lynchburg logo - important announcementsBeginning Tuesday, April 14th and continuing through September 2016, the Kemper Street Bridge over Route 29 will be closed in order to accommodate structural repair work and interchange improvements. A detour route will be in place, and motorists should follow all signage alerting them to a new traffic pattern. Traffic delays are to be expected in the area, and emergency vehicles will not have access once the bridge is closed.