First Colonial Road Between Wolfsnare and Republic Roads is Closed

Irene #035 – 10:55 a.m.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Virginia Beach Police Department has blocked northbound First Colonial Road between Wolfsnare and Republic Roads due to low-hanging high-voltage power lines.  To access Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, motorists traveling from Shore Drive should take Great Neck Road to First Colonial Road.  Motorists traveling from Virginia Beach Boulevard should take Great Neck Road to Old Donation Parkway.


For the most up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Irene citizens are urged to stay tuned to local television and radio stations as well as the outlets listed below:  

  • City’s VBTV Channels: Cox Cable 46, 47 & 48 and Verizon Cable 45, 46 & 47 will display emergency information including our City operational status and facilities closure notices
  • Television Channels: WTKR 3, WAVY 10 and WVEC 13
  • Local radio stations
  • Social Media Sites:
  • Facebook -
  • Twitter -
  • Citizen Services: 311 (landlines within City limits) or 385-3111; provides the City’s current operating condition status and facilities closure notices; please do not call 911 unless you have an emergency.


                                                                                    # # #