Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Week of Sept. 7-11

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Highway work in the Lynchburg District requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, 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 construction/maintenance activities throughout the district using the best practices of social distancing. Activities include, but are not limited to bridge & guardrail maintenance, brush/tree/limb cutting, surface/shoulder work, work orders, pavement messaging, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup.

Amherst County:   

Route 29 – Shoulder widening, rumble strip installation. Completion Nov 2020.

Route 60 (686 – 605) – Crew will repair shoulders.

Route 210 ramp south to Bus 29 – Crew will replace pipe. Detour in place.

Routes 607, 610 & 640 – Surface repairs.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County: 

Route 460 @ 647, Hummingbird Ln – Right lane closure on US 460 W for turn lane project.

Route 644 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Buckingham County:  

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Campbell County:   

Routes 24/501 and 40– Crew will mow and boom axe. Watch for slow moving equipment.

Route 24 near Yellow Branch – Crew will work signs.

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

Route 460 (501 – Greenview Dr) – Crew will mow along guardrail.

Route 460 W (Martin St – Candlers Mtn overpass – Paving from 8 pm to 6 am.

Route 622 – Reconstruction & bridge over Flat Creek. Single lane w/ traffic signal at eastern end of projects. Closed to thru traffic until further notice. Delays possible. Est. comp. Sept. 2021.

Route 646 – Crew will make surface repairs.

Please note districtwide activities above.                                           

Charlotte County:    

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County:   

Route 45 – Crew will paint long lines.

Routes 635 & 653 – Crew will work on Rural Rustic projects.

Route 644 (631 – 600) – Road closed Aug. 3 – Sept. 11 for bridge replacement. Detour via Routes 631, and 600 to 644.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County:   

Routes 58 & 501, Cluster Springs AHQ – Crew will mow.

Route 501, Town of Halifax – Delays, lane closures, changes in traffic pattern may occur due to streetscape project.

Route 601 – Roadway alignment project.

Route 736 (737 – 734) – Road closed 9/8 – 10/30 for culvert replacement. Detour in place.

Route 959 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Lynchburg:

Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave – Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement project over railroad starting June 1. Northbound 29/eastbound 460 speed will be 45 mph. Completion July 31, 2023.

Route 460 W (Martin St. – Candlers Mtn. Rd.) – Milling and paving underway.

Nelson County:   

Route 151, Brent’s Mt. – Ditch cleaning will require flaggers and pilot truck.

Routes 613 & 676 – Crew will repair surfaces.

Route 655- Crew will boom axe.

Route 699 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County:   

Route 24 near Town of Chatham – Crew will work signs.

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

Route 29 over Pumpkin Creek – One lane closed.

Route 40 over Pigg River – Traffic pattern change, 45 mph. Comp. structure- summer 2020.

Route 58 @ Route 311 – Turn lane construction will take place. Comp. 12/18/2020.

Route 885, Mt. Airy AHQ – Crew will install pipe.

Route 897 (716-716) – Closed thru Oct. 30 for pipe replacement. Detour in place.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Prince Edward County:   

Route 460 intersection @ Route 307 – Intersection reconstruction underway. Comp. 11/20/2020.

Route 721 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 


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