Waterline break affects traffic on Route 460 in Lynchburg

Some residents may see discolored water

By Heather Butterworth - Digital Content Producer

LYNCHBURG, Va. - 10:30 a.m. UPDATE

Water has been restored, but one eastbound lane of Route 460 remains closed. 

Residents in the area may have discolored water. If this happens, run cold water for several minutes. Do not run hot water until after the water is clear. 

If the discoloration persists, please call the Department of Water Resources at (434) 455-4252.  

7 a.m. UPDATE 

One eastbound lane is now open. 


A waterline break is causing a traffic issue on Route 460 in Lynchburg Wednesday morning. 

Both lanes of Route 460 East are closed from Campbell Ave. to Holcomb Path Road. Crews are working to get those lanes reopened by 7 a.m. 

Water is shut off to Templeton's Market. Residents in that area may have discolored water or possible service interruptions. 

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