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News & Updates Archives

VDOT Updates 6/25/18 – 6/29/18

June 19, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs. Route 630 – Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes will likely result in delays.   District-wide

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VDOT Updates 6/18/18 – 6/22/18

June 12, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs. Route 630 – Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages. Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes will likely result in delays.   District-wide

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VDOT Updates 6/11/18 – 6/15/18

June 5, 2018

Nelson County:   Routes 6 and 29 – Crew will work on pavement messaging and signs. Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes will likely result in delays.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on

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Board of Supervisors Agenda – June 12, 2018

PRELIMINARY AGENDA NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS June 12, 2018 THE REGULAR MEETING CONVENES AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE GENERAL DISTRICT COURTROOM AT THE COURTHOUSE IN LOVINGSTON I. Call to Order A. Moment of Silence B. Pledge of Allegiance II.

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Route 56 in Wingina Area Closed for Several Days in June

May 31, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Work on the CSX railroad crossing on Route 56 in the Wingina area of Nelson County near the Buckingham County line will require the closure of that portion of Route 56 for several days in early June.

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VDOT Update June 4-8

May 29, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 29, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-056 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 4-8, 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 Updates 5/28/18 – 6/1/18

May 22, 2018

Nelson County:   Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes will likely result in delays.   District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews will do guardrail maintenance.  Line painting/pavement marking –

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VDOT Updates 5/21/18 – 5/25/18

May 16, 2018

Nelson County:   Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes with likely result in delays. 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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Notice of Judicial Sale for Delinquent Taxes-June 6, 2018

May 8, 2018

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 seq. of

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VDOT Updates 5/14/18 – 5/18/18

Nelson County:   Plant mix & surface treatment –Working on various routes with likely result in delays. 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 Traffic Update – Amherst Co. Project May Create Delays

May 3, 2018

ROUTE 29 BUSINESS, AMHERST CO. PROJECT MAY CREATE DELAYS Trench widening will continue into August   LYNCHBURG, Va – Motorists should prepare for potential delays on Route 29 Business from Madison Heights to the Town of Amherst over the next

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VDOT Updates 5/7/18 – 5/11/18

May 2, 2018

Nelson County:   Plant mix treatment – Contractor crews will be working on various routes. Delays likely. Surface treatment – Contractor crews will be working on various routes. Delays likely. Various – Crews will work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

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Absentee Voting for June Primaries Begins April 27, 2018

April 30, 2018

  RICHMOND, VA – Absentee voting for the June 12, 2018 primary elections starts statewide today, Friday, April 27th. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail. Registered voters must

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VDOT Updates 4/30/18 – 5/4/18 – A Few Changes (In Bold)

April 26, 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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VDOT Updates 4/30/18 – 5/4/18

April 24, 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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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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