Short-Term Road Closures Scheduled for Shore Drive Next Week

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that there will be short-term road closures on Shore Drive at the Lesner Bridge next week in order to move the gantry and heavy equipment for construction of the eastbound lane of the bridge project.

The closures will be conducted over three nights: Monday, June 19; Tuesday, June 20; and Wednesday, June 21.  The short-term closures will take place between the hours of 12 midnight and 4 am, so as to disrupt as little traffic as possible.  The work will be completed and the road re-opened early Thursday morning.

NOTE:  One lane of the bridge will be kept open for use by emergency vehicles.  In the event that emergency vehicles need to cross the bridge during this time, work will be temporarily halted to let the emergency vehicles cross the bridge.  The detour route for all other vehicles during these dates and times is provided below.  The closures will be.

All work is weather permitting.

For additional information, please contact Chris Wojtowicz at (757) 385-5785 or cwojtowi@vbgov.com​.


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