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Posted on: March 1, 2024

Riverfront Park Improvement Project - Construction to Begin Week of March 4

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Lynchburg City Council appropriated funding for improvements to Riverfront Park to realize the vision set forth in the City’s master plans for Downtown. These improvements will include an amphitheater, a playground, public restrooms, fencing, lighting and...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 29, 2024

Temporary Lane Closure on Portion of Campbell Avenue (Mar. 4)

On Monday, March 4, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., a temporary lane closure will occur in the vicinity of 3536 Campbell Avenue to accommodate maintenance work by Columbia Gas. A flagging operation will be in place as needed.Motorists should expect minor...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 28, 2024

College Lake Dam Removal Operation Update

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Beginning Thursday, February 29 and continuing through Friday, March 1 (working uninterrupted for approximately 30 hours), English Construction, Lynchburg Water Resources’  contractor for the College Lake Dam Removal Project, will insta...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 27, 2024

Real Estate Tax Installment #3 Due March 15

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Real estate property owners are reminded that the third installment for real estate taxes is due by Friday, March 15, 2024. NOTE: A 10% penalty will be assessed if the March 15 deadline is not met. If you have not received a real estate tax bill ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Lynchburg City Council Meeting Adjustments

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In order to accommodate the fiscal year (FY) 2025 budget calendar, Lynchburg City Council will make the following adjustments to its meeting schedule: Tuesday, March 19Special called meeting for the purpose of conducting a budget work session and...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Morgan Street Waterline Replacement Project (Begins Feb. 26)

Beginning the week of February 26, and continuing for approximately three months,  7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays only and weather permitting, Mid-State Construction Company, a contractor for Lynchburg Water Resources, will replace abou...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 13, 2024

City of Lynchburg’s International Festival Seeking Volunteers, Vendors, Entertainment, Sponsorship

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The Seventh Annual International Festival will take place Saturday, May 4 at City Stadium, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and the festival committee is currently seeking volunteers, vendors, food vendors, entertainment and sponsorship for this free, family-frien...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Stop Signs Temporarily Replacing Signal Pole at Intersection of Wards Rd. & Glass Ave.

The signal pole located at the intersection of Wards Road and Glass Avenue (and at the entrance/exit of River Ridge Mall) was recently damaged and had to be removed due to an automobile accident. Stop signs have been placed at Glass Avenue and at the Ward...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Temporary Lane Closures for Shentel Work (Feb. 12 - May 31)

Beginning Monday, February 12 and continuing through Friday, May 31, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., seven days a week and weather permitting, temporary lane closures will occur at the following locations to accommodate Shentel crews performing aerial, trenching a...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Lynchburg Water Resources Will Celebrate World Water Day w/ Free Tours of Treatment Plants (Mar. 22)

Friday, March 22 is World Water Day, and Lynchburg Water Resources will celebrate by hosting free tours of the College Hill Water Treatment Plant (525 Taylor Street) and the Lynchburg Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility (2301 Concord Turnpike). Tour...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Billings & Collections Office, Teller Windows & Utility Billing to Temporarily Close

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Beginning Monday, February 5 and continuing for approximately three months, the City of Lynchburg’s Division of Billings and Collections office, teller windows and Utility Billing, located in the main lobby of City Hall, 900 Church Street will temporarily...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Greenway Park Daffodil Project

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The City of Lynchburg’s Public Works Department has a team of dedicated professionals who ensure areas around the city are accessible, neat in appearance and appealing to the public’s eye. A recent project along the Lynchburg Expressway is just one of the...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Change in Start Time for Lynchburg City Council Meetings

Last year, Lynchburg City Council changed their rules of procedure to start formal sessions at 7:00 p.m. beginning in 2024.Effective with the Lynchburg City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 9, the start times for City Council meetings will change from ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Update on Repairs to John Lynch Bridge

Several years ago, a portion of the John Lynch Bridge was plated for safety after a joint in the bridge failed. The full repair to the bridge was then seriously delayed due to authorizations required by the railroad for the City of Lynchburg’s P...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Lynchburg Water Resources Creating Lead Service Line Inventory and Replacement Plan

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Lynchburg Water Resources, as part of its Lead Service Line Inventory Program, will begin investigating the material of water service lines at randomly selected properties in the City of Lynchburg with the goal of identifying and eliminating service lines...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 15, 2023

International Nuclear Energy Leader to Expand Facility in Lynchburg

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Framatome to invest $49.4 million in Lynchburg facility, creating 515 new jobs

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy, will invest $49.4 million to expand, modernize, and enhance its facilities in ...

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Communications & Public Engagement
Posted on: December 13, 2023

City of Lynchburg Launches Budget Engagement Tools Ahead of FY 2025 Budget Development

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The City of Lynchburg has launched a new, interactive way to provide input on the City’s budgeting priorities ahead of the development of the FY 2025 City budget.

Every year, City staff work to develop a balanced budget and community input is vital to this...

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