2013 News Releases - Lynchburg

Dec. 20, 2013
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

Dec. 9, 2013
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE, WHAT’S AHEAD?
Additional precipitation possible overnight and into Tuesday

Dec. 9, 2013
WATCH FOR FALLEN LIMBS AND TREES
Ice creates issues

Dec. 9, 2013
WINTER PRECIPITATION IMPACTS COMMONWEALTH
Ice conditions possible this morning

Dec. 8, 2013
WINTER PRECIPITATION IMPACTS COMMONWEALTH
VDOT Lynchburg District asks motorists to avoid travel due to possible icy conditions

Dec. 7, 2013
VDOT CREWS KEEPING WATCH ON FORECASTS AND READY TO DEPLOY
Motorists urged to “Know Before You Go!”

Dec. 6, 2013
ROUTE 635, APPOMATTOX COUNTY TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY
Crews will replace pipe

Nov. 25, 2013
Motorists Should Prepare for Possible Icy Weather

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 8, 2013
Route 619 over Sailor's Creek closed for repairs
Detour will be in place

Nov. 6, 2013
VDOT TO USE NON-DESTRUCTIVE, NON-INVASIVE PAVEMENT TESTING LOCALLY
Route 60 in Nelson County, Route 501 in Campbell County face Falling Weight Deflectometer

Oct. 25, 2013
PITTSYLVANIA AVENUE, ALTAVISTA TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY
Detour to be in place

Oct. 22, 2013
PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO ROUTE 622 IN PRINCE EDWARD COUN

Sept. 5, 2013
ROUTE 307 TREE REMOVAL TO TAKE PLACE
Safety is focus of roadside operations

Sept. 5, 2013
TRAFFIC MOVING SMOOTHLY ON U.S. 29 IN NELSON COUNTY
Traffic volume expected to increase as opening of Lockn’ Music Festival takes place

Aug. 28, 2013
MOTORISTS ON ROUTE 29 NELSON COUNTY URGED TO PLAN AHEAD FOR CONGESTION
Different traffic patterns will be used during Lockn’ Music Festival, September 4-9

Aug. 16, 2013
RAMP FROM ROUTE 210 TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY
Pipe repair scheduled for Wednesday, August 21

Aug. 10, 2013
TIMBERLAKE ROAD MOTORISTS ENCOURAGED TO WATCH FOR SLOW MOVING VEHICLES

July 26, 2013
PAVEMENT WORK TO TAKE PLACE ON ROUTE 460 IN LYNCHBURG
Work will take place during evening and early morning hours

July 23, 2013
DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING SET ON ROUTE 130 PROJECT
Proposed project will replace bridge over Pedlar River

July 23, 2013
DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING SET ON RTE 501 PASSING LANE PROJECT 
    Proposed project will add a passing lane and improve alignment in Campbell County

July 12, 2013
FLOODING REPORTED IN VDOT'S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT

July 12, 2013
ROADS CLOSED THROUGHOUT VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Flooding and downed trees create hazards for motorists

June 18, 2013
TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO DIRECT ROUTE 151 TRAFFIC IN NELSON COUNTY

June 17, 2013
CHRISTOPHER L. WINSTEAD, P.E., NAMED VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR

May 31, 2013
SAFETY IS FOCUS OF ROUTE 307 TREE TRIMMING OPERATIONS
Motorists should be alert and expect delays

May 31, 2013
CAMPBELL COUNTY ROAD TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR BRIDGE WORK
Route 623 bridge repairs to take place

May 29, 2013
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

May 22, 2013
UPDATE ON ROUTE 151 INCIDENT IN AMHERST COUNTY

May 22, 2013
INCIDENT CLOSES ROUTE 151 IN AMHERST COUNTY
Tractor-trailer incident near Route 610

May 9, 2013
CANDLER’S MOUNTAIN ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

May 7, 2013
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO ROAD CONDITIONS

April 23, 2013
VDOT HOLDS SECOND PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON ROUTE 151 CORRIDOR STUDY IN NELSON COUNTY

April 23, 2013
US 460 TREE TRIMMING OPERATIONS WILL RESULT IN LANE CLOSURES AND DELAYS

April 12, 2013
RAILING REPAIRS TO BE MADE TO US 29 SOUTH BRIDGE OVER RAILROAD IN CHATHAM AREA
One lane of US 29 will be closed during work

April 5, 2013
DELAYS POSSIBLE ON ROUTE 307 DURING ROADSIDE OPERATIONS

April 5, 2013
LANE CLOSURE WILL AFFECT MAYFLOWER DRIVE TRAFFIC
Curb and gutter activities are associated with Candlers Mountain Road Bridge project

March 25, 2013
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON U.S. ROUTE 29 SOUTH BRIDGE PROJECT IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY

March 25, 2013
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 711 BRIDGE PROJECT IN CAMPBELL COUNTY

March 25, 2013
8 a.m. ROAD CONDITION UPDATE

March 25, 2013
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY 
Wintry weather may continue to fall throughout the day

March 24, 2013
VDOT CREWS BATTLING WINTER WEATHER
Motorists advised to travel with caution tonight, early Monday

March 12, 2013
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON ROUTE 151 CORRIDOR STUDY IN NELSON COUNTY

March 7, 2013
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION ON SECONDARY ROUTES
Most major routes clear throughout Lynchburg District

March 6, 2013
OVERNIGHT TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT
Motorists should be alert to icy conditions

March 6, 2013
SNOW BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF IN SOME LOCATIONS IN VDOT'S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Downed trees creating additional issues for motorists

March 6, 2013
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE OR IMPROVE DEPENDING UPON LOCATION
Motorists should use caution

March 6, 2013
ROAD CONDITIONS CHANGING THIS MORNING
Motorists should use caution across much of VDOT’s Lynchburg District

March 6, 2013
Winter Weather Conditions - 4 a.m.
Motorists should use caution across much of VDOT's Lynchburg District

March 5, 2013
MOTORISTS URGED TO KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKY
Winter weather possible tonight and tomorrow

March 5, 2013
Rain? Snow? VDOT is ready

Feb. 25, 2013
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY AND THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON TUESDAY

Feb. 22, 2013
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE EARLY TODAY

Feb. 21, 2013
INCIDENT BLOCKS ROUTE 60 IN AMHERST COUNTY

Feb. 21, 2013
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY FRIDAY
Sleet, freezing drizzle, cold rain, light snow possible

Feb. 19, 2013
KNOW ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE YOU GO TODAY!
Possible sleet, freezing rain, rain and/or snow possible

Jan. 30, 2013
HEAVY RAIN AND WIND MAY CREATE TRAVEL HAZARDS TODAY
Trees down in Buckingham, Charlotte and Halifax Counties

Jan. 28, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  ICY CONDITIONS REPORTED IN PARTS OF AMHERST, APPOMATTOX AND NELSON COUNTIES
 Drivers urged to know road conditions before travelling

Jan. 28, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN FALLING
  VDOT crews monitoring conditions; drivers urged to know road conditions before travelling

Jan. 27, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  BE ALERT TO ICY ROADS TOMORROW MORNING
  VDOT crews monitoring conditions; drivers urged to know road conditions before travelling

Jan. 25, 2013
MOTORISTS URGED TO USE CAUTION OVERNIGHT
Freezing temperatures and moisture will create difficult conditions

Jan. 25, 2013
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT RESPONDS TO WINTER STORM
2:00 p.m.

Jan. 25, 2013
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT PREPARES FOR WINTER STORM

Jan. 18, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
10:00 a.m.

Jan. 18, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
4 a.m.

Jan. 17, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT VDOT CREWS CONTINUE SNOW OPERATIONS
Motorists advised to use caution tonight and tomorrow morning

Jan. 17, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT VDOT CREWS INVOLVED IN SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS
Motorists advised to use caution tonight and tomorrow morning

Jan. 17, 2013
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER

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