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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. 


(Parking will be removed from these streets; 
Please watch for posted "No Stopping" signs and avoid parking on certain streets)

When Weather Permits
  1. Hampton Blvd. (between the bridge and Baker Street  southbound (nighttime)
  2. Newtown Road (between Kempsville Road and Center Drive)


Brambleton AvenueThrough mid March watch for 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. 

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 April, 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.


Colley Avenue — Colley Avenue southbound between Spotswood Avenue and Shirley Avenue will be closed to all traffic for emergency sewer line repairs.  Motorists will be detoured to Colonial Avenue via 21st Street and Princess Anne Road.  

Hampton Boulevard 
Through late January,  watch for curb and center lane closures southbound on Hampton Boulevard between Terminal Boulevard and the Hampton Boulevard bridge for utility work.  Watch for milling and paving overnight starting late October through mid-November.

N. Military HighwayThrough 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

Northampton BoulevardWatch for alternating lane closures eastbound on Northampton Boulevard between Kempsville Road and I-64 for interchange and utility work through January.

Pleasant AvenueThrough late April, 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 arrive between Brambleton Avenue and City Hall Avenue for utility work by Virginia Natural Gas through 

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 mid February. 

Virginia Natural Gas Projects will affect the following streets with intermittent lane closures: Atlans Street, Beachview Street, Bellamy Avenue, 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, Green View Lane, Hastings Street, Hyde Park Road, Kinsley Lane, Lindale Lane, London Street, Maplewood Avenue, Mona Drive, Modoc Avenue, N Beachview Street, Newport Avenue, Newport Crescent, Oak Park Avenue, Old Ocean View Road, Pinedale Street, Pineview Avenue, Plymouth Street, Pythian Avenue, Poppy Court, Ridgely Point, Ridgeley Road, Short Street, South Main Street, South Ridgely Road, South River Road, Warwick Avenue, West Belvedere Road, Woodford Street, and Woronoca Avenue


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. For more information contact the Department of Public Works at 664-6510.

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.