VDOT : LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 24-30, 2023

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LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT April 24-30, 2023

April 21, 2023 LYN-23-16

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 www.511Virginia.org.

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

Work at specific locations: Please note district-wide activities above.

Appomattox County:
Please note district-wide activities above.

Bedford County:

Route 221 (Forest Rd.) intersections Route 1425 Graves Mill and Route 1426 Gristmill Rd. Lane closures and changes in traffic pattern are likely. Expect lane closures on Rte. 221. Also, between the hours of 9 p.m. 6 a.m., Graves Mill will be closed between Rte. 221 and Gristmill Rd. Traffic will be detoured through Gristmill Rd. Signing, Barricades, Flaggers and Police will be in place to direct traffic. Started May 1 2022 and est. comp. May 18, 2023.
Please note district-wide activities above.

Amherst County:

Buckingham County:
Please note district-wide activities above.

Campbell County:

Route 29 N over NSRR, near airport –Bridge and approach work; est. comp. May 2023.
Route 460B Timberlake Road intersection Route 622 Waterlick Road – Safety improvement project. Lane closures/changes in traffic pattern are likely. Estimated completion May 12, 2023. Crews will be working in the median on Timberlake Road between Tomahawk Drive and Homewood Drive. Signs and Flaggers will be in place to direct traffic.
Please note district-wide activities above.

Charlotte County:
Please note district-wide activities above.

Cumberland County:

Route 621 (Brook Hill Road) – Culvert replacement. Route 621 will be closed from Route 13 (Old Buckingham Road) to Route 620 (Stoney Point Road) in Amelia County. This closure is set to begin on April 3, 2023 and is planned to end on May 12, 2023. Adequate signs for the closure and detour will be in place. The detour will use Route 13 (Old Buckingham Road) to Route 654 (Sunnyside Road) to Route 600 (Stoney Point Road) to Route 620 (Stoney Point Mill Lane) and crossing into Amelia County. (Route 620 becomes Stoney Point Road in Amelia County). The detour then goes back to Cumberland County and Route 621 (Reed Rock Road/Fowlkes Bridge Road).

Please note district-wide activities above.

Halifax County:

Routes 501 & 610 – Passing lane project. Lane closures and shoulder closures will continue as needed with work along the shoulders. Fixed completion- May 5, 2023.
Route 733 – Bridge replacement project. Route 733 (East Hitesburg Rd.) will be closed to thru traffic between Route 602 (Hitesburg Church Rd.) and Route 734 (Red Banks Rd.) from January 30, 2023 through May 5, 2023. VDOT will provide adequate signs for the closure and detour during the closure. The detour will use Route 602 (Hitesburg Church Rd.) to Route 734 (Red Banks Rd.) back to Route 733 (East Hitesburg Rd.)

Please note district-wide activities above.

Lynchburg:

Route 29/460 (Campbell Ave–Concord Turnpike) – Bridge replacement. Northbound 29/ eastbound and westbound 460 speed limit 45 mph. Lane closures changes in traffic pattern are likely. Completion July 31, 2023.
Please note district-wide activities above.

Nelson County:

Route 60 over James River – Bridge Deck replacement. Lane closures and changes
in traffic patterns rescheduled and began the week of June 6. Est. comp July 14, 2024. Please note district-wide activities above.

Pittsylvania County:

Route 29 at Bannister River – Road closure for bridgework. Motorists should expect delays on Route 29 at the Bannister River in the Tightsqueeze area of Pittsylvania County. The northbound bridge will close for repair and both north and south traffic will cross the southbound bridge. Bridgework began April 4, 2022 and is continuing until approximately August of 2023.

Route 686 (Elkhorn Road) at Elkhorn Creek – Bridge Superstructure Replacement. Route 686 (Elkhorn Road) will be closed to through traffic from Route 680 (County Line Road) to Route 640 (Java Road) from April 24, 2023 to approximately June 2, 2023. A detour will utilize Route 680 (County Line Road) to Route 666 (Yeatts Store Road) to Route 640 Java Road and back to Route 686 (Elkhorn Road). VDOT will post adequate signs for the detour.

Please note district-wide activities above.

Prince Edward County:
Please note district-wide activities above.

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