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VDOT Traffic Alert June 17th-21st

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 11, 2019
CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-046
  Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov  

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

June 17-21, 2019

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:  

Routes 29 Bus South (671-663), 29 S (151-29 Bus) – Milling & paving underway. Expect delays.

Route 130 (676-railroad bridge) – Milling, paving and rumble strips underway. Expect delays.

Route 610 (60-778) –Restricted to commercial truck traffic. Detour via 694, 665, 151, 29 and 60.

Route 617 (Fancy Hill Rd) with Route 778 – Intersection closed along with 778 project.

Route 778 over Buffalo River (Poor House Farm Rd to Turkey Mtn Rd) –Road closed, signed detour in place during bridge project. Est. completion – November 2019.

Appomattox County:

Route 26 – Centerline rumble strip installation underway.

Route 460 at Route 609 & 630 – Construction of turn lanes starts soon.

Buckingham County: 

Routes 15 and 60 – Centerline rumble strip installation underway.

Route 678 over Rock Island Creek – Structure rehabilitation. Estimated completion mid-Sept.

Route 696 – Closed due to failed box culvert pipe. Detour in place via 613, 694 (Cumberland Co.), 672 and 696 (back to Buckingham County).

Various – Crew will work Rural Rustic projects, mow, patch ahead of surface treatment and respond to customer concerns.

Campbell County:  

Route 29 – Crew will paint lines.

Route 29 Bus., Altavista –Closed w/detour during bridge replacement. Est. comp. May 2021.

Route 460 Bus – Crew will work on signals.

Route 501 @ Route 633 – Construction of left and right turn lanes.

Route 711 over NS Railroad – Bridge/approach work underway. Road closed; signed detour.

Charlotte County:   

Route 15 – Centerline rumble strips installation underway.

Routes 15 & 360 – Crew will work on pavement messaging.

Route 360 – Crew will paint lines.

Various – Crews will work on Rural Rustic projects, mow, boom axe and respond to concerns.

Cumberland County:  

Route 60 – Paving operations, including centerline rumble strips installation.

Various – Crews will mow, patch ahead of surface treatment, and respond to customer concerns.

Danville:

Route 29 Byp over Barkers Branch – One lane south, reduced speed during repairs.

Halifax County:  

Route 619 (603-623) – Closed. Detour via 619, 603 & 623. Est. comp. summer 2019.

Route 658 over Dan River – Bridge maintenance underway.

Route 678 (654 – 682) – Closed for repairs. Detour via 681 N, 360 E and 654 S back to 678. Estimated completion summer 2019.

Route 683 (680-685) – Closed. Detour 683, VA 360 & 680. Est. comp. – winter 2020.

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

Lynchburg:

Liberty Mtn Dr – Ramp to 460 E closed for roundabout project. Sidewalk, lighting installation.

Odd Fellows to US 29 Exp. –Reconstruction. Bridge over railroad closed. Starting 6/24, pavement demolition on Albert Langford Dr, Odd Fellows Rd & Murray Pl. Expect temporary lane closures; rough unpaved surfaces are possible. Detour in place

Nelson County:  

Route 6 (151-29) – Milling, paving and rumble strips 7 pm – 6 am. Expect delays.

Routes 29 & 151– Crew will work on signs.

Route 29 N (Lovingston, Nelson Middle School – signal) – Milling and paving. Delays likely.

Route 29 S (737-623) –Speed 45, traffic in northbound lanes for box culvert. Est. comp. 8/19.

Route 29 N & S at Route 655 – Construction of turn lanes starts June 10.

Routes 29 & 655 – Intersection improvements.

Routes 56, 151 and secondary routes – Mowing may result in delays.

Route 60 (Amherst line to Appomattox line) – Alternating traffic due to tree trimming.

Route 151 at Route 664 – Construction of turn lane starts June 24.

Route 625, Perry Lane – Rural Rustic project, drainage improvements, grading and paving.

Route 684, Chicken Hollow Rd – Drainage improvements & surface treating. Delays.

Routes 687 and 834 – Closed due to damage from flooding.

Route 814, Campbell’s Mtn Rd – Rural Rustic project, surface treating. Expect delays.

Route 686 over North Fork Tye River (56-687) –Closed for culvert replacement. Detour via 685 West, 56 East and back to 686.

Pittsylvania County:  

Route 58 (Halifax/Pittsylvania County line to Whispering Pines Road) – Crew will widen shoulders, install rumble strips, and upgrade guardrail.

Route 723 (723 – 360) – Closed. Detour via 729 & 732. Est. completion – June 2019

Route 825 (717 – 716) –Closed- repairs until September 2019.

Rondo AHQ  – Crew will boom axe on secondary routes.

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

Prince Edward County:  

Route 15 – Centerline rumble strip installation underway.

Route 460 – Installation of shoulder rumble strips underway.

Route 460 – Crew will boom axe. Be alert to slow moving equipment.

Various – Crews will work on Rural Rustic projects, mow, patch ahead of surface treatment and respond to customer concerns.

District-wide activities: 

Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges/other structures.

Guardrail maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on guardrails.

Line painting/pavement marking – Crews will address work orders/requests.

Surface treatment – Various surface treatment schedules are underway across the district. Be aware of possible lane closures and delays. Check VA511 for updates.

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