UPDATE: The utility work for Northampton Blvd. has been POSTPONED, so the westbound lanes of Northampton Boulevard will be OPEN this evening, not closed. The work is being re-scheduled for another time.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Norfolk to Close Two Lanes of Northampton Boulevard on Friday for Utility Work - Postponed! 

The City of Norfolk will be closing the two westbound lanes of Northampton Boulevard beginning Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 7 p.m.  Crews will be performing utility work that will require closing two lanes at a time of westbound Northampton Boulevard just west of Wesleyan Drive.​

Extensive traffic delays are expected, especially for drivers attempting to access Interstate 64.   Drivers are advised to consider taking Independence Boulevard to I-264 West as an alternate to access I-64.

Work will begin Thursday evening and is expected to continue through Monday, November 14.   Construction crews are expected to work around the clock to get the work completed as quickly as possible. Message boards are in place advising drivers of the upcoming construction activity and delays.

Please contact the Norfolk Construction Hot Line at (757) 664-7220 for further information. Staff is available 24 hours a day to answer questions. Media contact is Lori Crouch at (757) 646-5381.​