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What's News Today (WSLS 10)

Work begins today on the more than $3 million project to replace the Link Road Bridge in Lynchburg.

For the next 8 months, drivers will need to take a different route and can expect minor delays.

Crews will be widening and lengthening the bridge as well as adding a sidewalk.

Weather permitting, work will go from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week. It’s expected to be complete by Aug. 8.

The Danville transit system will offer same-day service starting today for all of its reservations based operations.

This includes Reserve A Ride, Handivan operation and the Senior Transportation Program.

Same day service runs from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Passengers can go here to complete an online reservation form.