VDOT Traffic Alert April 18th – 22nd

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 15, 2022
CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-016
  Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov  

 LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

April 18-22, 2022

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is 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 activities throughout the district to include, but are not limited to bridge & guardrail maintenance, brush/tree/limb cutting, pothole/surface/shoulder work, surface treatment operations, work orders, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/work and roadside cleanup.

Work at specific locations:

Amherst County:   

Route 29B Sidewalk Madison Heights – Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely. Completion May1 2022

Route 682 Woody’s Lake Road Madison Heights – Starting Jan 10 with an expected completion date of Dec 15, 2022. Expect lane closures, delays, rough road. Signs and flaggers to direct traffic.

Plant mix Amherst & Nelson on various routes starting in June. Shoulder widening and Guardrail Lane closures. Changes in traffic pattern are likely. Est. comp Nov 15, 2022

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County:

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Bedford County:

Route 221 Forest Rd. intersections route 1425 Graves Mill and route 1426 Gristmill Rd. – Lane closures and changes in traffic pattern are likely. Starting May 1 2022 and est. comp. May 18, 2023.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Buckingham County:  

Route 644 – Road closing. Motorists should expect d­elays due to a bridge rehab project on Route 644 in Buckingham County. Route 644 (Bridge Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 24 (Mt. Rush Hwy) to Route 638 (Dixie Hill Road). Road closure is scheduled to begin March 28, 2022 and is planned until May 06, 2022.

Route 718 – Road closing. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 718 in Buckingham County. Route 718 (Chapel Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 610 (Cartersville Road) to Route 15 (James Madison Hwy). Road closure is scheduled to begin May 06, 2022 and is planned until June 17, 2022.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Campbell County:   

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

Route 29B Timberlake Road intersection Route 622 Waterlick Road – Safety improvement project Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely Starting May 1 est. comp. May 18, 2023.

Route 501 & 24 – upgrading video detection.

Route 633 – Road closing. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 633 in Campbell County. Route 633 (Goat Island Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 761 (Long Island Road) to Route 703 (Mohawk Road). Road closure is scheduled to begin March 14th, 2022 and is planned until April 22nd, 2022.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Charlotte County: 

Route 616 – Rural rustic work.

Route 743, Shady Oaks Road – Cul-de-sac work. 

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County:   

Route 45N & 45S – Contractor patching

Route 621 over Appomattox River – Bridge replacement. Fixed completion – November 2022.

Route 638 at Route 45 – Pavement work.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County: 

Route 58– Long line painting operations

Routes 501 & 610 – Passing lane project. Use caution during changing road conditions & traffic patterns. 35 mph at all times during construction. Route 610 connections to 501 closed; one-way detour via Route 610/643 estimated to begin Oct. Fixed completion- May 5, 2023.

Route 605 – Road closing. Motorists should expect delays due to culvert replacement on Route 605 in Halifax County. Route 605 (Mill Road) will be temporarily closed to thru traffic from Route 607 (Rodger Chapel Road), to the intersection of Route 746 (Mt. Laurel Road). This section of Route 605 will be closed 05/09/2022 – 06/17/2022.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Lynchburg:

Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave–Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement. Northbound 29/eastbound 460 speed limit 45 mph. Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely. Completion July 31, 2023.

 Nelson County:  

Route 29 N and S Bound Lanes between route 613 Woods Mill and Albemarle Co Line – Started April 1, Shoulder widening and Guardrail Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely est. comp Nov. 18, 2022.

Route 60 over James River – Bridge Deck replacement Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely Starting May est. comp July 14 , 2024.

Route 714, Drumheller Lane – Daytime bridge closure (8:30am – 4:30pm) for superstructure replacement. Bridgework is planned to start on Monday March 21st and is estimated to run through March 25th.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County: 

Route 29 at Bannister River – Road closing for bridgework. Motorists should expect delays on Route 29 at the Bannister River in the Tightsqueeze area of Pittsylvania County. The northbound bridge will close for repair and both north and south traffic will cross the southbound bridge. Bridgework is scheduled to begin April 4 and continuing until approximately August of 2023.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Prince Edward County:

Route 15 at Route 634 – Sign work.

Route 604 – Shoulder widening project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

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