VDOT issues traffic alert

LYNCHBURG — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) released a Lynchburg District Traffic Alert for Oct. 23-27. According to a VDOT press release, there will be road work that may require road, lane or structure closures throughout the Heart of Virginia. In Buckingham County, crews will perform sign maintenance on U.S. Route 60 and there will be various roads throughout the county where VDOT crews will mow, retrace line markings, work surfaces and respond to customer concerns.

In Cumberland County, there is surface treatment scheduled throughout the county where traffic control devices and flaggers will direct traffic.

In Prince Edward County, Route 651 over Harris Creek Road will be closed from Oct. 10- Nov. 11 for bridge replacement. The will be a detour via Route 626, U.S. Route 460 and Route 608 back to Route 651. Crews will begin preparation for Rural Rustic projects on routes 691, 705 and 782.

Crews will also mow, work surfaces, cut brush, remove debris and respond to customer concerns throughout Prince Edward and Cumberland counties.

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