The City of Lynchburg is proposing roadway improvements in the vicinity of the intersection of US 221 (Lakeside Drive) and US 501 (Lynchburg Expressway) to alleviate existing traffic congestions and delay, improve public safety, and accommodate anticipated traffic increases as growth continues to expand in the area.
Beginning Monday, June 17, Fifth Street between Main Street and Federal Street will experience temporary lane closures and detours while contractors complete brick crosswalk repairs in multiple locations.
On Monday, June 17, contractors will repair a crosswalk located in the traffic circle located at Fifth Street and Federal Street. At times, portions of the traffic circle will be closed and a detour will direct traffic to use Fourth Street and Harrison Street as a bypass. This detour is expected to last only one day.
Each fall, the City of Lynchburg conducts a citywide Leaf Collection Program to assist residents with the disposal of leaves. This year, in an effort to improve the leaf collection process, the City of Lynchburg's Public Works Department is piloting a new schedule for leaf collection.