Sandbridge Road Closed at 7 p.m.

Irene #046 – 7 p.m.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Police will close Sandbridge Road to all eastbound traffic at 7 p.m.  No one will be allowed to enter the Sandbridge community because of dangerous conditions on the road and in the neighborhood. Westbound vehicles, however, will be allowed to leave the community. Anyone who leaves will not be allowed to return.


Previously, the city ordered a mandatory evacuation of Sandbridge by noon today. Earlier today, a tornado caused significant damage to four houses in the neighborhood.


The city will announce when the road is re-opened.


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:
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  • 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.

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