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General District Court Closed Until Monday, December 13, 2021

December 3, 2021

The Nelson County General District Court will be closed until Monday, December 13, 2021 due to Covid concerns.

VDOT Traffic Alert December 6th – 10th

December 2, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE December 2, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171 (office) LYN-21-091   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT  December 6-10, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 29th – December 3rd

November 29, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 24, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171 (office) LYN-21-090   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 29 – December 3, 2021 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 Shifts This Week on Two Albemarle Projects

November 22, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 22, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, 540-727-3201 (office) CULP 2021-TA079 540-717-2890 (cell) Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov TRAFFIC SHIFTS THIS WEEK ON TWO ALBEMARLE PROJECTS Lanes will move Monday at U.S. 250-Rt. 151, Tuesday at Rt. 20-649 roundabout projects CULPEPER — Drivers

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 22nd-26th

November 17, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 17, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171 (office) LYN-21-089   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 22-26, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 15th-19th

November 10, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 9, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171 (office) LYN-21-088   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 15-19, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT Traffic Alert November 8th-12th

November 5, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE November 3, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-086   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT November 8-12, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 30th – November 5th

October 28, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 28, 2021 CONTACT: 434-856-8171 LYN-21-086   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 30-November 5, 2021 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 25th – 29th

October 20, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 20, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171   (office) LYN-21-084   anna.smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 25-29, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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VDOT: Construction Begins on U.S. 250/RT. 151 Roundabout

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 20, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2021-0048 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON U.S. 250/RT. 151 ROUNDABOUT Speed limit lowered to 25 mph through work zone at Afton, watch for workers and equipment CULPEPER — Construction activity

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 11th – 15th

October 6, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE October 6, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Smoot 434-856-8171 (office) LYN-21-082   Anna.Smoot@VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 11-15, 2021 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is planned; however, work may be delayed/canceled due to weather or other issues. Items

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Road Closing on Route 672 for Culvert Repair

October 5, 2021

RELEASE:  IMMEDIATE October 04, 2021 CONTACT:  Robert Brown 434-352-6674 Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 672 For Culvert Repair Project LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to a culvert replacement project on Route 672 in Nelson County. Route 672 (East

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VDOT Traffic Alert October 4th – 8th

September 29, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 28, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-081   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT October 4-8, 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 September 27th – October 1st

September 21, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 21, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-080   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov    LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 27-October 1, 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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VDOT Traffic Alert September 20th – 24th

September 14, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 14, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-077   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 20-24, 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 September 13th – 17th

September 7, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE September 7, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-076   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 13-17, 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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Bridge Repair on Route 778 Now Complete

September 1, 2021

The bridge repair on Route 778 at Lowesville has been completed and lane closure/signals have been removed.

Temporary Closure of Route 653, Wilson Road, to start September 13th

Route 653, Wilson Road, will be closed during the daytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning September 13, 2021 for geotechnical borings associated with a railroad bridge replacement at Oak Ridge. The daytime closure should last about two weeks.

VDOT Traffic Alert September 6th – 10th

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 31, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-075   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT September 6-10, 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: Route 6 Bridge Work

August 31, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 31, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-073 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov  ROUTE 6 BRIDGE WORK CREATES CHANGE IN TRAFFIC PATTERN  LYNCHBURG, Va. – Motorists who use Route 6 in Nelson County should expect possible delays and changes

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Commissioner of Revenue’s Office Closed August 26th and 27th

August 26, 2021

The Commissioner of Revenue’s Office will be closed today, August 26, 2021 and tomorrow, August 27, 2021.  The office will reopen on Monday, August 30, 2021.

Road Closing on Route 653 for Bridge Repair Project

August 24, 2021

RELEASE:         IMMEDIATE                                                                            DATE:                  08/24/2021 CONTACT:       Robert Brown 434-352-6674 Robert.Brown@vdot.virginia.gov ROAD CLOSING ON ROUTE 653 For Bridge Repair Project LYNCHBURG – Motorists should expect delays due to Geotechnical work on Route 653 in

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 30th – September 3rd

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 24, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-072 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 30-September 3, 2021 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 – Lowesville Road Bridge in Amherst County Struck Again

August 23, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 20, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-071   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov     LOWESVILLE RD BRIDGE, AMHERST COUNTY, STRUCK AGAIN Lane closed due to damage LYNCHBURG, Va. – Motorists who use Lowesville Road (Route 778) in

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VDOT Traffic Alert August 23rd-27th

August 17, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 17, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-070   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 23-27, 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 August 16th-20th

August 10, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 10, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-067   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 16-20, 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 August 9th – 13th

August 4, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE August 3, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-066   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 9-13, 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 August 2nd-6th

August 2, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 27, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-065   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT August 2-6, 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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Telephone Service Outages in Area

July 22, 2021

Telephone service issues in the region may prevent certain calls, including 911, from being completed.  If you are experiencing an emergency and unable to complete your call by dialing 911, please call the Nelson County Dispatch Center at (434) 263-7050.

VDOT Traffic Alert July 26th – July 30th

July 20, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 20, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-064   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 26-30, 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 July 19th-23rd

July 14, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE July 13, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-061   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT July 19-23, 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: U.S. 250 Now Open to Traffic – June 30, 2021

June 30, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 30, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2021-034 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Will Merritt 540-829-7370 (office), 540-717-8376 (cell) William.Merritt@VDOT.Virginia.gov U.S. 250 IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN NELSON COUNTY Slope repairs complete,  State Police will continue to enforce truck ban

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VDOT and Virginia State Police Update on Route 6 Truck Restrictions and Enforcement

June 25, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE   June 25, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter 540-717-2890 (cell) CULP 2021-033 Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Corinne Geller Public Relations Director, Virginia State Police 804-674-2789 (office), 804-263-5547 (cell) Corinne.Geller@VSP.Virginia.gov TRUCK RESTRICTION MESSAGES, ENFORCEMENT FOCUSED ON ROUTE 6 IN NELSON COUNTY State Police are

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VDOT Traffic Alert June 28th – July 2nd

June 23, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 22, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-053   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 28-July 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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VDOT Traffic Alert June 21st – 25th

June 15, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 15, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-049   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 21-25, 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 June 14th -18th

June 9, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 8, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-048 Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 14-18, 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 June 7th – 11th

June 1, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 1, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-046   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT June 7-11, 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 May 31st – June 4th

May 25, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 25, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-045   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 31-June 4, 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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VDOT Traffic Alert May 24th-28th

May 19, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 18, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-043   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 24-28, 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 May 17th-21st

May 12, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 11, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-042   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 17-21, 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 Update on Route 250 Closure

May 7, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 6, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, 540-727-3201 (office) CULP 2021-TA031 540-717-2890 (cell) Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Will Merritt, 540-829-7370 (office) 540-717-8376 (cell) William.Merritt@vdot.virginia.gov VDOT MOBILIZING CONTRACTORS TO CLEAR ROCK SLIDE Work to remove loose rocks and debris, stabilize slope will require

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U.S. 250 Closure On Afton Mountain Will Continue

May 6, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 5, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, 540-727-3201 (office) CULP 2021-TA030 540-717-2890 (cell) Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Will Merritt, 540-829-7370 (office) 540-717-8376 (cell) William.Merritt@vdot.virginia.gov   U.S. 250 CLOSURE ON AFTON MOUNTAIN WILL CONTINUE Work to remove slide material, stabilize slope will require

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 10th-14th

May 5, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 4, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-041   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 10-14, 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: U.S. 250 Remains Closed on Afton Mountain Due to Rock Slide

May 4, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE May 4, 2021 CONTACT: Lou Hatter, 540-727-3201 (office) CULP 2021-TA029 540-717-2890 (cell)   Lou.Hatter@VDOT.Virginia.gov Will Merritt, 540-829-7370 (office) 540-717-8376 (cell) William.Merritt@vdot.virginia.gov U.S. 250 REMAINS CLOSED ON AFTON MOUNTAIN DUE TO ROCK SLIDE Use I-64 as alternate route between

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VDOT Traffic Alert May 3rd-7th

May 3, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 27, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-040   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT May 3-7, 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: Virtual Commonwealth Transportation Board Meeting on Thursday, April 29th at 6 p.m.

April 23, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 23, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones, Lynchburg District                      434-856-8176 LYN-21-039 FEEDBACK ON PROJECTS, INITIATIVES ENCOURAGED DURING VIRTUAL COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD MEETING Lynchburg District meeting on Thursday, April 29 at 6 p.m. (Updated) LYNCHBURG, Va. –The Commonwealth Transportation

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VDOT Traffic Alert April 26th-30th

April 20, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 20, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-038   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 26-30, 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 19th-23rd

April 15, 2021

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 13, 2021 CONTACT: Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176 (office) LYN-21-035   Paula.Jones @VDOT.Virginia.Gov   LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 19-23, 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 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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