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VDOT Traffic Alert April 12th-16th

April 8, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 6, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-031   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 12-16, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert April 5th-9th

March 30, 2021

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

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VDOT Traffic Alert March 29th – April 2nd

March 23, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 23, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-027   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 29-April 2, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or

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Nelson County Crossing Replacements Continue – Rockfish River Road and Mill Pond Road

March 18, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 18, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-026  CORRECTION UPDATE: NELSON COUNTY CROSSING REPLACEMENTS CONTINUE LYNCHBURG, Va.-Work continues on two roads in Nelson County closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures

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VDOT Traffic Alert: March 22nd-26th

March 16, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 16, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-024   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 22-26, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert: Road Closures for Replacement of Railroad Crossings (Update)

March 12, 2021

NELSON COUNTY RAIL CROSSINGS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS LYNCHBURG—Two roads in Nelson County will be closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures will last up to two days each with traffic being detoured. On Monday, March 15, 2021, work

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VDOT Traffic Alert March 15th-19th

March 11, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 9, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-023   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 15-19, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert: Road Closures for Replacement of Railroad Crossings

March 3, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 2 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-022 NELSON COUNTY ROADS CLOSED FOR CROSSING REPLACEMENT LYNCHBURG, Va.-Five roads in Nelson County will be closed temporarily while Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) replaces crossings. Closures will

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VDOT Traffic Alert March 8th-12th

March 2, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE March 2, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-021   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 8-12, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert March 1st-5th

February 24, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 23, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-020   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT March 1-5, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Prepares for Next Weather Event

February 17, 2021

RELEASE: Immediate February 17, 2021 CONTACT: Paula Jones, 434-856-8176 LYN-21-018        AS VDOT PREPARES FOR NEXT EVENT, RESPONSE TO PREVIOUS ICE STORM CONTINUES                                        

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 22nd-26th

February 16, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 16, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-017   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 22-26 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT: ICE IN FORECAST THROUGH WEEKEND

February 11, 2021

RELEASE: Immediate February 11, 2021 CONTACT: Paula Jones, 434-856-8176 LYN-21-015       ICE IN FORECAST THROUGH WEEKEND VDOT encourages motorists to avoid travel during storms LYNCHBURG, Va. – Current forecasts indicate that most of the Commonwealth of Virginia will be

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VDOT Preparing for More Winter Weather

February 10, 2021

RELEASE: Immediate February 10, 2021 CONTACT: Paula Jones, 434-856-8176 LYN-21-014       MORE WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED VDOT encourages attention to local forecasts LYNCHBURG, Va. – More winter weather is in the forecast over the next week and crews with

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 15th-19th

February 9, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 9, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-013   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 15-19 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT News Release – Changes Coming to Beech Grove/ Reeds Gap

February 5, 2021

RELEASE: Immediate February 4, 2021 CONTACT: Paula Jones, 434-856-8176 LYN-21-011 CHANGES COMING TO BEECH GROVE/REEDS GAP ROAD Tractor trailers blocking road creates delays, including emergency response LYNCHBURG, Va. – Economic development within Nelson and Augusta counties has led to increased

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 8th-12th

February 2, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE February 2, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-009 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 8-12, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Preparing for More Winter Weather

January 29, 2021

RELEASE: Immediate January 29, 2021 CONTACT: Paula Jones 434-856-8176 LYN-21-008 MORE WINTER WEATHER IN THE FORECAST VDOT prepared to respond LYNCHBURG, Va. – After a taste of winter weather earlier this week, motorists should anticipate a more significant storm beginning

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VDOT Traffic Alert February 1st-5th

January 28, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 26, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-007   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT February 1-5, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 25th-29th

January 19, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 19, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-005   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 25-29, 2021  LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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Nelson County Rail Crossings Closed For Repairs

January 14, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 14, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176   LYN-21-004 NELSON COUNTY RAIL CROSSINGS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS LYNCHBURG—Norfolk Southern Railroad (NSRR) will begin closing grade crossings on Monday, January 18, 2021 to perform track repairs in

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 18th-22nd

January 13, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 12, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-003   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 18-22, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert January 11th-15th

January 5, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE January 5, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-001 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT January 11-15, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Prepared for Winter Weather Event

December 15, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 15, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176 LYN-20-074 VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER EVENT First widespread storm of year may create dangerous driving conditions LYNCHBURG—Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain beginning during the early hours

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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   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov     LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 21, 2020 – January 8, 2021*   *Please note: Due to weather, holidays and adjusted media deadlines, we

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 14th-18th

December 9, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 8, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-072   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 14-18, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert December 7th-11th

December 1, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 1, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-071   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT December 7-11, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 30th-December 4th

November 24, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 24, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-070   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 30-December 4, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 23rd-27th

November 17, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 17, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-069 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov  LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 23-27, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items in

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 16th-20th

November 11, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 10, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-065   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 16-20, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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Road Closing on Route 627 for Bridge Replacement Project

October 28, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE DATE 10/15/2020 CONTACT: Robert Brown 434-352-6674     Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov   ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 627 For Bridge Superstructure Replacement Project  LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to bridge superstructure replacement project on Route 627 in Nelson County. 

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VDOT Seeks Solutions to Route 664 Delays

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 28, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 LYN-20-062 VDOT SEEKS SOLUTIONS TO ROUTE 664 DELAYS Several truck incidents have blocked Nelson/Augusta County road  LYNCHBURG-An increase in truck traffic on Route 664, Reed’s Gap Road in Augusta County

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 2nd-6th

October 27, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 27, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-061   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 2-6, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 26th-30th

October 20, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 20, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-060   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 26-30, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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Temporary Road Closure on Route 627 (Glenthorne Loop)

October 16, 2020

RELEASE:  IMMEDIATE                                                DATE: 10/15/2020 CONTACT: Robert Brown 434-352-6674 Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 627 For Bridge Superstructure Replacement Project LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to bridge superstructure replacement project on Route 627 in Nelson County. Route 627 (Glenthorne

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VDOT Traffic Alert – October 19th-23rd

October 14, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 13, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-059   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 19-23, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 12th-16th

October 7, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 6, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-058   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October12-16, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 5th-9th

September 29, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 29, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-056   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 5-9, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 28th-October 2nd

September 22, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 22, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-055   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 28 – October 2, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 21st-25th

September 15, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 15, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-053   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 21-25, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other

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VDOT Traffic Alert September 14th-18th

September 8, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 8, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-052   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 14-18, 2020 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 September 7th-11th

September 1, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 1, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-051   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 7-11, 2020 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 August 31st-September 4th

August 27, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 27, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-050   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 31-September 4, 2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 24th-28th

August 18, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 18, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-049   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 24-28, 2020 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 August 17th-21st

August 12, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 12, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-047   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 17-21, 2020 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 August 10th-14th

August 5, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 4, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-046   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 10-14, 2020 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 August 3rd-7th

July 29, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 28, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-045   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 3-7, 2020 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 July 27th-31st

July 22, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 21, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-044   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 27-31, 2020 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 July 20th-24th

July 14, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 14, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-043 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 20-24, 2020 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 July 13th-17th

July 7, 2020

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 7, 2020 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-20-040   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 13-17, 2020 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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