Residents are asked to be aware that on Saturday, October 19, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Lynchburg Police and Fire Departments, will be conducting Active Shooter Exercise at the Lynchburg City Court Complex, located in the 900 block of Court Street, specifically at the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courthouse.
Beginning Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 25, between 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., weekdays only, crews from Lynchburg Water Resources will conduct water main valve maintenance on the following streets:
The Lynchburg Fire Department is partnering with Lynchburg Parks and Recreation, Centra Health Trauma Services and the Daniels Hill Community Center to conduct a free, community health event on Tuesday, October 22, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Daniels Hill Community Center, 317 Norwood Street.
During the event, basic medical and life safety techniques will be taught, including hands-only CPR training and emergency bleeding control. This event will provide basic medical training that can be used at work, school, home and in the community at large.
The City of Lynchburg is reminding residents who received the Lynchburg Community Survey to return the completed survey back by mail (postage paid) or to complete the survey online. The survey is completely anonymous and was mailed to 1,500 randomly chosen households (375 per ward).
In June 2019, the Lynchburg City Council and the Lynchburg City School Board jointly established the Task Force on the Future of Education in the City of Lynchburg: PreK-12 and Beyond. City Council and the School Board intended that this task force be comprised of a diverse and representative cross section of the members of the Lynchburg community to guide the development of a vision for what the community desired its school system to be in the long term.
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 surrounding 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.