Wesleyan Drive to Close for Two Weekends in July

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Wesleyan Drive between Youlous Avenue and the entrance to Virginia Wesleyan College (College Drive) will be closed for construction for two weekends in July – weather permitting. 

Beginning Friday, July 13, at 8 pm, the road will be closed and will re-open on Monday, July 16, at 5:00 am.  It will be closed again on Friday, July 20, at 8 pm, and will reopen on Monday, July 23, at 5 am.  Motorists will be detoured to Baker Road and Northampton Boulevard respectively. 


Construction crews will be installing storm sewer as part of the Wesleyan Drive Improvements Project.  Signs will be posted in advance warning motorists of the closing. 


The Wesleyan Drive widening improvements is a construction project involving the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach for the portion of Wesleyan Drive between Northampton Boulevard (Norfolk) and Baker Road (Virginia Beach).


E.V. Williams, Inc. is the prime contractor for the project. 


To track the progress of this project, log-on to the City of Norfolk’s Public Works Project Improvement Dashboard at: http://www.norfolk.gov/publicworks/dashboard.asp;

or Virginia Beach’s Public Works’ Project Website at: http://cipstatus.vbgov.com/cipstatus/ProjectDetail.aspx?id=123   


Road closure information for this project will be listed in Norfolk’s weekly Road and Lane Closure Report at www.norfolk.gov.


For questions or additional information about the project, please contact Del Baker, the project manager with E.V. Williams, at (757) 420-1140.