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CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office)                LYN-24-11

March 18-24, 2024

Traffic Alert March 18-24, 2024

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

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/paving operations, work orders, mowing, boom axing, drainage repairs/ work and roadside cleanup.

Work at specific locations:

Nelson County:
Route 29, between Route 6 (River Rd.) and Route 718 (Mountain Cove Rd.) – Shoulder widening, rumble strip installation, guardrail installation. Work to begin March 18 and cause alternating lane closures. Estimated completion January 2025.Route 674 (Jenny’s Creek Rd.) – Emergency road repairs. Motorists should expect delays on Route 674 (Jenny’s Creek Rd.) in Nelson County due to emergency road repairs. A culvert underneath the roadway has collapsed. Expected completion April 16, 2024. A detour is in place, utilizing Route 56 (Tye Brook Hwy.) and Route 151. Route 60 (Richmond Highway) over James River – Bridge deck replacement. Lane closures and changes in traffic patterns in effect. Traffic is utilizing the other side of the bridge to cross. Expect increased construction personnel during the week of March 18 for Stage II deck placement operations. Use extra caution. Estimated completion July 2024.

Please note district-wide activities above.