Public Works Announces Traffic Signal Work to Begin on Atlantic Avenue

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that signal construction work will begin on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the intersection of 17th Street and Atlantic Avenue.  Work will be from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day, excluding weekends and special events.

There will be a temporary lane closure on 17th Street and Atlantic Avenue.  The 17th Street lane closure will be for left turns and through traffic at the intersection.

The Atlantic Avenue lane closure will be for both northbound and southbound.  Left turns and through traffic for both will be restricted.

The work is likely to produce some traffic delays, congestion, and some construction noise. Advanced warning signs will be clearly posted advising motorists of lane closures.

Citizens are urged to use alternate traffic routes whenever possible.

All scheduled work is weather permitting, and is expected to be completed by Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Highway Electric is the contractor.  For additional information please contact Tulsa Sturges with Highway Electric at (757-353-9175), or William Morgan with Public Works Operations at (757) 738-4119.