Lane closures begin Wednesday on Route 460 in Bedford County

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) – Starting Wednesday, Aug. 18, new traffic patterns will begin on Route 460 near Montvale in Bedford County as crews continue working on the road improvement project.

Route 460 traffic will be shifted into the westbound lanes to improve safety by eliminating the “S” curves in the area. The eastbound lanes of Route 460 will be closed.

A median barrier will be installed to separate opposing lanes of traffic.

Also, the Route 726 (Wilkerson Mill Road) intersection with eastbound Route 460 will be closed during the project.

Drivers on Wilkerson Mill Road will be detoured using Route 692 (Quarterwood Road) to access Route 460. This change will affect the residents of Misty Ridge.

VDOT reminds drivers that the speed limit in this area has been reduced to 45 mph.

Drivers should pay attention to message boards that are posted to alert motorists

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