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VDOT Traffic Alert December 21st-January 8th

RELEASE:
IMMEDIATE
December 15, 2020
CONTACT:
Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office)
LYN-20-073
 
 
 
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT
December 21, 2020 – January 8, 2021*
 
*Please note: Due to weather, holidays and adjusted media deadlines, we are providing information for work scheduled from December 21, 2020 to January 8, 2021. If any additional or emergency work is identified information will be released. Thank you.
 
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.  
District-wide activities:
 Crews will perform various construction/maintenance activities throughout the district using the best practices of social distancing. Activities include, but are not limited to bridge & guardrail maintenance, brush/tree/limb cutting, surface/shoulder work, work orders, pavement messaging, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup. 
 
Work at specific locations (by county):
 
 Amherst County:   
Route 29 Business (Lakeside Dr- Woodys Lake Rd) – Sidewalk construction beginning Jan. 4. Lane closures and delays. Estimated completion August 2021.
Route 130 over RR, w of Mad Hgts –Bridge work, one 10’ lane w/signal starting mid-Jan 2021.
Route 681 – Bridge rehab Jan. 4 through September 2021. One lane controlled by signal.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Appomattox County: 
Route 460 Bus, Town of Appomattox – Crew is working on pavement messaging.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Buckingham County:    
Route 608 (651-725) – Road closed from 8 am to 2:30 pm Dec. 21-23 for debris removal. Detour via 608, 651, 609, 725 and back to 608.
Route 664 (660-737) –Emergency pipe repairs 11/4/2020 – 1/29/2021. Detour 660 and 737.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Campbell County:   
Route 24 (Concord – Rustburg) – Ditching, slope and shoulder repairs. Delays possible.
Route 29 Bus., Altavista –Closed w/detour during bridge replacement. Est. comp. May 2021.
Route 622 – Reconstruction & bridge over Flat Creek. Delays possible. Est. comp. Sept. 2021. 
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Charlotte County:    
Route 40 – Crew will repair slope damage.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Cumberland County:   
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Halifax County:   
Route 501, Town of Halifax – Delays, lane closures for streetscape project. Comp. Feb. 2021.
Route 601 – Roadway alignment project. Completion date: July 2021.
Route 642 (833-888) – Closed for repairs until Jan. 31. Detour 642, 57, VA 360, US 501 to 642.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Lynchburg:
Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave – Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement over railroad underway. Northbound 29/eastbound 460 speed 45 mph. Completion July 31, 2023.
  
Nelson County:   
Route 29, near Route 56 – Crew will replace signs.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Pittsylvania County:   
Route 29, near Chatham– Crew will replace signs.
Route 29 N over Banister River – One lane, 15’ in width.
Route 29 over Pumpkin Creek – One lane closed.
Route 607 (668 -628) –Closed for bridge construction. Detour: 607, 668, 602, 628 back to 607.
Route 621 (862-861) – Closed for repairs 11/30/2020-1/1/2021. Detour via 862, 311, and 861.
Routes 630, Mt. Airy AHQ and 642, Gretna/Kentuck AHQ – Crews will replace pipe. 
Route 849 (855-851) – Closed for repairs. Detour 849, 855, 851 to 849.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
 
Prince Edward County:   
Route 15/665 turn lanes and 15/692 roundabout – Work to begin after first of year.
Route 625 (672 – 625) – Emergency pipe replacement from 11/2-1/30.
Route 690 (652-651) – Emergency pipe replacement from 11/17 – 1/29.
Please note districtwide activities above. 
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