News Releases - Lynchburg

Aug. 23, 2016
LANE CLOSURES TAKE PLACE ON US 460 EAST

Aug. 22, 2016
OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED IN PITTSYLVANIA CO.
Operations planned for motorist safety

Aug. 18, 2016
RT. 635 WILL CLOSE FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT SEPT. 12
Motorists will be detoured during closure

Aug. 16, 2016
460 ACCESS MANAGEMENT PROJECT MAKING PROGRESS
New access to Truck Body Company to open soon

Aug. 12, 2016
NELSON COUNTY MOTORISTS URGED TO PLAN FOR POSSIBLE CONGESTION
Traffic patterns changed during musical event

Aug. 11, 2016
SPEED LIMIT REDUCED ON SECTION OF US 460 EAST/29 NORTH

Aug. 9, 2016
Route 15/360 at Route 47 Roadway Safety Assessment Released

Aug. 2, 2016
 LANE CLOSURE TO OCCUR ON US 29, CAMPBELL COUNTY
Work begins today

July 28, 2016
BEE DRIVE, CAMPBELL COUNTY CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Work begins today

July 25, 2016
 LANE CLOSURE TO OCCUR ON US 29, CAMPBELL COUNTY
Work begins today

July 19, 2016
AEP WORK WILL RESULT IN DETOUR OF US 460 TRAFFIC
Detour in place Saturday night into Sunday morning

July 11, 2016
TURN LANE CONSTRUCTION TO RESULT IN US 29 NORTH LANE CLOSURE IN CAMPBELL COUNTY

July 11, 2016
 LANE CLOSURE TO OCCUR ON US 29, CAMPBELL COUNTY
Work begins today

July 5, 2016
ROUTE 630 IN CAMPBELL COUNTY CLOSED FOR DAY

July 1, 2016
SHEPHEARD JOINS VDOT DILLWYN STAFF

June 30, 2016
TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES TO TAKE PLACE ON US 460 NEAR LU
Work to occur during overnight hours

June 30, 2016
AEP WORK WILL RESULT IN TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF 460 BYPASS
Detour in place Saturday night into Sunday morning

June 30, 2016
RESCHEDULED: CONTRACTOR WORK WILL RESULT IN LANE CLOSURES ON US 29 CAMPBELL COUNTY
Work will take place during overnight hours

June 24, 2016
CONTRACTOR WORK WILL RESULT IN LANE CLOSURES ON US 29 CAMPBELL COUNTY
Work will take place during overnight hours

June 23, 2016
WATERLINE WORK WILL AFFECT TRAFFIC IN TOWN OF AMHERST

June 16, 2016
Public hearing scheduled for Route 29 (Main Street) bridge replacement project in Town of Altavista

June 15, 2016
US 460 DECELERATION (TURN) LANES TO CANDLERS MOUNTAIN ROAD AND UNIVERSITY BLVD. TO BE TEMPORILY REDUCED IN LENGTH

June 13, 2016
ROUTE 29 SOUTH MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO CHANGE IN TRAFFIC PATTERN

June 9, 2016
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR ROUTE 29 CORRIDOR IN CAMPBELL COUNTY SET

June 9, 2016
ROUTE 672 REMAINS CLOSED IN NELSON COUNTY
Structure damaged during recent storms

May 26, 2016
CANDLERS MOUNTAIN ROAD BRIDGE REPAIRS WILL RESULT IN ROAD CLOSURE

May 19, 2016
Graduation Events Continue to Take Place Across Area
Motorists urged to stay alert and use caution

May 16, 2016
ROUTE 633 BRIDGE WORK WILL RESTRICT LANE IN PRINCE EDWARD CO.

May 13, 2016
ANNUAL RUN FOR THE WALL TO MOVE THROUGH COMMONWEALTH

May 13, 2016
HODGE NAMED VDOT’S LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TECH OF THE YEAR

May 13, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL COMING TO ROUTE 58 AND ROUTE 841 INTERSECTION IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY

April 13, 2016
MOTORISTS MAY EXPERIENCE TRAFFIC DELAYS ON ROUTE 501

April 8, 2016
WORK ZONE SAFETYAND PATIENCE: KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL HIGHWAY PROJECTS
Several long-term projects along/near 29/460 Corridor taking place

March 22, 2016
US 501 SOUTH LANE CLOSURE TOMORROW
Pavement repairs to be made on bridge over US 460

March 4, 2016
UNKNOWN PERSON/PERSONS CUTTING AND DROPPING TREES IN ROADWAYS
Downed trees discovered in Sutherlin area, 2 accidents reported

March 3, 2016
VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTER STORM RESPONSE
Motorists encouraged to know road conditions before travel

Feb. 23, 2016
ROUTE 662 IN AMHERST COUNTY CLOSED
Detour in place during pipe repair

Feb. 18, 2016
EASTBOUND TRAVEL LANE OF US 58 NEAR HALIFAX/PITTSYLANIA LINE CLOSED
10’ width restriction in place at Sandy Creek Bridge

Feb. 16, 2016
REFREEZE POSSIBLE DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS
Conditions improve in Lynchburg District

Feb. 16, 2016
VDOT’S RECOMMENDATION? DELAY TRAVEL IN LYNCHBURG DISTRICT THIS MORNING

Feb. 15, 2016
TRAVEL STILL NOT RECOMMENDED IN LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Icy conditions likely tonight

Feb. 15, 2016
TRAVEL TO REMAIN DIFFICULT IN LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Roads are snow covered throughout area and icy precipitation is on the way

Feb. 15, 2016
TRAVEL NOT RECOMMENDED IN LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
Roads are snow covered throughout area

Feb. 14, 2016
WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED IN LYNCHBURG DISTRICT
VDOT prepared; motorists urged to use caution

Feb. 9, 2016
SHIPPEE NAMED VDOT RESIDENT ENGINEER

Feb. 8, 2016
WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE IN AREA
Motorists urged to use caution

Feb. 2, 2016
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR  29/460 ACCESS MANAGEMENT PROJECT IN LYNCHBURG
Public invited to learn about the project February 2 at VDOT District Complex

Jan. 25, 2016
SLICK PAVEMENT POSSIBLE THIS A.M.
Beware black ice on all highways; use caution on snow-covered secondaries

Jan. 23, 2016
SNOW MAY LET UP BUT REMOVAL EFFORTS IN SOUTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA WILL NOT

Jan. 23, 2016
SNOW REMOVAL EFFORTS CONTINUE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Jan. 23, 2016
HEAVY SLEET BEGINNING TO FALL IN SOME LOCATIONS

Jan. 22, 2016
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  DANGEROUS CONDITIONS LIKELY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT/SATURDAY

Jan. 22, 2016
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  SOUTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA FACES WINTER WEATHER CHALLENGE

Jan. 22, 2016
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  DANGEROUS WINTER STORM POISED TO STRIKE SOUTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Jan. 21, 2016
Be alert to snow-covered/icy roads in southcentral Virginia

Jan. 13, 2016
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR GREENVIEW DRIVE PROJECT IN LYNCHBURG
Public invited to learn about the project January 21 at VDOT District Complex

Jan. 7, 2016
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR ODD FELLOWS ROAD PROJECT IN LYNCHBURG
Public invited to learn about the project January 12 at VDOT District Complex

Jan. 6, 2016
DECK PATCHING MAY RESULT IN DELAYS
Work to take place on 460 West over Wards Road, Lynchburg

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