Lynchburg Langhorne Road Bridge renovation and Blackwater Trail extension projects begins in December

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Two highly anticipated renovation projects break ground in December in Lynchburg. (PHOTO: Courtesy Lynchburg Park and Recreation)

(PHOTO: Courtesy Lynchburg Park and Recreation)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Two highly anticipated renovation projects break ground in December in Lynchburg.

The contractor, Coleman-Adams Construction, Inc. for the Langhorne Road Bridge renovation and Blackwater Creek Trail extension project has begun to set up equipment and their mobile office for the work today.

The project includes the stabilization and renovation of the abandoned Langhorne Road railway trestle and a continuation of the Blackwater Creek Trail bikeway from its ending at Langhorne Road to Linkhorne Middle School.

The project, funded primarily by the Virginia Department of Transportation costs $1.96 million.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for Dec. 5 to launch the construction, which is expected to be completed by November 2020.

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