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VDOT Traffic Alert January 27th-31st

January 21, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 21, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-004   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 27-31, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 20th-24th

January 15, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 14, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-002   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 20-24, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 13th-17th

January 8, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 7, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-001   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 13-17, 2020  LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 6th-10th

December 31, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 31, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-091   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 6-10, 2020  LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alerts for December 23rd-27th and December 30th-January 3rd

December 17, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 17, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-090   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 23-27, 2019 and December 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 16th-20th

December 10, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 10, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-089   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 16-20, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert Update to Road Closure on Route 653 (Wilson Road)

December 9, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE DATE 12/03/2019 CONTACT: Robert Brown 434-352-6674 Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 653 For Bridge Repair Project LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to bridge replacement project on Route 653 in Nelson County. Route 653 (Wilson Rd) will

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 9th – 13th

December 3, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 3, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-086   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 9-13, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 2nd-6th

November 25, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 25, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-084   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 2-6, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 25th-29th

November 20, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 20, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-083   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 25-29, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 18th-22nd

November 14, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 13, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-082   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 18-22, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 11th-15th

November 5, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 5, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-081   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 11-15, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 4th-8th

October 30, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 29, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-080   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 4-8, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 28th – November 1st

October 22, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 22, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-079   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 28-November 1, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 21st-25th

October 15, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 15, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-074   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 21-25, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 14th – 18th

October 8, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 8, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-073   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 14-18, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 7th – 11th

October 1, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 1, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-072   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 7-11, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 30th – October 4th

September 24, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 24, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-071   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 30 – October 4, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 23rd-27th

September 18, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 17, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-068   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 23-27, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 16th-20th

September 11, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 11, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-067   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 16-20, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 9th-13th

September 3, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 3, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-066   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 9-13, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 2nd-6th

August 27, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 27, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-064 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 2-6, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 26th-30th

August 20, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 20, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-063   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 26-30, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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Nelson County Motorists Should Anticipate Heavy Traffic During Lockn’

August 19, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 19, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-061   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   NELSON COUNTY MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE HEAVY TRAFFIC DURING LOCKN’ FESTIVAL  LYNCHBURG – Motorists in Nelson County should anticipate increased traffic on US 29 and

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Special Election on November 5, 2019 to Fill Vacancy in Central District Board Member Seat

August 14, 2019

Writ of Election_Central District School Board

VDOT Traffic Alert August 19th-23rd

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 13, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-060   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 19-23, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 12th-16th

August 7, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 7, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-058   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 12-16, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 5th-9th

July 30, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 30, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-057   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 5-9, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 29th-August 2nd

July 23, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 23, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-056 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 29-August 2, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 22nd-26th

July 17, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 16, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-055 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 22-26, 2019 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 Traffic Alert July 15th-19th

July 10, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 10, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-053   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 15-19, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 8th-12th

July 8, 2019

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

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FREE WORKSHOP at The Nelson Center on August 6, 2019: Doing Business with the Commonwealth of Virginia

July 2, 2019

Doing Business with the Commonwealth of Virginia FREE WORKSHOP  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 – 9:30am – 12:00pm Nelson Center, Lovingston, VA Are you interested in securing a contract with and selling your goods and services to the Commonwealth of Virginia?  Come

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September 6, 2019: Viewers Using Antennas Will Need to Rescan TVs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rescan Day is September 6, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for WSLS Viewers Using Antennas Will Need to Rescan TVs Roanoke, VA – WSLS announced today that it is moving frequencies on September 6, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

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Citizen Information Meetings for Route 60 Corridor Study

June 27, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 27, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176 Bethanie Glover, Richmond District                     804-586-4455 LYN-19-051   CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETINGS TO BE HELD FOR ROUTE 60 CORRIDOR STUDY Public invited to learn more about potential investments along the Route

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 1st-5th

June 25, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 25, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-050   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 1-5, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 19, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-048   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS Overnight storms result in road closures LYNCHBURG, Va. – Storms yesterday evening and into the overnight hours have closed several

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 24th-28th

June 18, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 18, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-047   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 24-28, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 17th-21st

June 12, 2019

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.

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 10th-14th

June 5, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 5, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-045   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 10-14, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 3rd-7th

May 28, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 28, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-043   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 3-7, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 27th-31st

May 21, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 21, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-041         Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 27-31, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 20th-24th

May 14, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 14, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-039   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 20-24, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alerts May 13th-17th

May 7, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 7, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-036   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 13-17, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert for May 6th

May 3, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 3, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-035   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   CAMPBELL’S MOUNTAIN ROAD, NELSON COUNTY, CLOSED TEMPORARILY Portion of road closed Monday, May 6 for maintenance LYNCHBURG – Route 814, Campbell’s Mountain Rd in

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 6th-10th

April 30, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 23, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-030   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 6-10, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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Safety Feature Being Added in VDOT’s Lynchburg District

April 29, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 29, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-031        RUMBLE STRIPS HELP ADDRESS ROADWAY SAFETY Safety feature being added in VDOT’s Lynchburg District  LYNCHBURG, Va– Two rumble strip projects are planned in the Lynchburg

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VDOT Traffic Alert April 29th-May 3rd

April 23, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 23, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-030   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 29 – May 3, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics

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VDOT Traffic Alert April 22nd-26th

April 17, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 17, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-028   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 22-26, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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VDOT Traffic Alert April 15th-19th

April 9, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 9, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-027   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 15-19, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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