Two-way conversion of Church Street in Lynchburg delayed due to weather; work to continue ahead of next Friday’s changeover

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – A busy intersection in downtown Lynchburg will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday afternoon as a traffic signal is slated to be installed.

This installation of the traffic signal will take place at the intersection of Church and Fifth Streets and is part of the conversion to two-way traffic on Church Street which is expected to occur on Friday, Oct. 15 – one week later than planned, courtesy of inclement weather that has delayed the final phase of the project.

Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic while the signal is being installed.

Drivers can expect delays when traveling in this area.

Starting on Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 15, center-line striping and striping for parking spaces will take place on Church Street. Drivers can expect delays in this area while work is being performed as one lane of traffic will be blocked off.

Parking spaces will be sectioned off between Fifth and Washington Streets on the north side for ht line painting. After that, contractors will move to the south side.

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