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VDOT Traffic Alert April 5th-9th

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 30, 2021
CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-030
  Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov  

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

April 5-9, 2021

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, pothole/surface/shoulder work, work orders, pavement messaging, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup, including extensive debris removal from recent storms.  

Work at specific locations:

Amherst County:   

Route 29 Bus (Lakeside Dr- Woodys Lake Rd) – Sidewalk construction. Lane closures and delays. Estimated completion November 2021.

Route 60 (635 – 634) – Crew will conduct shoulder work. Flaggers will assist traffic.

Route 130 over RR, w of Madison Heights –Bridgework, single 10’ lane with signal.

Route 681 – Bridge rehab through September 2021. One lane controlled by signal.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County: 

Route 460 – Shoulder widening and rumble strip installation. Estimated completion – Nov 2021.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Buckingham County:  

Route 20 (south of Route 6 – north of Baldwin Ave) – Closed to thru traffic 3/29-4/9 for pipe work. Detour via Routes 6, 637, 773, 622, 795 and 726 back to 20.

Route 60/56 – Turn lane project. Fixed completion July 30, 2021.

Route 633 – Crew will replace pipe.

Route 636/15 – Turn lane project. Fixed completion October 15, 2021.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Campbell County:   

Route 29 N over NSRR, near airport – Bridge and approach work; est. comp. May 2023.

Route 29 S (683- Pitts Co. line) and 29 N (Pitts. Co. line to 699) – Tree pruning & small tree removal. Estimated completion Sept. 25. Lane, shoulder closures.

Route 460 Bus, Timberlake Road – Sign work may result in delays.

Route 501/24 intersection, Rustburg – Crew will install new 3-section signal head with flashing yellow arrow.

Route 622 – Reconstruction & bridge over Flat Creek. Delays possible. Est. comp. Sept. 2021.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Charlotte County:    

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County:   

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County:   

Route 58, Cluster Springs AHQ – Crew will boom axe. Delays possible.

Route 360 and other routes –Litter pick up may result in delays. Be alert to presence of crew.

Route 640 over Buffalo Creek – Weight limit on bridge lowered to 10 tons.

Route 501 – Passing lane project. Expect delays for tree cutting/removal. Lane closures; temporary detours expected. Fixed comp – May 5, 2023. Speed limit reduced.

Route 610 – Connections with US 501 closed beginning March 31.

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:   

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County:   

Route 29 N over Banister River – One lane, 15’ in width.

Route 29 N & S – Long line painting will take place. Slow machinery; use caution.

Route 58 and other routes –Litter pick up may result in delays. Be alert to presence of crew.

Route 607 (668 -628) –Closed for bridge construction. Detour: 607, 668, 602, 628 back to 607.

Route 640 (633-633) –3/22-4/9, 7:30 am- 3:30 pm ea. day, road closed for tree and debris removal. Detour: 633, 668, 633 back to 640.

Route 849 (855-851) – Closed for repairs April 5-May 14. Detour 849, 855, 851 to 849.

Route 976 – Pipe repairs will occur.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Prince Edward County:   

Route 15/665 turn lanes and 15/692 roundabout – Construction. Fixed completion Nov. 11, 2022.

Please note districtwide activities above.

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