Starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, traffic at the intersection of Virginia Beach Boulevard and Great Neck Road will be impacted while a repair is made to a 16-inch water main. To facilitate repairs, the following will be in effect:
Westbound traffic on Virginia Beach Boulevard will be reduced to two through lanes. Left and right turning movements will be allowed.
Eastbound traffic on Virginia Beach Boulevard will be reduced to one left lane turning movement. Through lanes and left and right turning movements will be allowed.
Southbound traffic on Great Neck Road will be reduced to one through lane. Left and right turning movements will be allowed.
Northbound traffic on Great Neck Road will be restricted to no left turning movements. Through lanes and right turning movements will be allowed.
There will be significant traffic congestion in and around the intersection that will cause traffic disruption and delays. Morning and afternoon rush hour traffic should expect delays in excess of 10 minutes. Motorists should consider using alternate routes while the water main is being repaired. Possible routes include: First Colonial Road, Potters Road, International Parkway and Lynnhaven Parkway.
Police officers will be on the scene to help direct traffic. Advanced warning signs will be posted beginning today advising motorists of the temporary traffic patterns.
Weather permitting, repairs are expected to be completed by 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21. For additional information, please contact James M. Cherry, Utility Engineer at (757) 650-5058.
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