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Road and Lane Closure Report for the City of Norfolk
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. 

See all construction activity, lane, and road closures on a searchable map.

(none pending)

(Parking will be removed from these streets;  Please watch for posted "No Stopping" signs and avoid parking in these areas.)
    • Colley Avenue: from Brambleton Avenue to 38th Street
    • Park Place Neighborhood


Waterside Drive to Close this Weekend for Demolition
and Permanent Removal of Pedestrian Bridge

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 22 through Monday, February 25 at 5 a.m., Waterside Drive between Saint Paul's Boulevard and Atlantic Street will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians for demolition and permanent removal of the elevated pedestrian bridge near Commercial Place. 

Motorists are encouraged to use Main Street, City Hall Avenue, and Brambleton Avenue via Saint Paul's Boulevard and Boush Street as alternate routes. Norfolk Police will assist with traffic.

Bank StreetWatch for full closure of Bank Street from the Fountain Park garage exit to Plume Street for utility work by Dominion Energy.  Vehicular traffic will be detoured to Commercial Place and Atlantic Street. Pedestrian access on the east side of Bank Street will not be affected. 

W. City Hall Avenue —Through early Summer, watch for a sidewalk detour of the north side of W. City Hall Avenue between Randolph Street and Granby Street during renovations at 201 Granby Street.

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 early Summer, watch for sidewalk detours into the parking lane with a protective barrier southbound on Granby Street near City Hall Avenue during renovations at 201 Granby Street.


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

Berkley Avenue Extension
Through Spring, watch for full closure of portions of Berkley Avenue Extension between Berkley Avenue and the railroad just east of Obendorfer Road for water and sewer replacement by Norfolk Utilities; Currently, Berkley Avenue between Grayson Street and Lancaster Street is closed to through traffic. Motorists are encouraged to use E. Liberty Street as an alternate route.
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 for more detail on the I-64/264 projects.

Virginia Natural Gas Projects will affect the following streets with intermittent lane closures: Atlans Street, Beachview Street, Bellamy Avenue,  Berkley Avenue, Berkley Avenue Extension, 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


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.