2012 News Releases - Lynchburg

Dec. 28, 2012
VDOT READY FOR FORECAST WINTER STORM
Motorists urged to drive with caution, check 511 for latest weather, road conditions

Dec. 26, 2012
LYNCHBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS
1 p.m.

Dec. 21, 2012
VDOT ANNOUNCES PROMOTION
Englebright named to position

Dec. 19, 2012
ROUTE 130 RESTRICTED TEMPORARILY FOR ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION

Dec. 14, 2012
VDOT Holds Public Meeting on 643 Bridge Project in Amherst County

Dec. 6, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ODD FELLOWS ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT IN LYNCHBURG

Dec. 6, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 20 PROJECT IN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY

Dec. 4, 2012
UPDATE:  US 29 NORTH TRAFFIC TO BE DETOURED DURING BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Crews begin work on Buffalo River Bridge project in Amherst County

Nov. 30, 2012
FLASHING YELLOW ARROW COMES TO NELSON COUNTY
Signal will be installed on Route 29 in Lovingston

Nov. 5, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 643 BRIDGE OVER FALLING RIVER PROJECT IN CAMPBELL COUNTY

Nov. 2, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 675 BRIDGE OVER CUB CREEK PROJECT IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

Oct. 30, 2012
 FEW ROADS CLOSED DUE TO STORM
Downed trees reported at numerous locations

Oct. 29, 2012
TRAFFIC PATTERN TO CHANGE ON CANDLER’S MOUNTAIN ROAD BRIDGE PROJECT
VDOT opening both lanes for approximately two months

Oct. 29, 2012
SANDY MAKES PRESENCE KNOWN IN AREA
Motorists face high wind, snow and rain

Oct. 5, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 501 BRIDGE OVER JAMES RIVER PROJECT NEAR AMHERST/BEDFORD LINE

Sept. 7, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 643 HIGHWAY PROJECT IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

Sept. 5, 2012
TRAFFIC ALERT: HEAVY TRAFFIC POSSIBLE FOR VIR RACE

Aug. 3, 2012
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 623 PROJECT IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY
Meeting Scheduled for August 28

July 1, 2012
CLEAN UP CONTINUES, MOTORISTS URGED TO USE CAUTION

July 1, 2012
VDOT CREWS CLEARING ROADS
Motorists urged to use caution

June 30, 2012
PARK AVENUE TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY
Motorists to use detour

June 15, 2012
VDOT SEEKS INPUT ON RT. 676 PROJECT IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Replacement of Whitethorn Creek bridge is subject of June 26 design hearing

June 15, 2012
RANDOLPH ROAD BRIDGE MAINTENANCE TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

June 15, 2012
ROCK SPRING ROAD BRIDGE MAINTENANCE TO RESULT IN TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

June 15, 2012
WIDTH OF TAYLORS MILL ROAD BRIDGE REDUCED
Inspection discovers deterioration

May 24, 2012
VDOT TO HOST PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ROUTE 501 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

April 20, 2012
ROUTE 685 IN CAMPBELL COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY
Two-hour window needed for surface treatment

April 2, 2012
CANDLER’S MOUNTAIN ROAD BRIDGE INSPECTION WILL CREATE DELAYS
Inspection will take place in eastbound lanes ---River Ridge Mall side of roadway

March 19, 2012
CSX CROSSING REPAIR TO AFFECT TRAFFIC IN NELSON, BUCKINGHAM AND ALBEMARLE COUNTIES

March 19, 2012
ROUTE 689 BRIDGE WIDENING WILL RESULT IN DETOUR FOR MOTORISTS

Feb. 23, 2012
SPEED LIMIT TO INCREASE ON PORTION OF ROUTE 29, AMHERST COUNTY

Feb. 20, 2012
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE, EXPECT REFREEZING
Icy conditions likely through early morning

Feb. 20, 2012
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO ICY SURFACES
Icy conditions likely through early morning

Feb. 19, 2012
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE
Winter precipitation continues in south-central Virginia

Feb. 19, 2012
Winter Weather Finally Makes An Appearance
South-central Virginia gearing up for several inches of snow

Feb. 15, 2012
US 501 TRAFFIC SLOWED IN HALIFAX COUNTY
Incident near Golf Course Road

Feb. 15, 2012
US 501 CLOSED IN HALIFAX COUNTY
Incident near Golf Course Road

Feb. 3, 2012
RESCHEDULED CROSSING WORK IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY TO CREATE DELAYS

Feb. 3, 2012
ROUTE 623 TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY

Jan. 26, 2012
Update: Crossing work in Prince Edward County to create delays

Jan. 22, 2012
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO ICY CONDITIONS
Freezing drizzle expected across much of south-central Virginia overnight

Jan. 18, 2012
 CROSSING WORK IN PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY TO CREATE DELAYS

Jan. 11, 2012
VDOT TO HOST LOCATION & DESIGN HEARING FOR ROUTE 622 PROJECT IN CAMPBELL COUNTY
Meeting Scheduled for January 24

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