New Road Construction & Detours Start Monday in Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA - You can expect to see more road construction in the Hill City starting Monday.

Construction on the Wards Road Bridge is set to begin this week and go until October 18. Crews will be working between the 2100 block and 2300 block of Wards Road, which is by the Candlers Mountain Road intersection.

One lane each way will be closed, and officials say you should expect delays.

A section of James Street will be completely closed also starting Monday. The road work will be from Carroll Avenue to Stadium Road for the next eight weeks.

There will be a detour on Stadium Road and another for drivers exiting the Lynchburg Expressway.