Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Lynchburg starting Friday

by Sherese Gore, originally posted on July 7, 2016


The City of Lynchburg has announced a boil water advisory for residents along U.S. 460 east of Campbell Avenue and areas of Tyreeanna and Pleasant Valley beginning at 8 p.m. Friday.

Water service in the impacted areas will be disrupted Friday and Saturday to complete the re-location of a waterline as part of U.S. 460 access management roadwork by the Virginia De-partment of Transportation.

Customers in the impacted areas will be without water generally between 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights. According to a city news release, the boil water advisory will begin at 8 p.m. Friday and will remain in effect “until such time water testing has been performed and the water is declared safe to consume — usually 48 hours after completion of the waterline work.”

Written notice will be distributed to affected residents at least 24 hours before work begins. The release notes unforeseen extensions of service outage time may be required at which point city customers will be notified “as quickly as possible should this occur.”

The affected areas include: Pleasant Valley, Tyreeanna and along U.S. 460 east of the Campbell Avenue interchange. Streets include Poston Street, Holcomb Path Road, Rockwell Road, Kavanaugh Road, Aultice Lane, Carnell Lane, Tyreeanna Road, Pleasant Valley Road, Statham Lane, Turner Lane, Spinoza Circle, Nickerson Road, Channie Lane, and Concord Turnpike from the Lynchburg Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant east to U.S. 460.

For more information, call the Department of Water Resources at (434) 455-4250.


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