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    Beginning Tuesday, May 29, and continuing until Friday, June 8, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. weekdays, crews from the City of Lynchburg’s Department of Water Resources will conduct water main valve maintenance on the following streets:

    Bonair Circle
    Chambersville Street
    Duval Place
    Gilliam Avenue
    Lee Circle
    Matthews Street
    North Princeton Circle
    Nottoway Street
    Oakwood Place
    Paxton Avenue
    Pershing Avenue
    Pine Drive
    Lynchburg Municipal Offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.  Trash will be collected following the normal schedule.  The Concord Turnpike Convenience Center is open Tuesday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    For more information, call the Citizens First Info Center at 856-CITY (2489).
    Beginning Monday, May 29 and continuing through Friday, June 1, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily, Jefferson Street (between 12th Street and Tenth Street) will be reduced to one lane while crews from the Department of Water Resources conduct maintenance on the area’s permeable pavers. 

    Street parking in all diagonal parking spots will not be permitted, and signs will be posted 24 hours in advance of any restrictions.

    Beginning Tuesday, May 29 and continuing through Monday, June 18, the public elevator on Church Street (across from City Hall) will be closed for repairs and upgrades. During this time, GLTC will provide complimentary bus shuttle to and from the corner of Church and Tenth Streets and Monument Terrace on Court Street Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
    The City apologizes for any inconvenience.
    For more information, contact Randy Dalton, Public Works Department at (434) 455-4407.
    Beginning Tuesday, May 29 and continuing through Friday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. daily and weather permitting, the 1400 block of Harrison Street will be closed to accommodate repairs made to the cobblestone. 
    Residents who live on the 1400 block will have access during construction; however, all other traffic will be prohibited. 
    For more information, contact Chris Vaughn, Public Works Dept. at (434) 455-4457.

    Beginning Wednesday, May 30 and continuing for approximately two weeks, weather permitting, the steel walk bridge on Blackwater Creek Trail (below Cabell Street) will be closed for deck replacement.

    For information, contact Andrew Chamberland, Public Works Dept., at (434) 455-4409.

    Click here to see a map of the affected area.


    At its meeting on Monday, May 14, the Electoral Board of the City of Lynchburg appointed Christine O. Gibbons as the General Registrar for the City of Lynchburg.  Ms. Gibbons will begin training for this position on June 1 with the Interim Registrar, Carolyn Sherayko.

    On Tuesday, May 29 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., the Department of Motor Vehicles’ mobile office, DMV Connect, will be set up in City Hall, 900 Church Street, in the Council Chamber located on the first floor.

    On Friday, June 1 at 11:00 a.m., the Lynchburg Public Library, 2315 Memorial Avenue, will host a morning of group painting and lemonade. Susan McDaniel, a Campbell County artist, will lead the painting.

    The event will take place in the Community Meeting Room and is free and open to the public. Doors open at 10:45 a.m.

    After a search, Lynchburg City Manager Bonnie Svrcek has appointed Reid Wodicka to the position of Deputy City Manager. Wodicka currently serves Bedford County as its Deputy County Administrator. He will begin his duties with Lynchburg June 13, 2018.