2010 News Releases - Lynchburg

Dec. 27, 2010
MONDAY EVENING ROAD CONDITIONS
Motorists should continue to be alert to the possibility of icy surfaces

Dec. 27, 2010
MONDAY MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS

Dec. 26, 2010
ICY CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO MONDAY

Dec. 26, 2010
TRAVEL CONCERNS CONTINUE
Major roads could still be icy while secondary roads snow covered in many areas

Dec. 26, 2010
MOTORISTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DELAY TRAVEL
Snow continues!

Dec. 25, 2010
WINTRY PRECIPITATION COULD CREATE DRIVING WOES DURING HOLIDAYS  
    Drivers must be alert to changing conditions tonight and tomorrow

Dec. 23, 2010
UPDATE: CARTERSVILLE ROAD BRIDGE CLOSING FOR REPAIRS IN JANUARY
Drivers will use detour through May 2011

Dec. 17, 2010
POSSIBILITY OF ICY ROADS CONTINUES

Dec. 17, 2010
Possibility of icy roads exists this morning
Motorists should know conditions before heading out

Dec. 16, 2010
WINTRY MIX CREATES DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
Motorists urged to use caution tonight and tomorrow morning

Dec. 16, 2010
SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL, ROADWAYS COVERED
Motorists urged to use caution

Dec. 16, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS RAPIDLY CHANGING
Motorists urged to use caution if driving becomes necessary

Dec. 16, 2010
Snow is here!

Dec. 15, 2010
WINTER WEATHER ON THE WAY
Motorists urged to use caution and be alert to conditions

Dec. 9, 2010
THROUGH TRUCK RESTRICTION APPROVED

Dec. 8, 2010
Brice named VDOT Civil Rights Manager

Dec. 5, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS SLOWLY IMPROVING
Slick snowy roads remain in some areas

Dec. 1, 2010
TRAFFIC PATTERN TO CHANGE ON ROBERTSON BRIDGE PROJECT

Nov. 23, 2010
HIGHWAY CONTRACTS AWARDED

Nov. 23, 2010
CONCRETE WORK TO TAKE PLACE ON APPOMATTOX BYPASS
Motorists should be alert to lane closures and possible delays

Oct. 27, 2010
US 60 OPEN FOLLOWING TRACTOR TRAILER INCIDENT

Oct. 27, 2010
US 60 CLOSED DUE TO TRACTOR TRAILER INCIDENT

Oct. 25, 2010
COMMUNITY BRIEFING TO BE HELD ON BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECTS

Oct. 18, 2010
ROUTE 642 PUBLIC HEARING – TUESDAY, OCT. 19
VDOT to meet with citizens about proposed safety improvements

Oct. 8, 2010
THROUGH TRUCK RESTRICTION APPROVED FOR ROUTES 733 AND 734

Oct. 8, 2010
TRAFFIC PATTERN TO CHANGE ON ROUTE 29 AT AMHERST/NELSON LINE
Work on Tye River Bridge proceeding

Sept. 30, 2010
ROUTE 605 IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Abutment work to take place on structure over Roaring Fork Creek

Sept. 22, 2010
ROUTE 660 IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY BLOCKED BY ACCIDENT

Sept. 22, 2010
VA 307 EXPECTED TO BE CLOSED FOR MUCH OF THE NIGHT

Sept. 22, 2010
VA 307 CLOSED DUE TO TRACTOR TRAILER INCIDENT
Tanker truck overturned

Sept. 17, 2010
COMMUNITY BRIEFING TO BE HELD ON ROUTE 29 NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT
Tye River Bridge and approaches to be reconstructed

Sept. 17, 2010
US 60, AMHERST COUNTY, CLOSED DUE TO ACCIDENT

Sept. 17, 2010
TRAFFIC PATTERN TO CHANGE ON ROUTE 41 ROAD PROJECT
Motorists to use new section

Aug. 26, 2010
SECTION OF ROUTE 642 BUCKINGHAM COUNTY TO BE CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS

Aug. 24, 2010
UTILITY WORK TO OCCUR AT NIGHT ON PIEDMONT DRIVE
Motorists will face delays; flaggers will assist

Aug. 16, 2010
VDOT PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED

July 16, 2010
US 460 EAST IN LYNCHBURG OPEN FOLLOWING INCIDENT
Temporary lane closures will occur later today

July 16, 2010
Delays likely on US 460 East in Lynchburg
Tractor-trailer incident creates problems for motorists

July 13, 2010
TRAFFIC BEING DETOURED ON US 60 IN AMHERST COUNTY
Road blocked by truck incident

July 13, 2010
INCIDENT BLOCKS US 60 IN AMHERST COUNTY
Log truck overturns

July 9, 2010
Demolition to begin on Route 29 Business Bridge
Route 29 Bypass traffic will use ramps during nighttime demolition operations

July 2, 2010
Route 29 Business Closure Delayed
Bridge over Route 29 Bypass to be rebuilt

June 28, 2010
Groundbreaking scheduled for Robertson Bridge Stimulus project

June 23, 2010
ROUTE 29 BUSINESS IN CHATHAM TO BE CLOSED
Bridge over Route 29 Bypass to be rebuilt

June 23, 2010
ROUTE 654 IN NELSON COUNTY TO BE CLOSED
Bridge over Rucker’s Run to be rebuilt

June 16, 2010
TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONER APPROVES LYNCHBURG DISTRICT HIGHWAY CONTRACTS

June 1, 2010
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

May 19, 2010
PORTION OF VA 40 CLOSED
Tractor-trailer incident blocks road

May 6, 2010
PORTION OF ROUTE 689 IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY TO CLOSE
Bridge repairs slated

April 28, 2010
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

April 5, 2010
ROUTES 630 AND 631 TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR RAIL WORK
Detours to be provided

April 5, 2010
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

April 1, 2010
ROAD CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC
Sunburst Road/Northridge Lane repairs to be made

March 29, 2010
ROADS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
Closures reported in portions of Lynchburg District

March 29, 2010
NUMEROUS ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
Closures reported in Charlotte, Halifax and Pittsylvania counties

March 26, 2010
LANE CLOSURE PLANNED ON US 29 NORTH AT TYE RIVER BRIDGE

March 16, 2010
ROUTE 658 TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR RAIL WORK
Detour to be provided

March 12, 2010
VA 360 IN HALIFAX TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR SEVERAL HOURS
Clean up continues, power pole to be replaced

March 12, 2010
VA 360 traffic detoured in Halifax
Logging truck overturned

Feb. 25, 2010
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 3:30 P.M.
Additional flooding possible in some areas

Feb. 3, 2010
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO ICY CONDITIONS
Black ice possible

Feb. 1, 2010
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE
5:00 a.m.

Jan. 31, 2010
THAW-FREEZE CYCLE BEGINS
Motorists urged to maintain vigilance

Jan. 31, 2010
ICY ROADS LIKELY
Motorists urged to delay travel

Jan. 30, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO AVOID TRAVEL
Snow falling across area; heavy snow reported in some areas

Jan. 30, 2010
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
4 p.m. update

Jan. 30, 2010
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE
1:00 p.m.

Jan. 30, 2010
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE
8:30 a.m.

Jan. 30, 2010
ICY CONDITIONS AND SNOW-COVERED ROADS LIKELY
Motorists should avoid travel tonight and early tomorrow

Jan. 29, 2010
VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTER STORM
Motorists urged to avoid travel

Jan. 27, 2010
ROADS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
Some long-term closures likely

Jan. 25, 2010
ROADS CLOSED BY HIGH WATER, DEBRIS
Portion of US 460 in Campbell County closed

Jan. 25, 2010
ROADS CLOSED BY FLOODING
Numerous roads across VDOT’s Lynchburg District closed

Jan. 8, 2010
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION
Snow and/or icing possible on roadways

Jan. 8, 2010
ACCIDENT BLOCKS ROUTE 360 EAST, CHARLOTTE COUNTY
Traffic being detoured  

Jan. 5, 2010
MOTORISTS MAY EXPECT DELAYS DURING BRIDGE INSPECTIONS

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