Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 15-19

road-work-headerHighway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.  Traffic may be restricted.  Items in italics contain new/updated information.  For up-to-date information, call 511 or visitwww.511Virginia.org.

 

Amherst County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

US 29 Bypass over James River and CSX Rail – Crews will prepare for and apply epoxy overlay on bridges beginning with the northbound structure and moving to the southbound. Motorists should be alert to lane closures during day and night hours. The work will last approximately 2 more weeks.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Appomattox County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 675 over Big Cub Creek – Road closed 9/8/14 – 12/12/14 for bridge replacement. Detour: Rt. 700 west to Rt. 635 northwest to Rt. 720 southwest to Rt. 644 southwest and back to Rt. 675.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Buckingham County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 60, Sprouse’s Corner to Cumberland Co. line – Milling/paving. Traffic control devices in use.

Route 671 over Hunts Creek – Road closed 7/7 –9/19/14 for bridge replacement. Detour available.

Andersonville area – Crews will conduct ditch and shoulder maintenance and boom axe.

Dillwyn area – Crews will cut behind guardrails.

Various – Crews will make surface repairs, mow and respond to customer concerns.

 

Campbell County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Charlotte County:  Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 661  (47-671) – Crews will perform drilling operations on bridge. Operations will take place bet. 8:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on September 15, 16 and 17. Flaggers will assist motorists. Signs and other traffic control devices will alert motorists to the change in traffic pattern.

Route 675 over Cub Creek – Preliminary work has started for the replacement of the wooden bridge. Road will be closed bet. Rt. 40 and Poor House Road A temporary traffic signal will be installed. Est. comp. 9/28/15.

Various – Crews will boom axe, mow , make surface repairs and respond to customer concerns.

Various secondary routes–Milling and paving until 12/5/14. Signs and other traffic control devices in use.

 

Cumberland County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 637 over Dry Creek  – Beginning 9/22, structure replacement result in road closure. Detour via 635 North to 668 West and back to 637. Est. comp. 12/12/14.

Various – Crews will work surface/shoulders, cut brush and respond to customers.

 

Halifax County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 642 –  Grading, temporary seeding and work on asphalt will take place.

Route 662 over Tanner Branch – Closed 9/22-10/3 for superstructure replacement. Detour via Rotue 360 West, 661 South, and 660 East back to 662.

Virgilina – Crews will limb trees.

Volens – Crews will cut brush with a boom axe.

Various – Crews will mow, make surface repairs and respond to customer concerns.

 

Nelson County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 623 over Rockfish River– Closed for bridge replacement at intersection of 617/623. A signed detour in place. Estimated completion – 9/ 30/14.

Route 739 over Tye River- Bridge painting: Lane closures on Route 29 and Route 739. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns and mill and pave. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use. Minor delays expected through 12/5/14.

 

Pittsylvania County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 676 (674-689)  – Road closed 8/11/14 – 11/18/15, for replacement of Whitethorn Creek bridge. Detour : Routes 903, 687, 649, 886 and 689. Signs and other traffic control devices in use.

Route 924– Road closed 6/30-9/19/14 for structure replacement; detour via Routes 665 & 638.

Various – Crews will mow, boom axe, clean roadsides, work pipe, ditches, shoulders and surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

 

Prince Edward County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 623 –Bridge replacement over NS and Buckingham Branch Railroads. Est. comp. 6/30/15.

Route 633 (15 – 360) –Bridge replacement project. Estimated completion – 10/14.

Route  658 and other locations– Crews will make shoulder repairs.

Route 665 over Buffalo Creek – Milling and patching using lane closure/temporary signal beginning 9/15. On 9/29, bridge and approaches will be closed to traffic. Detour via 700 North to 658 East to 692 East to 15 South to 665 West (Abilene Road) and then, 665 West (Darlington Heights Road).

Various – Crews will pick up trash, cut brush, mow, make surface repairs, conduct surface treatment operations and respond to customers.

 

District-wide activities:

Bridge and guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform bridge/guardrail maintenance, including bridge washing. Signs, flaggers and other safety devices will be used to alert motorists to these operations.

Latex schedules –Motorists should be alert to latex paving and, subsequent, line marking.



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