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VDOT Traffic Alert July 8th-12th

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 2, 2019
CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-052
Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT
July 8-12, 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 – Crews will 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.
Route 603 (684-744) – Closed July 22 – Aug. 30 for box culvert replacement. Detour via 603, 607, and back to 603.
Route 727 – Crew will replace pipe.
Various – Crew will respond to customer concerns.

Cumberland County:
Route 60 – Paving operations, including centerline rumble strips installation.
Various – Crew will respond to customer concerns.

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 683 (680-685) – Closed. Detour 683, VA 360 & 680. Est. comp. – winter 2020.
Bethel and Cluster Springs AHQs – Crews will work surfaces.
Various – Crews will mow 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 underway.
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 – Turn lane construction, 7 am – 7 pm (M-F). Expect delays.
Route 625, Perry Lane – Rural Rustic project, drainage improvements, grading and paving.
Route 684, Chicken Hollow Rd – Drainage improvements & surface treating. Delays.
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 29, Gretna AHQ – Crew will mow.
Route 29 and Town of Gretna, Gretna AHQ – Crew will clean drop inlets.
Route 29, Kentuck AHQ – Crew will repair shoulders. Delays possible.
Route 58 (Halifax/Pittsylvania County line to Whispering Pines Road) – Crew will widen shoulders, install rumble strips, and upgrade guardrail.
Route 649, Kentuck area – Crew will replace crossline pipe.
Route 662 (707 – 713) – Road closed until Oct. 11 for bridge replacement. Detour via 701 and 640.
Route 687 (689 – 886) – Closed- pipe replacement. Est. comp. July 15. Detour via 689, 649, 886.
Brosville and Gretna AHQs – Crews will ditch on secondary routes.
Brosville, Kentuck and Rondo AHQs – Crews will clear items blocking signs.
Gretna, Kentuck and Rondo AHQs – Crews will work surfaces.
Gretna and Rondo AHQs – Crews will clean roadsides.
Rondo AHQ – Crew will mow.
Various – Crews will respond to customer concerns.

Prince Edward County:
Route 15 – Centerline rumble strip installation underway.
Route 460 – Installation of shoulder rumble strips underway.
Route 628 (632-360) – Closed July 8-Aug 23 for box culvert replacement. Detour via 628, 632, 630, 360 and back 628.
Route 622 – Bridge and approach work over NSRR.
Various – Crew will 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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