Construction Will Close Parts of Fifth Street in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA - Construction continues on Fifth Street in downtown Lynchburg.

Starting August 13, crews will be doing water line work at the intersection of Clay Street and Fifth and Court Street and Fifth from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Fifth Street will be closed to all traffic from Church Street to Madison Street. There will be detour signs in place, but city officials recommend that people use alternate routes if possible.

The project is expected to last about two weeks.