VDOT Lynchburg Road Report: July 28-Aug. 1

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

Route 29 Bypass over Route 659 – Bridge painting 7/2-9/1: Lane closures on the bypass and Route 659. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Paving operations –Crews will pave at the following locations in this order: Route 677, Route 778, Route 655, and Route 739. The work is expected to last until mid-August.

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

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 15/60, Sprouse’s Corner – Crew will mill and pave for approx. 2 weeks. Traffic controlled by police, traffic signals and flaggers.

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

Andersonville area – Crews will work on shoulders.

Dillwyn area – Crews will conduct ditch maintenance.

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

 

Campbell County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

Route 460 East over 29 Bypass & Opossum Creek – One lane of the structure will be closed at a time over the next several weeks for work on the bridge deck. Traffic control devices will direct motorists.

Route 712 over 29 Bypass, Altavista –  Bridge painting 7/-9/10: Lane closures on the bypass and Route 712. Signs and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Route 714 over 29 Bypass, Altavista– A temporary signal, signs and other traffic control devices in use for  single lane during bridge work. Est. comp. early August 2014. 

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 746 – Corrective work will be done on line markings.

Phenix – Crews will clean ditch and pipe and add shoulder stone.

Various – Crews will work surfaces, boom axe, mow and respond to customer concerns.

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

 

Cumberland County: Kevin Wright, Residency Administrator

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

 

Halifax County: Kenneth Martin, Residency Administrator

Secondary routes in Cluster Springs area and primary routes in Volens area  – Crews will mow.

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

Bethel – Crews will daylight signs.

Hamilton Blvd., Town of South Boston – Installation of permanent signs will take place.

Town of Virgilina – Crews will clean ditches.

Volens –Crews will cut right of way.

Various – Crews will perform surface work and respond to customer concerns.

 

Nelson County: Don Austin, Residency Administrator

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

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 40, Gretna and various secondary roads in Brosville – Crews will repairs shoulders

Route 676 (674-689)  – Road closed 8/4/14 – 11/18/1 for replacement of Whitethorn Creek bridge. Detour : Routes 903, 687, 649, 886 and 689. Signs and other traffic control devices in use.

Route 685 (686-690) – Road closed for bridge replacement. Est. comp. 9/26/14. Detour: 686, 683 to 649.

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

Brosville and Kentuck– Crews will ditch at various locations.

Gretna, Kentuck,  Mt. Airy and Rondo– Crews will boom axe at various locations.

Mt. Airy – Crews will sweep intersections.

Various – Crews will work surfaces, mow, clean roadsides 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 – Crews will make shoulder repairs.

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.

Message boards – Work is continuing on the installation of message boards at various locations. Be alert.

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