LYNCHBURG PUBLIC WORKS
VDOT, Lynchburg Public Works departments prepare for icy conditions
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – VDOT and Lynchburg Public Works departments prepared crews and equipment for the icy conditions Thursday. She said crews would be treating roadways through the evening and urged motorists to stay home. Clay Simmons, deputy director of Lynchburg Public Works, said they’re on 12-hour shifts. We’re expecting our first shift callout tonight for our first shift at about 8 p.m.,” Simmons said. AdThey want to try and keep primary and secondary roadways open and passable as much as possible.
Weekend storm brings down trees, power lines in Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG, Va. - A week of heat came to a crashing halt in Lynchburg when serious storms caused damage throughout the city. Lynchburg Public Works officials said there were up to 25 places in the city where fallen trees blocked off roads Sunday evening. Some trees also brought down power lines, which left some residents without power. The city says utility companies will have to clean up utility lines before trees can be removed. Lynchburg Public Works officials say the city called in extra workers to help clear the streets as quickly as they could.