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Road and Lane Closure Report for the City of Norfolk
See all construction activity lane and road closures on a searchable map.

This report includes high impact, new and ongoing road and lane closures in the Downtown area and throughout the city. Unless otherwise indicated, pedestrian access will be maintained. These closures are a result of permits issued and coordinated by the Right-of-Way Management Division and are subject to change. 


SPECIAL EVENTS
(pending)

  RESURFACING
(Parking will be removed from these streets;  Please watch for posted "No Stopping" signs and avoid parking in these areas.)

August
  1. Newtown Road between Greenwich Road (VB) and Kempsville Road/Princess Anne Road (VB)
  2. Osborne Road (north of Maple Avenue)
  3. Ballentine Boulevard between Chesapeake Boulevard and Virginia Beach Boulevard 
  4. Virginia Beach Boulevard between Ballentine Boulevard and Scott Street 
  5. Cromwell Road between WillowWood Drive and Tidewater Drive
  6. Lesner Avenue
  7. W. Olney Road/Virginia Beach Boulevard, and Duke Street (triangle)
  8. Northampton Boulevard between I-64 entrance/exit to USAA Drive (night work)
September/October
  1. Chelsea Business District
  2. Downtown Norfolk (Boush Street, Granby Street, City Hall Avenue, Saint Pauls Boulevard, Plume Street, Freemason Street)

SPECIAL NOTICE
Chesapeake has closed the deteriorating 22nd Street bridge that connects South Norfolk to Norfolk.  The detour is primarily in Norfolk. Motorists are advised to use Berkley Avenue Extended and Liberty Street to Wilson Road and Obendorfer Road for the detour.

DOWNTOWN

Brambleton AvenueThrough early Fall, watch for daytime, nighttime and weekend lane closures from 6:30 p.m. - 5 a.m. along Brambleton Avenue between Boush Street and Saint Paul's Boulevard for roadway, sidewalk, and signal improvements. 

City Hall Avenue —Through mid September, watch for night closure of City Hall Avenue between Granby Street and Randolph Street for utility work by Dominion Energy and Virginia Natural Gas. Access to the City Hall Avenue garage will be maintained. Motorists are encouraged to use Waterside Drive and Brambleton Avenue as alternate routes. 

Downtown Streets—Through late December, there will be intermittent lane closures on downtown streets during off-peak hours for work in manholes by Dominion Virginia Power.

Granby StreetThrough late August, watch for sidewalk detours into the parking lane with a protective barrier southbound on Granby Street near City Hall Avenue during renovations at two adjacent buildings.


 CITYWIDE


E. Little Creek RoadFrom Wednesday, August 22  through Thursday, August 31, watch for closure of two lanes westbound on E. Little Creek Road between Old Ocean View Road and Tidewater Drive for building demolition in support of a new Cookout Restaurant at the location


N. Military Highway
Through Summer 2018, watch for temporary lane reductions on N. Military Highway between Lowery Road and Robin Hood Road, and on E. Princess Anne Road/Northampton Boulevard between Kilmer Lane and Kempsville Road/USAA Drive for the 
Military Hwy Continuous Flow Intersection project

Newtown Road— Newtown Road southbound under I-264 will be closed weeknights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for eight weeks. Currently, there is a left lane closure on Newtown Road south at I-264 as part of the I-64/Witchduck Interchange Improvements project. Full closures of Newtown Road south will occur weeknights through the beginning of October. There will be some full weekend closures from 7 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday but those closures will be announced in advance.
 
Signed detours will be in place:
  1.  I-264 west traffic using Exit 15 to Newtown Road:
  2. Traffic will take Exit 14A ((I-64 E/Chesapeake/Suffolk)
  3. Merge onto I-64 E
  4. Take Exit 284 B (Newtown Road)
  5. Merge onto I-264 E and take Exit 15 (Newtown Road).
  6. Newtown Road south before I-264 overpass:
  7. Traffic will turn right onto Center Drive
  8. Take left onto Kempsville Road to Newtown Road

View www.i64i264improvements.org for more detail on the I-64/264 projects.


Pleasant AvenueThrough late June watch for full closures along Pleasant Avenue with detours between 11th Bay Street and 19th Bay Street for water and sewer replacement by Norfolk Utilities

Tidewater Drive Watch for daytime lane closures north and southbound on Tidewater Drive between Brambleton Avenue and City Hall Avenue for utility work by Virginia Natural Gas through late Summer.  

Virginia Beach BoulevardWatch for parking and vehicle lane closures along E. Virginia Beach Boulevard between Monticello Avenue and Tidewater Drive for utility work by Virginia Natural Gas through late Summer.


Virginia Natural Gas Projects will affect the following streets with intermittent lane closures: Atlans Street, Beachview Street, Bellamy Avenue, Berkley Avenue Extended, Blake Road, Brighton Street, Calla Avenue, Carlton Court, Chapin Street, Chesapeake Blvd., Creamer Road, Dominion Avenue, Devon Street,  Dudley Avenue, Dune Street, E Bayview Blvd., E Chester Street, Earl Street,  Fisherman's Road,  E Gilpin Avenue, E Leicester Avenue, E Little Creek Road, E Ocean View Ave., Elm View Avenue, Euwanee Place, Farrell Street, Granby Street, Green View Lane, Hastings Street, Hyde Park Road, Ingleside Road, Kinsley Lane, Lindale Lane, London Street, Maplewood Avenue, Mona Drive, Modoc Avenue, Omohundro Avenue, N Beachview Street, Newport Avenue, Newport Crescent, Oak Grove Avenue, Oak Park Avenue, Old Ocean View Road, Pinedale Street, Pineview Avenue, Plymouth Street, E. Princess Anne Road, Poppy Court, Pythian Avenue,  Ridgely Point, Ridgeley Road,  Short Street, South Main Street, South Ridgely Road, South River Road, Stafford Street, Warwick Avenue, West Belvedere Road, Woodford Street, and Woronoca Avenue


SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

The W. Ocean View Avenue flyover has re-opened to vehicles that weigh less than 16 tons only.  Vehicles 16 tons and over must follow the posted detour. Details follow:

Vehicles that can access the flyover under this weight restriction include:

  • Cars/Vans/SUVs/Light Trucks
  • Small Commercial/Panel Trucks
  • School Buses and HRT/Charter Buses under 16 tons
  • Emergency Vehicles under 16 tons

Vehicles 16 tons and over should continue south on Tidewater Drive and turn left onto Mason Creek Road to arrive at W. Ocean View Avenue.  Vehicles that are prohibited from using the flyover include:

  • Tractor-Trailers
  • Garbage Trucks
  • Fire Trucks
  • HRT and Charter Buses over 16 tons

Concrete barriers are in place to restrict all traffic over the center sections of the bridge. 


The City of
Norfolk has a 24-hour hotline to address construction concerns at (757) 664-7220. For a map of all permitted roadway construction activity, visit the city’s
Construction Activity Map.  While the best effort is made to include all major construction and special event activity, the City of Norfolk provides this data as a public service for convenience purposes only. Reliance upon the accuracy or completeness of this data contained herein is at the user’s risk. The City of Norfolk makes no warranty that the data will be provided in real-time or that the data will be free of errors as the data is subject to change at any time.  In no event shall the City of Norfolk be liable for any damages, claim, or loss incurred by any user.