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    Main Street Renewal Project Update - Oct 19

    Beginning Saturday, October 19 and lasting approximately three weeks, Appalachian Power will be working underground at the intersection of Ninth and Main Streets as part of the Main Street Renewal Project. The intersection will be closed to through vehicular traffic on Ninth Street between Commerce and Church Streets, but access to parking lots and decks on Ninth Street will remain. One lane of through traffic will be open on Main Street in the 900 block with continued access to the Mid-Town parking deck. When exiting the parking deck, traffic will exit to Ninth Street heading uphill to Church Street only.  

     

    In the 800 block of Main Street, the Bank of the James parking deck will be entering from Main Street only, and traffic will exit the deck toward Eighth Street.  

     

    The City of Lynchburg continues to offer free two-hour parking for customers on the top level of the Midtown Parking deck. Check in at the pay station at Midtown or on the Passport phone app for details.

     

    For all official project updates, please visit www.RenewLYH.com regarding:


    • Street closures

    • Detours

    • Parking information

    • Planned water and electrical outages

    • Photos and descriptions about constuction progress

    • And other pertinent construction information


    After both organizations complete their underground infrastructure upgrades, the City will restore each block with updated streetscape features that encourage an enhanced pedestrian and vehicular experience. Features will include new brick sidewalks, historically-designed streetlights, new trees and plantings, and new signing and striping of streets and parking spaces.

     

    For more information and to sign up for email updates, please visit www.RenewLYH.com.