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    View the March 2017 edition and past issues of the City Source. (PDF)

    On Monday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m., the Lynchburg Department of Water Resources will conduct a public meeting regarding the Tinbridge Hill Utility Replacement project.  The meeting will take place at the Yoder Center, 109 Jackson Street. 
     
    The City of Lynchburg's Department of Water Resources has established an annual maintenance inspection program of the raw water gravity line from the Pedlar Reservoir to Lynchburg. The inspection program will begin Monday, April 3 and will continue until Friday, April 21, 2017. This annual inspection program checks for defects and safety hazards, and if any are found, repairs are scheduled.
     
    As required by § 24.2-428.2 of the Code of Virginia, the City of Lynchburg has removed from the list of registered voters any person who did not take action in response to an official request for confirmation of their address within the time allowed by law.  The full text of this statute can be found at www.elections.virginia.gov.  The list of voters removed under this section is available for viewing at the Clerk of Court’s Office, 900 Court Street and at the Registrar’s Office, 3236 Odd Fellows Road.
     
    On January 17, the intersection at 12th and Commerce Streets was converted to an all-way stop as a result of the existing vehicular and pedestrian volumes at the intersection.
     
    The public is reminded that at intersections with all-way stops, vehicles on all roads leading into the intersection must stop. If a motorist gets to the intersection at the same time as other vehicles, the driver on the left must yield to the driver on the right.
     
    The underground pipework on Church Street (between Fifth and Eighth Streets) has been completed, and construction crews have moved onto Main Street.
     
    The following traffic patterns are now in effect:
     
    MAIN STREET
    • Reduced to one lane of traffic just after Ninth Street and open to two lanes after Seventh Street.
    • All-way stops will remain in effect at the Eighth Street and Seventh Street intersections.
    Convergys Corporation, a global leader in customer management, will open a new location in Lynchburg, Virginia later this year. The new site will be located at 2840 Linkhorne Drive with the potential to add more than 600 new jobs to the community over the next 36 months. It is the company’s first location in Virginia. The company is currently beginning work to buildout the facility and will be hiring in summer 2017 for customer service representatives. 
     
    Motorists are asked to be aware that the planned McConville Road Culvert Replacement Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 6, weather permitting.  Once the project begins, McConville Road will be closed to through traffic; however, detour signs will be posted to ensure that local traffic has access to both businesses and residences. Through traffic will have to utilize Route 501 (Lynchburg Expressway) as a detour around the road closure.  
     

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