News Releases - Lynchburg

July 17, 2014
Lane Closures Set for US 460 Bypass in Appomattox

July 8, 2014
DELAYS POSSIBLE ON CANDLER’S MTN ROAD THURSDAY, JULY 10

July 8, 2014
ROUTE 600 AT BUCKINGHAM/CUMBERLAND COUNTY LINE OPEN

July 3, 2014
HIGHWAY STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures possible

June 30, 2014
ROUTE 622 IN AMHERST COUNTY RESTRICTED TO ONE LANE EFFECTIVE JULY 2

June 24, 2014
ROUTE 671 IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR STRUCTURE REPLACEMENT

June 18, 2014
GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE ANNOUNCES TRANSPORTATION FUNDING WILL IMPROVE MOBILITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE LYNCHBURG REGION
$52 million allocated to Odd Fellows Road among other projects 

May 10, 2014
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

May 8, 2014
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TO HOST PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

April 15, 2014
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: RAIN CREATES DRIVING HAZARDS

April 11, 2014
DESIGN PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED
VDOT staff available to discuss proposed Route 501 and Route 716 projects in Halifax County

April 11, 2014
TERRY MEADOWS, JR., P.E.  NAMED VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER

April 10, 2014
ROUTE 56 WINGINA RAIL CROSSING CLOSURE SET
Road will be closed for CSX Railroad crossing repairs

April 4, 2014
NELSON COUNTY ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION UPDATED
 Roads will be closed for Norfolk-Southern Railroad crossing repairs

April 3, 2014
CLOSURE TO TAKE PLACE DURING CROSSING REPAIRS IN NELSON COUNTY
Traffic control devices will alert motorists

March 26, 2014
ROADS MOSTLY CLEAR IN VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should remain alert for icy patches

March 25, 2014
WINTER TAKES ANOTHER RUN AT VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Motorists urged to use caution throughout the night and into the early hours of Wednesday

March 24, 2014
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

March 24, 2014
ROUTE 716 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT PUBLIC HEARING TO BE RESCHEDULED

March 18, 2014
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY

March 18, 2014
UPDATE: PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 716 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT WILL NOT BE HELD TONIGHT

March 18, 2014
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION DURING MORNING COMMUTE
Icy conditions possible

March 17, 2014
VDOT LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
10 am update

March 17, 2014
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION DURING MORNING TRAVEL
Icy conditions possible

March 16, 2014
ROADS SNOW-COVERED IN PORTIONS OF NELSON COUNTY (10 pm)
Roads wet in rest of VDOT’s Lynchburg District

March 16, 2014
Motorists prepare once again for winter weather
VDOT crews ready to respond

March 7, 2014
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE, CAUTION URGED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS

March 7, 2014
MOTORISTS MAY ENCOUNTER ICY ROADS THIS MORNING
Know the conditions before traveling

March 6, 2014
MORE WINTER WEATHER ON THE WAY
Motorists urged to avoid travel if possible and know the conditions before hitting the road

March 4, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  MAJOR ROADS IN GOOD CONDITION
Icy roads possible this morning

March 3, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: DRIVERS SHOULD USE CAUTION
Icy roads expected overnight and tomorrow morning

March 3, 2014
COLD TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION MAY CREATE DRIVING HAZARDS
VDOT Lynchburg District crews in 24-hour operations

March 3, 2014
ROADS WET AND WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED LATER

March 2, 2014
VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
Motorists urged to avoid travel if possible and know the conditions before hitting the road

Feb. 27, 2014
GRAVEL ROADS TAKE A BEATING FROM WINTER WEATHER
VDOT’s Dillwyn Residency working to improve conditions

Feb. 26, 2014
STRUCTURE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED
Delays and lane closures are possible

Feb. 20, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOR ROUTE 716 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Feb. 14, 2014
SUNSHINE AND WARMER TEMPERATURES BENEFIT ROADS
Morning Update

Feb. 14, 2014
CONDITIONS IMPROVE ON MAIN ROADS, CREWS CONTINUE SECONDARY ROUTE EFFORTS
  4 a.m. update

Feb. 13, 2014
UPDATE: VDOT CREWS CONTINUE CLEAN UP EFFORTS
 Many roads remain snow covered and icy

Feb. 13, 2014
VDOT CREWS CONTINUE CLEAN UP EFFORTS
 Many roads remain snow covered and icy

Feb. 13, 2014
PROGRESS MADE ON MAJOR ROADS BUT CLEAN UP WILL TAKE TIME
VDOT crews continue to fight winter storm in south-central portions of state

Feb. 13, 2014
MOTORISTS URGED TO AVOID TRAVEL THIS MORNING
VDOT crews continue to fight winter storm in south-central portions of state

Feb. 12, 2014
SNOW CREATES DRIVING DIFFICULTIES
VDOT crews continue to fight winter storm in south-central portions of state

Feb. 12, 2014
BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 12, 2014
MOTORISTS SHOULD AVOID MT. CROSS ROAD IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Numerous cars stopped due to conditions

Feb. 12, 2014
VDOT PREPARED FOR SNOW
Motorists urged to know conditions before traveling

Jan. 29, 2014
WATCH FOR ICY CONDITIONS TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY
Motorists are urged to know the conditions before traveling

Jan. 29, 2014
Lynchburg District: Slick Roads Likely This Morning
Motorists are urged to knwo the conditions before traveling

Jan. 28, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  SLICK ROADS POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS
Motorists are urged to know the conditions before traveling

Jan. 22, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  BLACK ICE/SNOW = SLOW GO
Motorists are urged to drive with extreme caution during morning commute

Jan. 21, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: LIGHT PRECIPITATION FALLING IN MANY AREAS

Jan. 20, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: SNOWY ROAD CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY

Jan. 10, 2014
UPDATE: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS REPORTED IN VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT

Jan. 10, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING

Jan. 9, 2014
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING

Jan. 4, 2014
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TONIGHT, SUNDAY
Motorists should monitor conditions before traveling

Jan. 2, 2014
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS TONIGHT, EARLY FRIDAY
VDOT crews prepared to respond

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