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News & Updates Archives

VDOT Update 4/23/18 – 4/27/18

April 18, 2018

Nelson County:   Plant mix treatment – Contractor crews will be working on Routes 634, 661, 655, 666, 800 and 1001. Delays likely. Surface treatment – Contractor crews will be working on Routes 636, 643, 764, 861, 1420 and 1421. Delays

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April 9th to April 14th Declared Work Zone Safety Week

April 11, 2018

Work Zone Safety Week- Board of Supervisors Resolution Work Zone Safety Week Webpage (VDOT) RESOLUTION R2018-24 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APRIL 9-14 IS HIGHWAY WORK ZONE SAFETY WEEK WHEREAS, the Federal Highway Administration and Virginia Department of Transportation has

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VDOT Updates 4/16/18 – 4/20/18

Nelson County:   Route 617 and 639: Crews will eradicate pavement markings in advance of surface treatment. Route 634(@ 754) – Road closed until April 20 for pipe replacement. Detour via 619, 29 & 616. Plant mix treatment – Contractor crews

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VDOT – LOVE? We Got It!!

April 5, 2018

LOVE? WE GOT IT! LYNCHBURG – Everyone knows that “Virginia is for L♥vers.” Right? Well, the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Lynchburg District employees are sharing a little love in the form of “love” artwork as part of Virginia’s observance

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VDOT Updates 4/9/18 – 4/13/18

April 4, 2018

NOTE: April 9-13 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. Please avoid distractions and give workers plenty of room. Safety is #1! Nelson County:   Route 634(@ 754) – Road closed until April 20 for pipe replacement. Detour via 619, 29 &

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CASA Pinwheel Garden Dedication, April 12th @ Noon – Nelson Center Smyth Garden

March 27, 2018

Please Join Us for the Kick-Off of Child Abuse Prevention Month CASA of Central VA joins with our local departments of social services, community partners and public officials to proclaim April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheel gardens will be planted

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Winter Weather Ushers In The First Day Of Spring

March 20, 2018

  Motorists may encounter difficult driving conditions   LYNCHBURG – Rain has been falling across much of the commonwealth today) and snow and/or a rain/snow mix will begin later tonight and continue through Wednesday.   In the Lynchburg District of

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VDOT UPDATES 3/26/18 – 3/30/18

Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Route 634(@ 754) – Road closed until April 13 for pipe replacement. Detour via 619, 29 & 616. Surface treatment – Contractor crews will

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VDOT Traffic Counts Begin in Nelson County

March 16, 2018

The Traffic Group, Inc. has been contracted by VDOT’s Central Office to conduct traffic counts in your area. The traffic information to be collected by these counts is very important for management of the road network and required reporting of traffic

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Route 634 Road Closure Begins March 26,2018

March 15, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation has planned a road closure for the pipe replacement on Rte. 634 in Nelson County. Rte. 634 will be closed to thru traffic beginning on March 26, 2018 and remain closed for approximately three(3) weeks.

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VDOT Updates 3/19/18 – 3/23/18

March 13, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail

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VDOT Updates 3/12/18 – 3/16/18

March 6, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail

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VDOT Updates 3/5/18 – 3/9/18

February 28, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail

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VDOT Update on Improvement Project

February 22, 2018

CTB AWARDS CONTRACTS FOR FINAL PHASE OF ODD FELLOWS INTERCHANGE AND IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, PAVING WORK IN FOUR COUNTIES   LYNCHBURG, Va. — The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded three contracts worth approximately $20.3 million for major infrastructure improvements in the

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VDOT Updates 2/26/18 – 3/2/18

February 20, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail

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VDOT Updates 2/12/18 – 2/16/18

February 12, 2018

  Nelson County:   Route 29 at Nelson County High School– Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges.

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VDOT Updates 2/5/18 – 2/9/18

January 31, 2018

Nelson County:   Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work

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VDOT Updates 1/29/18 – 2/2/18

January 23, 2018

Nelson County:   Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work

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VDOT Updates 1/22/18 – 1/26/18

January 17, 2018

Nelson County:   Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work

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Odd Fellows Road Traffic Pattern Change To Occur

January 10, 2018

Work continues on interchange, extension project  LYNCHBURG – Beginning as early as Monday, January 15, motorists who use Odd Fellows Road in the City of Lynchburg will experience a shift in traffic pattern as a part of the ongoing Odd

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VDOT Updates 1/15/18 – 1/19/18

January 9, 2018

  Nelson County:   Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address

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VDOT Updates 1/8/18 – 1/12/18

January 4, 2018

Nelson County:   Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work

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VDOT Updates 12/25/17 – 12/29/17 & 1/1/18-1/5/18

December 19, 2017

  Nelson County:   No items to report   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work orders/requests as weather/schedule permit. Pipe rehabilitation

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VDOT Updates 12/18/17 – 12/22/17

December 12, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/22 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56 and 650.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance –

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A Message From VDOT – Winter Weather

December 7, 2017

COLD + PRECIPITATION = SNOW? MAYBE Motorists should prepare now for winter weather ahead  LYNCHBURG – While cold and precipitation can result in snow, there is often an element of uncertainty in the forecasts that keep drivers guessing. So, what

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VDOT Updates 12/11/17 – 12/15/17

December 5, 2017

Nelson County:   No items reported   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance. Line painting – Crews will address work orders/requests as weather/schedule permit. Pipe rehabilitation – Crews

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ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE UPDATE

December 1, 2017

ACP UPDATE

ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE – A NOTE FROM USDA

November 30, 2017

The USDA Forest Service has released  a final Record of Decision (ROD) for  1)authorization of a special use permit to Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) for the use of National Forest System (NFS) land to construct, operate, maintain and eventually decommission

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VDOT Updates 12/4/17 – 12/8/17

November 28, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56 and 650.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance –

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VDOT Updates 11/27/17 – 12/1/17

November 21, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56 and 650.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance –

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VDOT Updates 11/20/17 – 11/24/17

November 14, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56 and 650.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance –

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VDOT Updates 11/13/17 – 11/17/17

November 7, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56 and 650.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance –

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VDOT Updates 11/6/17 – 11/10/17

November 1, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 151 (664-6) – Milling and paving, 8 pm – 6 am, Sept. 17 – early November. Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56

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Cancellation of Broadband Authority Meeting November 14, 2017

October 30, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE Nelson County Broadband Authority Cancellation of November 14, 2017 Meeting  The Nelson County Broadband Authority herewith gives notice of the cancellation of the Authority’s regular meeting scheduled to be conducted on November 14, 2017 at 1 p.m. in

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VDOT Updates 10/30/17 – 11/3/17

October 24, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 151 (664-6) – Milling and paving, 8 pm – 6 am, Sept. 17 – early October. Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56

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Department of Forestry Fall Foliage Report-October 21

October 20, 2017

Report for the weekend of October 21. Virginia in the fall is always beautiful, but in some years, that beauty is more subdued.  Late summer drought this year has taken its toll on the forests, resulting in duller yellows, less

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VDOT Updates 10/23/17 – 10/27/17

October 17, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 151 (664-6) – Milling and paving, 8 pm – 6 am, Sept. 17 – early October. Route 653 over Bob’s Creek (650 -655) – Road closed 10/30-12/8 for bridge superstructure replacement. Detour via 655, 722, 647, 56

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Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program (Formerly Wounded Warriors)

October 12, 2017

VISIT WEBLINK All services are CONFIDENTIAL and FREE to ALL National Guard, Reservists, Veterans, and the families of all three, regardless of discharge status. CONTACT PERSON Rochelle Clark-Alexander, BBA Veteran Resource Specialist (Central Region) Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program 540-684-7822, Cell

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October 2017 is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 11, 2017

Board of Supervisors proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month: RESOLUTION R2017-52 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH  WHEREAS, the problems of domestic violence are not confined to any group or groups of people but

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Changed to Thursday, November 16, 2017

On October 10, 2017, the Nelson County Board of Supervisors adopted the following resolution moving the regular November Board meeting from Tuesday, November 14th to Thursday November 16th. RESOLUTION R2017-53 NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESCHEDULING OF NOVEMBER 2017 REGULAR

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Nelson County to Host Town Hall with Fire and EMS Study Team

October 9, 2017

There will be a town hall meeting for residents of Nelson County, VA on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the County Courthouse in Lovingston. The open forum will begin at 7:00 pm in the general district courtroom. Nelson County Board of Supervisors

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Virginia Fall Foliage Report October 6, 2017

Report for the weekend of October 7. As we move into October, mostly-green trees are glowing with yellow undertones or blushing with pink ones.  Along the Blue Ridge Parkway, occasional flashes of deep red can be seen.  Total color change

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VDOT Updates 10/9/17 – 10/13/17

October 6, 2017

  Nelson County:   Route 56 – Crew will maintain/repair pavement markings. Route 151 (664-6) – Milling and paving, 8 pm – 6 am, Sept. 17 – early October. Route 633 over Branch Taylor Creek (635 – 692)  – Road closed

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VDOT Updates 10/2/17 – 10/6/17

September 26, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 151 (664-6) – Milling and paving, 8 pm – 6 am, Sept. 17 – early October. Route 151/6 & 638 int. – Intersections improvements. Traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Work zone in operation from

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October is Virginia Wine Month

Dear Virginia Wine Lovers, Fall is here, and with that comes the best time of the year – October Virginia Wine Month! We’d like to invite every Virginia Wine lover to visit a beautiful Virginia winery, sip a glass of our world-class

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Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes – October 27, 2017

September 19, 2017

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE FOR DELINQUENT TAXES               Pursuant to Decrees entered in the Circuit Court of Nelson County, Virginia, the undersigned J. Thompson Shrader, Special Commissioner of said Court, will offer for sale pursuant to Section 58.1-3965 et

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It’s Apple Season in Nelson County!

September 18, 2017

Whether it’s Pick Your Own, or fresh-picked Apples, your local Nelson County orchard is sure to have one of your favorites!  Plus fresh farm-grown produce, apple cider and pumpkins!   ORCHARD & FALL HARVEST UPDATE   Critzer Family Farm Open

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VDOT Updates 8/21/17 – 8/25/17

August 16, 2017

Nelson County:   Route 29 South near Nelson/Albemarle line- Travel lane closed; passing lane narrowed to 11’ for slope repair. Route 151 & 635, Route 6 & 638 int. – Intersections improvements. Traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic. Work

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Changes in Route 29 Traffic Pattern, Congestion Possible August 23-28

August 14, 2017

Changes in traffic pattern, congestion possible during Nelson County event    PUBLIC INFO PLAN LYNCHBURG, Va. – Motorists should be alert to possible changes in traffic pattern and congestion when the Lockn’ Music Festival returns to Nelson County later this month.

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VDOT Updates 8/14/17 – 8/18/17

August 8, 2017

August 14-18, 2017   Nelson County:   Routes 56, 60, & 151 – Crews will retrace line markings. Route 29 South near Nelson/Albemarle line- Travel lane closed; passing lane narrowed to 11’ for slope repair. Route 151 & 635, Route 6

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