Water line installation scheduled for portion of Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg this week

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Work on the water lines begins Monday, impacting parts of Lynchburg.

Work on the water lines begins Monday, impacting parts of Lynchburg. (PHOTO: Courtesy MGN.)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — From now through Friday, Lynchburg motorists may notice crews working to install water line piping along Lakeside Drive.

According to the City of Lynchburg, contractors will be installing the water line piping along the westbound lane of Lakeside Drive — west of the bridge over Blackwater Creek — between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from Monday, Nov. 29 through Friday, Dec. 3.

City officials say the work is proceeding in conjunction with the “Lakeside Drive Bridge Over Blackwater Creek Project.”

Traffic shifts will reportedly be used in the area to keep traffic continually flowing during the installation operations. However, emergency vehicles will have access at all times.  

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