VDOT Traffic Alert September 19th – 23rd

 

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 15, 2022
CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-038
  Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov  

 LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT

September 19-23, 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 29 Business (NBL &SBL between Smokey Hollow Dr. and Route 460 Bypass) – Milling and paving started July 11 Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely.

Route 652 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 652 in Amherst County. Route 652 (Cedar Gate Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 657 (Cedar Gate Road) to Route 675 (Winesap Road). Project continues for paving operations and guardrail. Estimated completion September.

Route 682 (Woody’s Lake Road) – Starting August 15, Woody’s Lake Road will be open from Route 29 business to Route 1310 (Trojan Road) to two-way traffic. Route 1310 (Trojan Road) will be open to two-way traffic. Route 682 (Woody’s Lake Road) from Route 1310 (Trojan Road) will be open to one-way traffic flowing east to Route 1329 (Wildwood Drive) thru Dec 15. Changes in traffic pattern are likely. Est. comp Nov 15, 2022

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Appomattox County:

Route 721 – Rural rustic pipe replacement.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Bedford County:

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

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Buckingham County:  

Route 60 – Sign work near Dillwyn.

Route 600 – Long line operations from Route 15 to 633.

Route 683 – Road closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 683 in Buckingham County. Route 683 (Saw Mill Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 608 (Deer Run Road) to Route 15 (James Madison Hwy). Road closure began August 8th, 2022 and is planned until September 30th, 2022.

Route 689 (Crescent Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 756 (Wise Ridge Road) – Rural rustic project.

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 12, 2023.

Route 29 South/Route 460 West– Temporary westbound lane closures.

Route 623 – Road Closure. Motorists should expect delays due to a bridge replacement project on Route 623 in Campbell County. Route 623 (Town Fork Road) will be temporarily closed from Route 625 (Austin Mill Road) to Route 682 (Leesville Road). Road closure began August 15th, 2022 and is planned until November 18th, 2022.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Charlotte County: 

Route 40 – Sign work near Keysville Charlotte Courthouse.

Route 649 (Coles Ferry Road) – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Cumberland County: 

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

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Halifax County: 

Routes 501 & 610 – Passing lane project. Use caution during changing road conditions & traffic patterns. 35 mph at all times during construction. Route 610 connection to 501 closed; one-way detour via Route 610 Murphy Grove Road began June 2022. Fixed completion- May 5, 2023.

Route 758 (Crossroads Trail) – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Lynchburg:

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

 Nelson County:  

Route 29 – Working on preventative maintenance at 29 Business and Route 151.

Ro­ute 60 over James River – Bridge Deck replacement. Lane closures and changes in traffic patterns rescheduled and began the week of June 6. Est. comp July 14, 2024.

Route 151 between Route 638 and Route 250 – Milling and paving starting Sept 21. Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely.

Route 635 (Rockfish School Lane) – Culvert replacement project. Motorists should expect delays on Route 635 in Nelson County. A temporary roadway and crossing will be installed for vehicular traffic while the culvert on Route 635 (Rockfish School Lane) is under construction. Construction is scheduled to begin September 26th 2022 and is planned until November 18th, 2022.

Route 687 (North Fork Road) – Rural rustic pipe replacement.

Route 722 – Closed due to storm impact. Estimated reopening October, weather permitting.

Route 814 (Campbells Mountain Road) – Rural Rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

Pittsylvania County: 

Route 29 at Bannister River – Road closure 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 began April 4 and continuing until approximately August of 2023.

Route 601 (Hubbard Road) – Rural rustic project.

Route 698 (Stone Road) – Road closure. Bridge replacement. Motorists should expect delays due to bridge replacement on Route 698 in Pittsylvania County. Route 698 (Stone Road) will be temporarily closed to thru traffic from Route 57 (Halifax Road), to the intersection of Route 729 (Red Road). This section of Route 698 will be closed 08/29/2022 – 10/21/2022.

Route 778 (Jasmine Road) – Road closure. Main line pipe replacement.

Route 889 (Olivers Lane) – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above. 

 Prince Edward County:

Route 15 (Farmville Road at Intersection of Rte. 133/692 Kingsville Road) – Road construction ongoing with lane closures expected with traffic running on maintenance stone at times along Route 15.  Roundabout traffic configuration established on Wednesday August 17, 2022.  Use caution during changing road conditions & traffic patterns.

Route 655 – Long line painting operations from Route 630 to Route 671.

Route 702 – Rural rustic project.

Please note districtwide activities above.

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