Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176


May 9, 2013


LYNCHBURG –The bridge work on Candler’s Mountain Road in Lynchburg is coming to an end and motorists will encounter several changes in the coming weeks. 

It is anticipated that both westbound lanes of the bridge and the left turn lane into River Ridge Mall will be open to traffic by Friday, May 17.

The westbound lanes of Candler’s Mountain Road, including the ramps from Route 460/501 and Liberty University and a portion of Mayflower Drive and the Mayflower Drive intersection will be closed during the following timeframes:

  • 8:00 p.m., Sunday, May 19 to 5:30 a.m., Monday May 20
  • 9:00 p.m., Monday, May 20 to 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 21
  • 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 to 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 22
  • 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22 to 5:30 a.m., Thursday, May 23
  • 9:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23 to 5:30 a.m., Friday, May 24

Crews will be doing milling and paving along a portion of Mayflower Drive, the Mayflower/Candler’s Mountain Road intersection, and across the bridge. 

Signs and other traffic control devices will be in place to alert motorists to these operations. Alternate routes are available. 



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