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News & Updates Archives

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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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday – August 4-6, 2017

August 3, 2017

When is it? August 4-6, 2017. The 3-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 am and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 pm. What is it? During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school

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Nelson Co. Hazardous Waste Disposal – Ivy Materials Utilization Center September 29-30th

August 2, 2017

Nelson County is registered to participate in the Albemarle Hazardous Waste Day September 29-30 at the Ivy collection site.  For more information please call Rick Schall at (434) 263-7098 or email rschall@nelsoncounty.org  . For hours of operations and directions to

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VDOT Updates 8/7/17 – 8/11/17

Nelson County:   Route 6 (29 to Albemarle line) – Paving operations. Delays likely. 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

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Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Supply Header Project

July 21, 2017

On 7/21/2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Washington D.C., issued this document:     Docket(s):                           CP15-554-001 CP15-555-000 CP15-556-000 Lead Applicant: Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC Filing Type:         Formal Notice Description:        Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental

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VDOT Updates 7/24 – 7/28

July 18, 2017

Nelson County:   Routes 29, 56 & 151 – Crews will retrace line markings. Routes 60 & 151 – Crew will work on sign work orders. Route 29 South near Nelson/Albemarle line- Travel lane closed; passing lane narrowed to 11’ for

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Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA School of Law

July 5, 2017

Continuing a commitment to help Veterans obtain the disability benefits to which they are entitled, attorneys with the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will host another free legal clinic for Veterans in Central Virginia on Monday, July 17,

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VDOT UPDATES 7/3-7/7

June 27, 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 151 & 635, Route 6 & 638 int. – Intersections improvements. Traffic control devices and flaggers will

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VDOT UPDATES 6/26 – 6/30

June 21, 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

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VDOT Update 6/19 to 6/23

June 15, 2017

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 13, 2017 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-17-069 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 19-23, 2017 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For

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VDOT UPDATES 6/19-6/23

June 13, 2017

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.

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Shenandoah National Park Fee Free Day in Honor of Park Neighbor Day

June 9, 2017

Shenandoah National Park Fee Free Day in Honor of Park Neighbor Day. 7AM. Shenandoah National Park will waive entrance fees for all park visitors on Saturday, June 17 in celebration of Park Neighbor Day, an annual event held on the

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VDOT Update 6/12 to 6/16

June 8, 2017

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 7, 2017 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-17-068 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 12-16, 2017 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Notice Of Revised Schedule

May 31, 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY  REGULATORY COMMISSION Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC                                                       Docket  Nos. CPlS-554-000 CPlS-554-001 Dominion Transmission, Inc.                                                        Docket  No. CP15-555-000 NOTICE OF REVISED SCHEDULE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OF THE ATLANTIC  COAST PIPELINE AND SUPPLY  HEADER PROJECT (May 12,

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