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LYN-09-056

March 17, 2009



BRIDGE CLEANING BEGINS IN AREA
Danville and Pittsylvania County work begins immediately

Bridge cleaning has started in the Danville/Pittsylvania County area and motorists should be alert to the presence of manpower and equipment at various locations. 

 

Structures are cleaned each spring as part of VDOT’s Preventative Maintenance Program.  Chemicals used during winter weather are removed to prevent their destructive action and other debris that has accumulated over the year is removed so as not to inhibit the proper function of bridge parts. This maintenance is a vital part of VDOT’s overall program to preserve the capital investment in the state’s bridge structures.

 

Work on various secondary roads is underway currently and work on the following primary routes will take place beginning next week:

 

CITY OF DANVILLE:

Route

Description/Location

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River Park Dr Over Rte 29 Bypass

29

Rte 1156

29

Rte 1156

29

Dan River

29

N&S Railway

29

Pumpkin Creek

29

N&S Railway

29

Dan River

29

N&S Railway

58

Rte 29 northbound to southbound lane of Bypass  

 

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY:

 

Route

Description/Location

29

Banister River

29

N&S Rail

29

Rte 29 Bypass @Chatham

29

Rte 29 Bypass - multiple

29

Cherrystone Creek

29

Northbound Rte 29 Bypass @ Gretna

29

Southbound Rte 29 Business

29

Little Fall Creek

29

Rte 721

29

Rte 29 Blairs Tie in

29

N&S Railway

29

Little Fall Creek

29

Rte 721

29

Roanoke River & N&S Rail

40

Stinking River

40

Pigg River

40

Rte 29 Bypass @ Gretna

41

Rte 29 (265)

57

North and southbound Rte 29 Bypass

58

Wolf Creek

58

Sandy Creek

58

Westbound Rte 58 over Rte 29

58

Rte 863

58

Rte 863

58

Rte 58 Bus

58

Dan River

58

Dan River

58

Rte 29

58

Rte 29

360

Rte 29 Bypass

 

Temporary lane closures and/or delays will occur during this work.  Signs and other safety devices will be utilized to alert motorists to these operations.

 

Motorists should use caution when traveling through these or any work zones.  Additional information about highway work zones may be obtained by calling 511 or visiting www.511Virginia.org. 



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