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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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Department of Forestry Fall Foliage Update

October 1, 2018

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VDOT Update September 24th to September 28th

September 18, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 18, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-093   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 24-28, 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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VA Dept. of Emergency Management Hurricane Florence Update 9/14 @ 8 am

September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence – Additional Information From VA Dept. of Emergency Management 11 am 9-13-18

September 13, 2018

LATEST INFORMATION While Florence is now a Category 2 hurricane, it remains a very dangerous storm. The marked change in the forecast overnight, having Florence take a sharp northerly turn late this weekend will bring additional threats of rain and

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NOAA Hurricane Florence Key Messages & Rainfall Map 11 AM 9-13-18

NWS Hurricane Florence Update -10 AM September 13, 2018

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Dominion Hurricane Preparation Fact Sheet

September 11, 2018

Dominion Energy Website: Preparing for a Hurricane (external link)

Hurricane Florence Preparedness

With hurricane Florence forecasted to impact the east coast later this week, Nelson County could see heavy rain, flash flooding, downed trees, and prolonged loss of power depending on the storm’s final trajectory and intensity (which still remains unclear). Local

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Hurricane Florence -National Weather Service Update 9/11 @ 9:30 am

NWS Hurricane Florence Update September 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am  

Tourism Revenue Reached $207 Million in Nelson County in 2017

September 5, 2018

Tourism Revenue Reached $207 Million in Nelson County in 2017 -All of Virginia localities saw increased tourism revenue while Virginia reached $25 billion- Nelson County, Virginia (September 5, 2018) – Data released by the United States Travel Association (USTA) reveals

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Household Hazardous Waste and Bulky Waste Days

Fall 2018 – Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Days Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the Ivy Materials Utilization Center will be held 9am-2pm on: Friday, September 28, 2018 Saturday, September 29, 2018 HHW collections are free only to residents of Albemarle County,

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VDOT Update 9/10 – 9/14

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 4, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-089 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 10-14, 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 Update September 3rd – September 7th

August 29, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 29, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-086 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 3-7, 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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Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Seeks Community Input

The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) is seeking the community’s input on the future of library services in the region. The Library Board of Trustees is in the process of collecting survey responses to gain insight into the use of current

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VDOT Update August 20th – August 24th

August 10, 2018

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 10, 2018 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-18-081 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 20-24, 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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Norfolk Southern Railway Company Road Closure Notice-Nelson County

August 1, 2018

NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE- NELSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA   Norfolk Southern will soon be in your area performing maintenance and repair work to the railroad. The below mentioned railroad crossings will be affected by this job. Duration of

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VDOT Update August 6-10

July 31, 2018

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 6-10, 2018 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29, Madison Heights Bypass

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Planning Commission Special Meeting August 8th @ 6 PM -Old Board of Supervisors Room #420

July 30, 2018

The Planning Commission will hold a special meeting to discuss SUP #2018-05 (Rockfish Valley Events LLC) on August 8th, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the General District Courtroom. This meeting will be open to the public but will not be

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ROUTE 250 BRIDGE AT IVY IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC

July 27, 2018

ROUTE 250 BRIDGE AT IVY IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC Detour lifted one day ahead of schedule, contractor continues work to complete project   CULPEPER — The bridge on Route 250 (Ivy Road) over Little Ivy Creek near Ivy west of

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VDOT Updates 7/30/18 – 8/3/18

July 24, 2018

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/pavement marking – Crews will address work orders/requests. Pavement marking – Contractor will

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VDOT Updates 7/23/18 – 7/27/18

July 17, 2018

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/pavement marking – Crews will address work orders/requests. Pavement marking – Contractor will

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VDOT UPDATES 7/16/18 – 7/20/18

July 11, 2018

Nelson County:   Routes 6, 56 and 151 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs.   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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RT. 250 BRIDGE CLOSING

  ROUTE 250 BRIDGE AT IVY WILL CLOSE JULY 13 During two-week closure motorists should use I-64, expect congestion at peak travel times CULPEPER — Western Albemarle commuters will face a challenge for two weeks in July when the Virginia

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VDOT Updates 7/9/18 – 7/13/18

July 3, 2018

Nelson County:   Routes 6, 56 and 151 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs.    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 for 7/2/18 – 7/6/18

June 26, 2018

Nelson County:   Route 29 – Crew will paint and retrace marking and work signs. Route 630 – Crew will maintain and repair pavement messages.    District-wide activities:  Bridge maintenance – Crews will perform maintenance on bridges. Guardrail maintenance – Crews

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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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