Tree Removal on Holland Road, Dec. 6

Drivers May Experience Slight Delays

Friday, December 04, 2020

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On Sunday, December 6, 2020, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation's Park and Landscape Services tree team will be removing pear trees on Holland Road, between Lynnhaven Parkway and South Plaza Trail. The work will require a westbound left lane closure between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The Pear Tree Removal & Replacement Program is an ongoing commitment to remove and replace pear trees in medians on major roadways because they exhibit weak branch structure, are prone to unpredictable failure, and have proven to be invasive in the Hampton Roads area. The trees will be replaced between December and January with a variety of species to promote diversity and enhance the Virginia Beach tree canopy.  

For additional information, contact Park and Landscape Services at 757-385-4461. To learn more about our urban tree canopy and Urban Forest Management Plan, visit 

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Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation strives to promote healthy lifestyles and protect the City's coastal environment, as well as to ensure all residents – regardless of their physical, social and economic circumstances – can access Parks & Recreation programs. The department's vision is to be the national leader in providing enriching and memorable lifelong experiences. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, visit or call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 757-711 Virginia Relay). Sign up for Parks & Rec email newsletters at Find us on Facebook at



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