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Over the next several months, two-way traffic will be returning to Main Street and Church Street in downtown Lynchburg for the first time in decades and in accordance with the 2040 Downtown Master Plan adopted by Lynchburg City Council on November 13, 2018. The transition from the current one-way streets to two-way streets will occur in three phases in order to mesh with the current Main Street Renewal Construction Project.
The Lynchburg Police Department is scheduled for a virtual on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services.
For the first time since its inception, the International Festival, which normally takes place the first Saturday in May, will look a bit differently this year due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. This year, the festival will be held virtually and will take place over an entire week!
Your help is needed! The 2021 Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University are just around the corner! Please help make a positive impact and a successful event once again this year by volunteering and making a difference in the lives of the thousands of athletes and their families who will be competing or supporting their loved one or friend(s).