Campostella Bridge Rehabilitation

Project Information 

This project will repair the Campostella Bridge’s key structural deck components, install a new latex modified concrete overlay, and apply weatherproofing to deck elements. 

The scope of work will consist of structural repairs to the expansion joints, structural repairs to the curb, sidewalk and railing, new latex modified concrete deck overlay, and new reflective lane markings. 

Construction began November 6, 2023. 

Traffic Management

Construction will take place Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Off-duty police and flaggers may assist with traffic.

Motorists should expect alternating lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages.

Alternating lane closures and traffic shifts will remain in place 24/7.

Traffic lanes approaching the bridge will taper and merge.

Phase 1 (Duration approximately 3 months): Inside lanes on northbound and southbound bridges closed. Outside lanes on northbound and southbound bridges open.

Phase 2a (Duration approximately 6 months): Northbound bridge closed. One lane northbound and two lanes southbound on southbound bridge open.

Phase 2b (Duration approximately 6 months): Southbound bridge closed. Two lanes northbound and one lane southbound on northbound bridge open.

Public Notifications

Message boards will be displayed announcing traffic pattern changes ahead of time.

Public outreach began Spring 2023. Traffic pattern changes and major activities will be announced on this webpage, NextDoor, by email to nearby civic leagues/Southside Taskforce, and via the project update e-mail list. Surrounding residences and businesses received two mailers via USPS. A press release will also precede the start of construction. 

To receive e-mail updates about this project, send a request to paul.britton@norfolk.gov.

For more details, see the Project Information Sheet (PDF)

Campostella Bridge Rehabilitation

Project Updates


Critical project updates will be located here. Please check back regularly to stay up-to-date!

To receive e-mail updates about this project, send a request to paul.britton@norfolk.gov.