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VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado - 3 PM

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado – 3 PM

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA As of 3 pm, most roads are now open across the Lynchburg District after the strong storms and possible tornadoes that occurred Sunday night. Two locations with significant damage, Route 130 in Amherst County and US 460 Business in Campbell County, are now open. VDOT is working to bring all signals back on […]

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

Amherst County, Virginia A line of severe storms spawning tornadoes across a large part of Central Virginia Sunday night is responsible for significant damage in Amherst County and The City of Lynchburg. The hardest his area in Amherst is in Elon. Above aerial video from WDBJ-7 Roanoke of the damage in Lynchburg. Additional coverage on […]

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : September 18-22, 2017

[ 0 ] September 12, 2017

Via VDOT LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Bus S over NS RR- Bridge deck overlay project with one 16’ lane. Est.comp. 12/15/17. Route 130 over Pedlar River- New bridge is […]

VDOT Projects Underway - Lynchburg District

VDOT Projects Underway – Lynchburg District

[ 0 ] March 6, 2017

LYNCHBURG Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 130 over Pedlar River- Bridge work; road closed. Detour to new construction/existing Rt. 635. Messages boards, signs and barriers in use. Est. comp. 11/27/17. Route 501/130 (Hunting Club […]

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

Former Nelson County Sheriff Pleads To Two Counts : Will Not Serve Jail Time (Via CBS-19 & WDBJ-7)

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Lynchburg, Virginia “A former Nelson County Sheriff has entered a plea that prosecutors say will effectively end his law enforcement career. According to WDBJ, David Brooks entered Alford pleas on Monday to malfeasance and illegally disseminating images of another person. An Alford plea means Brooks maintains his innocence while admitting there is enough evidence to […]

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Snow & Ice Storm

VDOT Prepares For Approaching Winter Snow & Ice Storm

[ 0 ] February 14, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge As Tommy has been mentioning in his recent weathercasts, a Winter Storm and an accompanying warning, are headed for the Blue Ridge area of Central Virginia late night Sunday into Monday and early Tuesday. A mix of snow, sleet & freezing rain are likely before the system ends. VDOT released the […]

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons' Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

Lynchburg: Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) Visits Waltons’ Fan Club Reunion Over Weekend

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

Lynchburg, Virginia For over 2 decades the Waltons International Fan Club has been holding their annual reunions. The fan club is 22 years old and was founded by Carolyn Grinnell after she met Earl Hamner (the series creator) and Michael Learned (Olivia Walton) at the cast reunion when the Waltons Mountain Museum opened in Schuyler. […]

Winter Weather Advisory  -  CANCELED

Winter Weather Advisory – CANCELED

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

Winter Weather Statement Statement as of 9:56 AM EDT on March 19, 2014 …Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled… The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory. Temperatures are slowly rising above freezing across the central Blue Ridge. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 11 AM EDT WEDNESDAY […]

Something You Don't See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg

Something You Don’t See Very Often : James River Frozen Near Lynchburg

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

Lynchburg, VA It’s not often you see the James River frozen over with some snow on top, but David Wilt of Lynchburg found just that. He snapped the photo above after touring the Devils Backbone Outpost in Lexington headed back home. Thankfully Tommy says we’ll be seeing temps not this cold in the coming days. […]

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT:  Icy Road Conditions Possible Early Friday Morning - 8AM Update

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT: Icy Road Conditions Possible Early Friday Morning – 8AM Update

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014

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