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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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VDOT Traffic Alert April 8th-12th

April 3, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 2, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-025   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 8-12, 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 1st-5th

March 26, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 26, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-023   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 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 March 25th-29th

March 19, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 19, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-021   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 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 March 18th-22nd

March 12, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 12, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-019   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 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 March 18th-August 21st

March 8, 2019

This is to notify you that the Virginia Department of Transportation will be replacing a box culvert on  Route 29 SBL at Tributary to Muddy Creek between Route 737 (Ponton Lane) and Route 623 (Stagebridge Road).   Signs will be in place

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VDOT Traffic Alert March 11th-15th

March 6, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 6, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-018   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 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 March 4th-8th

February 27, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 26, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-016   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 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 February 25th-March 1st

February 19, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 19, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-015   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 25-March 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 February 18th-22nd

February 15, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-014   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 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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Lovingston Planning Grant Approval

February 12, 2019

On January 25, 2019, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) accepted the documentation of completion of initial tasks and made $35,000 available for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Business District Revitalization Planning Grant for Lovingston. The

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Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Service Days

February 11, 2019

The Region 2000 Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling service is free for RESIDENTS of Lynchburg City, Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Nelson Counties, and the Towns of Altavista and Brookneal. Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Schedule Date:  Saturday, April

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 11th-15th

February 6, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 29, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-010 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 11-15, 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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Friends of 151 Clean-Up Feb 9th

Friends of 151 Clean-Up Feb 9th We invite you to join your fellow “Friends” as we kick off our 2019 season THIS Saturday morning February 9th from 8AM till 12 Noon at the Rockfish Valley Community Center (RVCC) located at 190 Rockfish School Ln, Afton,

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 4th-8th

January 29, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 29, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-010   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 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 January 28th-February 1st

January 23, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 22, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-009   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 28-February 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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UVA Community Working Group Regional Issues Survey

January 21, 2019

A new working group formed by UVA President Jim Ryan and made up of University of Virginia faculty, staff and students and local community members has identified seven pressing issues facing the Central Virginia area. The issues include (in no

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 21st-25th

January 15, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 15, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-007   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 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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Motorists Urged To Avoid Travel During Winter Storm

January 11, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 11, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-004 MOTORISTS URGED TO AVOID TRAVEL DURING WINTER STORM LYNCHBURG – A wide range of winter weather is in the forecast for the upcoming weekend and, perhaps, into early

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 14th-18th

January 9, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 9, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-003   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 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 January 7th-11th

January 2, 2019

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 2, 2019 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-19-001 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 7-11, 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 December 24th-28th and December 31st-January 4th

December 18, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 18, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-129 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 24-28, 2018  and  December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 17th-21st

December 11, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 11, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-124   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 17-21, 2018 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information.

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Governor Urges Virginians to Prepare for Early Winter Storm

December 7, 2018

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 7, 2018  Office of the Governor Contact: Ofirah Yheskel Email: Ofirah.Yheskel@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Department of Emergency Management Contact: Jeff Caldwell Email: Jeff.Caldwell@vdem.virginia.gov Phone: (804) 897-9730 Governor Northam

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 10th-14th

December 5, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 5, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-120   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 10-14, 2018 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 3rd-7th

November 27, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 27, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-118   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 3-7, 2018 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 26th-30th

November 19, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 19, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-117   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 26-30, 2018 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 15th Update

November 15, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 15, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-116   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE   LYNCHBURG, Va. – Most roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) remain clear

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 15th

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 15, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-115   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY   LYNCHBURG, Va. – As of 4 a.m., roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 19th-23rd

November 13, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 13, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-114   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 19-23, 2018 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 12th-16th

November 6, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 6, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-110 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 12-16, 2018 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 November 5th-9th

October 31, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 30, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-109   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov     LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 5-9, 2018 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 29th-November 2nd

October 24, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 23, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-108 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 29 – November 2, 2018 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 22nd – 26th

October 16, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 16, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-106   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov     LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 22-26, 2018 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 15th -19th

October 11, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 9, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-100   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 15-19, 2018 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 8th-October 12th

October 3, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 2, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-099   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 8-12, 2018 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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