Route 56 – Joint repairs continue on westbound lane of structure.

Route 56 (29 – 151) – Crew will repair ditches, shoulders and pipe.

Route 60 near Long Mtn Wayside – Crew will perform sign work.

Route 626– Crew will boom axe.

Route 655 – Patching on bridge. Be alert.

Route 655 (56-151) – Crew will work pipe and shoulders.

Route 794 – Crew will perform drainage work on Rural Rustic project. Flaggers will assist motorists.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Pittsylvania County:  

Route 29 N over NS Rail- Left lane closed for deck/joint repairs; right lane open with 11’ wide restriction. Estimated completion – late March.

Route 29 S, Brosville AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

Route 29 N over Banister River – Single lane on bridge. Signs and other traffic control in use.

Route 40 over Pigg River – Constructing temporary bridge beside existing structure. 45 mph in work zone. Construction vehicles entering/exiting; flagging operations. Est. completion of temporary structure- summer 2020.

Route 642 over Shula Rd – Road narrowed to 11’.

Route 715 – Closed to through traffic for pipe replacement. Est. comp. July 30, 2020. Detour in place.

Route 730 over Sandy Creek – Bridge and approach work. Completion October 16, 2020.

Route 1721, Kentuck AHQ – Crew will replace cross line pipe.

Please note districtwide activities above.

Prince Edward County:  

Routes 360 and 460 – Crew will boom axe and cut behind guardrail.

Route 622 (360-624) – Closed for bridge, approach work over NSRR. Detour via 622 to 360 to 360B/460E to 724 and 624 back to 622. Est. comp. September 2020.

Please note districtwide activities above.

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