Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Aug. 10-14

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 visit www.511Virginia.org.  

Amherst County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 29 Business north and south (Rt .163 -130) and Rt. 130  east and west (Rt. 29 Business to Rt. 29 Bypass) – Night milling and paving will start July 26 and end by Aug. 30. Flaggers and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Route 29 over Buffalo River and Route 60 over Huff Creek – Bridge inspection on Aug. 12 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14.

Route 29 over Tye River – Bridge inspection on Aug. 11 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14.

Route 501/130 (Snowden) – Traffic control/flaggers in use. Use caution, expect delays. End: 4/21/17.   

Route 643 over Horsley Creek and Route 635 connection – Thru 10/15/15, bridge replacement and approach work.  Traffic control devices and flaggers in use. Use caution; expect delays. 

Appomattox County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 667 over Wreck Island – Road will be closed between Rt. 608 – Rt. 611 from 8/10 – 10/30 for bridge replacement. Detour via Rt. 608, 653, 721, 611.

Various locations – Plant mix and surface treatment schedules underway. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

Buckingham County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator 

Route 20 @ Rt. 631 – Construction continues.

Route 600 over Willis River – Bridge inspection on Aug. 13 will result in a lane closure. Rain date: 8/14.

Route 631 (20 – 700) – Road closure in effect with detour using Route 700. Est. comp. 9/18/15

Dillwyn AHQ – Crews will boom axe at various locations.

Various locations –Plant mix operations will take place. Flaggers and pilot vehicles will assist.  Crews will make surface repairs, mow and respond to customer requests.

 

Campbell County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 29 – Crews will inspect overhead signs at various locations on 9/15-16. Temporary lane closures are possible.

Route 643 over Falling River – Through 7/22/16, bridge replacement and approach work. On 6/8/15, road closed and detour in place. Traffic control devices/flaggers in use. Expect delays. 

 

Charlotte County:  Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 634 – Crews will replace pipe.

Route 641 over Watkins Branch – Road closed from 8/10 – 8/28 for culvert replacement. Detour will use Rt. 607, 746 and 612.

Route 675 over Cub Creek (Rt. 40 – Poor House Rd) – Road closed; temporary signal for bridge replacement. Est. comp. 9/28/15

Phenix AHQ – Crews will cut brush and make shoulder repairs.

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

 

Cumberland County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 620 (Amelia/Cumberland Co. line) – Closed 2/23-8/02/15 for structure replacement. Detour via Routes 621, 13, 654 and 600. 

Various locations – Surface treatment operations continue. Flaggers will assist in work zones. Crews will work surfaces, mow, clean ditches and respond to customers.

Halifax County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 49 (Cluster Springs AHQ) and various location (Volens AHQ)–  Crews will boom axe.  

Route 675 (Rt. 756 – Rt. 665) –Road closed 7/13-9/18 for bridge replacement. Detour via Rt. 57.

Route 776 over North Fork Creek – Road closed for approx. 3 weeks beginning Aug. 3 for bridge superstructure replacement. Signs detour in place at northern end of road.

Various – Crews make mow and respond to customer concerns.

Bethel AHQ – Crews will repair shoulders on primary routes.

Cluster Springs AHQ – Crews will work surfaces in Virgilina area. 

Volens AHQ – Crews will boom axe.

 

Nelson County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Various locations –Plant mix schedule begins April 23. Be alert, use caution and expect delays. 

 

Pittsylvania County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Route 644 (Rt. 750 – Rt 799) –Closed 8/17– early Sept for culvert replacement. Detour 750, 649 and 799.

Route 676– Bridge replacement; road closed through 11/18/15. Detour in place. 

Route 691 over stream (Rt. 649 – Rt. 685)  – July 27-Aug. 14, closed for culvert replacement. Detour via 649, 685 and back to 691.

Route 713 (Rt. 714 – 729) – Road will be closed approx. 2 weeks beginning 8/24 for pipe replacement. Detour via 714, 360, 726 and 729.

Route 726 – Be alert to improvements, including turn lanes for local and school traffic. Signs and other traffic control devices in place. Estimated completion-April 29, 2016

Route 755 and 758 Crews will work on rural rustic projects.

Kentuck AHQ – Crews will work shoulders and boom axe.

Various – Crews will work surfaces, pipe and/or ditches, mow and respond to customers.

 

Prince Edward County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

Route 643, Back Hampden Sydney Road – Road will be under construction from 0.359 miles east of

Route 644 to 0.899 miles east of Route 644– Traffic will be controlled by flaggers; speed limit reduced in work zone. Est. completion – April 2016.

Route 664 over Tributary of Buffalo Creek – Road closed between Rt. 665 and 669 from 8/24-9/11 for culvert rehabilitation. Detour via 665, 670, and 669.

Various routes – Crews will perform surface treatment operations at various locations, weather permitting. Flaggers will assist in work zones.  Crews will, also, work surfaces, mow, clean ditches, and respond to customers.

 

District-wide activities: 

Bridge and guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform bridge/guardrail maintenance. 

Surface treatment – Surface treatment underway. Work will be moving north through Appomattox, Amherst and Nelson Counties. Be alert, use caution and expect delays.

 
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