RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                                                    March 22, 2024
CONTACT: Len Stevens 434-856-8176 (office)                LYN-24-12

March 25-31, 2024

Traffic Alert March 25-31, 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. Estimated completion July 2024.
Please note district-wide activities above.

You may also find this release here: Lynchburg District | Lynchburg District Weekly Traffic Alert march 25-31 | Virginia Department of Transportation