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VDOT Traffic Alert December 5th – 9th

December 1, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 1, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-049   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 5-9, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 28th – December 2nd

November 28, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 23, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-048   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 28 – December 2, 2022 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 21st – 25th

November 17, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 17, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-047   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 21-25, 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

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VDOT News Release Traffic to Begin Using Roundabout At U.S 250-RT. 151

November 15, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 15, 2022 CONTACT: Lou Hatter 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2022-055 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Sharon Ketcham 540-717-8376 (cell) Sharon.Ketcham@VDOT.Virginia.gov VDOT Traffic Switch Roundabout FINAL Graphic Credit to VDOT and Curtis Contracting, Inc. TRAFFIC TO BEGIN USING ROUNDABOUT AT U.S 250-RT. 151

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VDOT Traffic Alert – November 14th – 18th

November 10, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 10, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-046 Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov  LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 14-18, 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

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Dominion Energy Pre-Strom Message/Weather Report

Based on the current forecast, there is a potential for severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and strong coastal winds on Friday afternoon and into Friday evening. Depending on the severity of the storm, it could cause power outages in different areas

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VDOT News Release – Tropical Storm Nicole

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                           November 10, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens         

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 7th – 11th

November 4, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 3, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-045   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 7-11, 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

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VDOT News Release – ONE LANE OF CARTER GLASS BRIDGE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE WORK

November 1, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                               November 1, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens                     

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VDOT News Release – UPDATE: ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 623 EXTENDED

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                          November 1, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens                         

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VDOT Road Closure October 31, 2022 – Wheelers Cove and Starvale

October 28, 2022

VDOT Traffic Alert Road closure on Monday, October 31st Road closure from Starvale to 6583 Wheelers Cove. VDOT plans to have a roadway open by Monday night.  

VDOT Traffic Alert October 31st – November 4th

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 27, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-044   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 31 – November 4, 2022 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 24th – 28th

October 20, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 20, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-043   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 24-28, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert – Route 718, Mountain Cove Road, Reopened

VDOT Traffic Alert – Route 718 Mountain Cove Road – Nelson County Rte. 718, Mountain Cove Road, was reopened to traffic yesterday evening, October 19, 2022.

VDOT Traffic Alert Route Closure – Route 640 Wheelers Cove Road

October 17, 2022

VDOT Traffic Alert Route Closure – Route 640 Wheelers Cove Road Route Closure (640 Wheelers Cove Rd.) to replace two washed out pipes.  Route 640 from the intersection of Starvale to Stagebridge Road will be closed October 17 – October

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VDOT News Release – Route 722 Is Back Open To Traffic

October 14, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                        October 14, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens           

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 17th – 21st

October 13, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 13, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-042   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 17-21, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 10th – 14th

October 6, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 6, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-041   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 10-14, 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

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VDOT News Release – Be Prepared for Remnants of Hurricane Ian – Lynchburg, VA

September 30, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                                2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens       

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VDOT News Release – Make Final Preparations For Weekend Storm Now – Culpeper, VA

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 30, 2022 CONTACT: Lou Hatter 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2022-049 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Sharon Ketcham 540-717-8376 (cell) Sharon.Ketcham@VDOT.Virginia.gov MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR WEEKEND STORM NOW VDOT crews readying equipment for arrival of Hurricane Ian’s remnants CULPEPER — The Virginia Department

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 3rd – 7th

September 29, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 29, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-040 Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov  LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 3-7, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert – HURRICANE IAN DELAYING SLOPE REPAIR ALONG ROUTE 718 IN NELSON COUNTY

September 28, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                         September 28, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens           

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VDOT Traffic Alert – DETOUR AT 250/151 ROUNDABOUT LIFTED 2 DAYS EARLY

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Sept. 27, 2022 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, (540) 727-3201 (office) 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2022-TA063 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Sharon Ketcham, (540) 829-7370 (office) (540) 717-8376 (cell) Sharon.Ketcham@VDOT.Virginia.gov   DETOUR AT 250/151 ROUNDABOUT LIFTED 2 DAYS EARLY  Signalized intersection back in operation after

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VDOT Traffic Alert Reminder – RE: Detour at 250/151 Roundabout Project

September 26, 2022

  Traffic alert, #Albemarle Co: Detour at US 250-Rt 151 begins at 7 pm. Details: bit.ly/3C6BeaP Detour map: bit.ly/3r9u3bq @VaDOTStaunton @VaDOTRVA @VaDOTLynchburg @CBS19News @NBC29 @NewsRadioWINA @ACPD_VA @NelsonCounty151 @VSPPIO @NelsonCoTimes @DailyProgress

VDOT ROAD CLOSURE – ROUTE 718 (MOUNTAIN COVE ROAD) IN NELSON COUNTY TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY

September 22, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                              September 23, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens     

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 19th – 23rd

September 15, 2022

  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

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VDOT Traffic Alert-Detour At 250/151 Roundabout Project Postponed Until Sept. 25th – 29th

September 12, 2022

  RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Sept. 14, 2022 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, (540) 727-3201 (office) 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2022-TA060 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Sharon Ketcham, (540) 829-7370 (office) (540) 717-8376 (cell) Sharon.Ketcham@VDOT.Virginia.gov                       DETOUR AT 250/151

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 12th – 16th

September 8, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 8, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-037   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 12-16, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 5th – 9th

September 1, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 1, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-036   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 5-9, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert – Roadwork on Route 635

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 1, 2022 CONTACT: Robert Brown 434-352-6674 Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov   ROAD WORK ON ROUTE 635 For Culvert Replacement Project LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 635 (Rockfish School Lane) in Nelson

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VDOT Traffic Alert – News Release August 29, 2022

August 31, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 29, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) 434-209-2653 (cell) len.stevens@vdot.virginia.gov LYN-22 UPDATES ON TWO ROAD CLOSURES IN NELSON COUNTY Sections of Routes 620 and 722 were damaged by heavy rains, flooding LYNCHBURG – VDOT’s Lynchburg District has

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 29th – September 2nd

August 26, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 25, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-035   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 29 – September 2, 2022 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop #4 – Sunday, August 28, 2022

August 25, 2022

PlanFlyer_AdditionalWorkshops Public Workshop 4 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Nelson Center 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway Lovingston, VA 22949 3 – 5 pm

Road Closures on Glade Road and Rock Spring Road

August 23, 2022

Glade Road (Route 722) in Shipman is closed about 1/10 of a mile from James River Road (Route 56) in Shipman. Engineers are evaluating the site for placement of a concrete box culvert. Best re-opening estimate is currently 4 weeks.

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 22nd – 26th

August 18, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 18, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-034   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 22-26, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 15th – 19th

August 11, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 11, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-033   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 15-19, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 8th – 12th

August 4, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 4, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-032   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 8-12, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert – August 1st – 5th

July 28, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 28, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-031   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 1-5, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 25th – 29th

July 21, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 21, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-030   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 25-29, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 18th – 22nd

July 14, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 14, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-029   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 11th – 15th

July 7, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 7, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-028   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 11-15, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert July 4th-8th

July 1, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 30, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-027   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 4-8, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 27th – July 1st

June 23, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 23, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-026   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 27- July 1, 2022   LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 13th – 17th

June 9, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 9, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-024   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 13-17, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 6th – 10th

June 2, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 2, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-023   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 6-10, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 30th – June 3rd

May 27, 2022

  RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 26, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-022   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 30 – June 3, 2022 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 23rd – 27th

May 19, 2022

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 19, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-021   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 23-27, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 16th – 20th

May 12, 2022

  RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 12, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-0120   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 16-20, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 9th – 13th

May 5, 2022

  RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 5, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-0119   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 9-13, 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

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 2nd – 6th

April 28, 2022

  RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 28, 2022 CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-22-0118   Len.Stevens@VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 2-6, 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

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