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VDOT UPDATES 6/19-6/23

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

June 19-23, 2017

Nelson County:  

Route 29 South near Nelson/Albemarle line- Travel lane closed; passing lane narrowed to 11’ for slope repair. Estimated completion mid-July.

Route 56 over James River – Through June 30, bridge painting. Traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic.

Route 151 & 635 , Route 6 & 638 int. – Intersections improvements. Traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Expect delays. Estimated completion October 16, 2017. 

Route 611 over Perry Creek (636-635) – Road closed to through traffic for bridge replacement. Detour via 626, 638, 6/151 and 635 back to 611. Estimated completion – Oct. 6, 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 starting in June.

Curve countermeasures– Crews will re-install/install signage.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. 

Pavement messaging – Crews will work at various locations.

Pipe rehabilitation – Crews will work on pipes at various locations.

LYNCHBURG, Va. – 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.

Amherst County:  

Route 29 over Depot Street- Bridge inspections on June 20 (June 21 rain date) will require lane closures. Flaggers in use.

Route 29 Business – Starting June 18, milling and paving operations. Flaggers and traffic control devices will assist motorists during surface work. Expect delays.

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.  Additional work starting June 18, milling and paving operations. Flaggers and traffic control devices will assist motorists during surface work. Expect delays. Est. comp. 11/27/17.

Route 210 bet. Route 29 Bypass and Route 29 Bus. – Flaggers and traffic control devices will assist motorists during surface work. Expect delays.

Route 636 over Harris Creek (Rt. 643-638) – Road closed for culvert replacement through 7/21. Detour via Rt. 656, 655 and 643.

Route 739 over Buffalo River- Bridge inspection on June 19 (June 20 rain date) will require lane closures. Flaggers in use.

Route 1054 –Starting June 13, milling and paving operations. Flaggers and traffic control devices will assist motorists during surface work. Expect delays.

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:  

No items reported

Buckingham County: 

Route 20 over Muddy Creek – Starting June 12, traffic restricted to one 13’ lane and controlled by signal, signage and message boards

Route 20 over Slate River – Traffic is on new structure; work continues on old structure. Estimated completion – 12/2017.

Route 24 over Slate River- Bridge inspection June 19 will require lane closures. Flaggers in use.

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

Campbell County:  

Route 29– Crew will work on signals.

Route 29 Business, Altavista – Crew performing maintenance and repairing pavement messages.

Route 601 over Entry Creek (756-645) –Road closed through late-July for culvert replacement. Detour via Rt. 756, 600 to 601.

Route 622 (853 – 1623) – June 19 – June 30, reduced to one lane from 7 pm to 6 am for widening project. Message boards and other traffic control devices will be in use.

Route 650 over Molly’s Creek – Traffic restricted to single 10’ lane using concrete barrier, temporary signal and traffic control devices. Completion – 10/27/17.

Route 696 over Troublesome Creek (709-693) – Road closed through 9/29/17 for bridge replacement. Detour via 709, 692 and 693 back to 709.

Route 1623 near Rt 622 – Road closed for waterline work.  Alternate route is available. Messages boards will alert motorists.

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 15 over 15 Bus. – Max. load width of 12’ allowed through bridge repair project. Oversized loads may use Rt. 15 Business. Temporary traffic control in place.

Route 40 over Louse Creek – Bridge project. Temporary signal, other traffic control in use. Estimated completion-July 2017.

Route 360 – Crew will retrace line markings.

Routes 734 & 1004 (Phenix AHQ) – Crews will work Rural Rustic projects.

Craftons Gate AHQ – Crew will work shoulders, install main and driveway entrance pipes.

Phenix AHQ – Crew will brush cut.

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

Cumberland County:  

Route 600 over Green Creek (Rt 653-657) –Closed through 6/30 for structure replacement. Detour via 653, 638, 45 and 657.

Various – Crew will work surfaces and ditches, mow and respond to customer concerns.

Halifax County:  

Route 360 – Crew will retrace line markings and address work orders.

Route 501 @ 642 – Turn lane construction project.

Bethel AHQ – Crew will daylight signs and work shoulders. 

Volens AHQ – Crew will boom axe.

Various–Crews will mow and respond to customer requests. 

Lynchburg:

Greenview Drive– Changes in traffic pattern during project. Completion- Fall 2017.

Route 29/460 W (501-29)– Speed reduced to 45 mph through construction project.

Route 29/460 (Odd Fellows Rd Int. & Odd Fellows Rd.)– Equipment entering/exiting roadway. Temporary lane closures possible on 460 & Odd Fellows. 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. 7/30/17.

Route 29 (Gretna AHQ) and other locations (Rondo AHQ) – Crew will work shoulders. 

Route 40 (Gretna AHQ), & various locations (Kentuck, Mt. Airy and Rondo AHQs) – Crews will work surfaces.

Route 605 over Marrowbone Creek – Advance warning signs & portable signals in use. Traffic reduced to one alternating thru lane during joint repairs.

Route 707 over Coleman Creek (Rt. 718-658) – Road will be closed 7/28/2017 for structure replacement. Detour via routes 718 and 658.

Route 761 (600-639) – Closed for bridge replacement. Detour via 600, 602 and 601. Est. comp.12/4/17.

Brosville and Kentuck AHQs – Crews will boom axe.

Brosville, Kentuck and Rondo AHQs– Crews will work ditches.

Gretna and Rondo AHQs – Crews will clean debris.

Kentuck AHQ – Crews will cut limbs.

Various –Crews will mow and respond to customers.

Prince Edward County:  

Route 360 – Crew will retrace line markings.

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.

Route 628 over Bush River – Road reduced to 1 lane and temporary signals in place during bridge work. Estimated completion – late June.

Various  – Crew will work surfaces, cut brush, mow, remove debris and respond to customer concerns.