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VDOT Update 4/24 to 4/28

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 18, 2017
CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-17-041
Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT
April 24-28, 2017

LYNCHBURG – Highway work 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 www.511Virginia.org.

Nelson County:
Route 151 & 635 , Route 6 & 638 int. – Intersections improvements. Traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays. Estimated completion October 16, 2017.
Surface treatment schedule for Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Nelson counties – March 27-December 28, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays.

District-wide activities:
Bridge maintenance – Crews will wash and perform maintenance on bridges.
Bridge painting – Work will take place in Amherst, Halifax and Nelson counties.
Curve countermeasures- Crews will re-install/install signage.
Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance.
Latex Microsurfacing – Crews will perform latex micro-surfacing at various locations.
Pavement messaging – Crews will work at various locations.
Pipe rehabilitation – Crews will work on pipes at various locations.
Amherst County:
Route 29 Bus., Town of Amherst – Shoulder closures possible bet. 8 & 5 pm for maintenance work.
Route 130 over Graham Creek – Traffic restricted by signal, signage and message boards to one 11’ lane until June 20 for bridge deck reconstruction.
Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour to new construction/existing Rt. 635. Messages boards, signs and barriers in use. Est. comp. 11/27/17.
Route 636 over Harris Creek (643-638)- Road closed for culvert replacement. Detour via 655 and 643, back to 636.
Surface treatment schedule for Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Nelson counties – March 27-December 28, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays.

Appomattox County:
Route 460 West (from Appomattox Co/Pr. Edward Co line to Rt. 620) – Traffic control devices and flaggers will be in use during surface work. Expect delays.
Route 660 over North Creek – Road closed Jan. 3 – June 15 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 26, 659, and 613.
Surface treatment schedule for Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Nelson counties – March 27-December 28, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays.

Buckingham County:
Route 15 (Andersonville AHQ – Crews will cut brush.
Route 20 over Slate River – Speed reduced during bridge replacement. Est. comp. – 12/2017.
Route 20 (Dillwyn AHQ) and other locations (Andersonville AHQ)– Crews will work shoulders.
Route 60 (Andersonville) – Crew will repair asphalt, & provide traffic control for bridge work.
Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

Campbell County:
Routes 29 & 460 – Crews will work on ramp lights.
Route 501 (0.54 miles south of Route 652 to 0.74 miles north of 635 – Gladys) – From March 27 to May 16, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic during surface work. Expect delays.
Route 501 (Route 654 to Route 686 – Winfall) – From March 30 to June 16, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic during surface work. Expect delays.
Route 601 over Entry Creek (756-645) –Culvert replacement road closure delayed until May 22.
Surface treatment schedule for Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Nelson counties – March 27-December 28, traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays.

Charlotte County:
Route 40 over Louse Creek – Temporary signal activated for one-way traffic. Message boards will alert motorists to this change. Use caution during bridge project. Est. completion July 2017.
Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will boom axe and install mainline/driveway pipe.
Phenix AHQ – Crew will cut brush.
Various – Crews will work shoulders and surfaces and respond to customer requests.

Cumberland County:
Route 600 over Green Creek (Rt 653-657) – Road closed from 3/6-6/9 for structure replacement. Detour via 653, 638, 45 and 657.
Route 605 – Crew will work Rural Rustic project.
Route 690 – Crew will cut brush.
Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer requests.

Halifax County:
Route 501 (South Boston to NC line) – Crews will work line markings.
Route 501 @ 642 – Turn lane construction project.
Route 707 over Coleman Creek (Rt. 718-658) – Road will be closed from Feb. 13 – June 2 for structure replacement. Detour via routes 718 and 658.
Paces area – Crew will repair shoulders.
Various –Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer requests.

Lynchburg:
Greenview Drive- Changes in traffic pattern during project. Completion- July 2017.
Route 29/460 E/W, Concord Turnpike-Candlers Mtn Rd: Speed 45 mph for construction.
Route 29/460 (501-29)– Construction traffic entering/exiting. Lane closures possible 9 pm, Fri. to 6 am, Sun. Est. comp. 11/16/17. Speed reduced to 45 mph.
Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. and Odd Fellows Rd.)– April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 & 26, nighttime detours during setting of bridge girders. Other times: Equipment entering/exiting roadway. Temporary lane closures 460 & Odd Fellows; Odd Fellows & Mayflower may be closed during roundabout construction. Est. comp. 8/3/18. Speed – 45 mph.
Route 460, area of LU campus – LU/English Construction bridge project.

Pittsylvania County:
Route 29 S over Norfolk-Southern RR –Bridge replacement. Rt. 29/803 connection temporarily relocated. Southbound traffic detoured to northbound lane. Est. comp. 6/20/17.
Route 29 N over Banister River – Lane closures during bridge work.
Route 58, east and west of Danville – Crews will work on line markings.
Route 682 over Shokoe Creek (686-1094) – Closed April 3-May 12 for culvert replacement. Detour via 686 to 640.
Route 761 (600-639) – Closed for bridge replacement. Detour: Routes 600, 602 and 601. Completion – 12/4/17.
Route 903 (995-676) – Closed approx. 2 weeks beginning April 24 for bridge repairs. Detour via 676 and 29 South.
Brosville, Mt. Airy and Kentuck AHQ – Crews will boom axe.
Gretna and Rondo AHQ – Crews will clean roadsides.
Kentuck AHQ – Crews will do ditch work.
Various –Crews will work surfaces and signs and respond to customers.

Prince Edward County:
Route 621 over tributary of Goodwin Lake (629 – 641) –Closed May 30 – mid-July for culvert replacement. Detour via 607 and 360 back to 621.
Various– Crews will work surfaces/ signs, cut brush, clean roadsides & ditches, & respond to customers.