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Lynchburg, VA, News Feed

    The milling and paving operations on Florida Avenue (from Gilmore Circle to Hudson Street) scheduled to be conducted Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day has been canceled.

    For information, contact Chris Vaughn, Public Works Dept., at (434) 455-4457.


    Lynchburg City Council is seeking individuals interested in serving on several Council-appointed boards and commissions. Residents who are interested in being considered to fill one of the vacancies are invited to complete an application available online at An application may also be obtained from the Clerk of Council Office, City Hall, 900 Church Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The deadline for applications is Friday, December 8, 2017.
    On Monday, November 13, contractors for the City of Lynchburg began the demolition and rebuild of the Main Street Bridge. No vehicular or pedestrian traffic is allowed across the bridge.

    To shorten the construction project length by approximately eight months, the bridge will be completely removed and replaced in one phase. To accomplish the work, detours will be put in place to assure full access to businesses and residences.

    With thousands of trucks, railcars and other vehicles traveling through the city each year, it is critical for first responders to understand what cargo is coming into the city.  In order to determine this, the Lynchburg Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) recently contracted with Blue Rock Enterprises, LLC, out of Castle Rock, Colorado to have a Commodity Flow Study completed.
    Lynchburg Municipal Offices will be closed on November 23-24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Trash will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day.  Thursday trash pickup will take place on Friday, November 24.

    The Concord Turnpike Convenience Center will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day.

    For more information, call the Citizens First Info Center at 856-CITY (2489).



    The Citizen Survey Results are now available. Please click here to read the reports.

    Through a new partnership, the City of Lynchburg and the Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (CVCJA) are now offering free public parking in the CVCJA parking lot located at 1130 Commerce Street on the corner of 12th and Commerce Streets. 

    The parking lot is now open for free public parking during the weekdays, Monday - Thursday, from 5:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.  On the weekends, the parking lot will be open for free public parking starting at 5:00 p.m. Friday and remaining open until Monday at 2:30 a.m.

    Lynchburg residents are reminded that the second personal property tax installment is due by Tuesday, December 5.  A 10% penalty will be assessed if payment for the personal property tax is not received by December 5. 

    If you have not received a personal property tax bill or have questions concerning your bill, please contact the Billings and Collections Division at 455-3850.

    Questions regarding personal property assessments should be directed to the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office at 455-3870.

    City crews have begun making water line improvements on Phillips Circle, and the work will continue over the next several weeks. Traffic will be restricted to one lane. 

    Motorists should use caution when traveling through the work zone. Emergency vehicles will have access at all times. 

    For information, contact Alan Silver, Public Works Department at (434) 455-4444.


    Crews from the City of Lynchburg have begun installing new sidewalks along the 400 block of Biltmore Avenue.  The installation will continue over the next several weeks. Motorists should expect minor delays and use caution while traveling through the work zone.  Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.

    For more information, contact Alan Silver, Public Works Dept. at (434) 455-4444.