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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.



(Parking will be removed from these streets;  Please watch for posted "No Stopping" signs and avoid parking in these areas.)
  • Microsurfacing 
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Bank StreetWatch for full west sidewalk closure of Bank Street from the Fountain Park garage exit to Main Street through early August.  Pedestrian access on the west side of Bank Street will not be affected. 

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 Fall, watch for sidewalk detours across Granby Street near City Hall Avenue during installation of a future guest drop off and pickup area 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.

Kempsville Road—Watch for nightly closure of Kempsville Road between Newtown Road and Center Drive for interstate bridge building activity from 7 p.m. 5 VDOT's contractor.  
Kimball Terrace and Westminster AvenueThrough late July, portions of Kimball Terrace and Victoria Avenue will be closed to all traffic for phased sanitary sewer and water infrastructure improvements.  The posted restriction of no trucks over 1.5 tons and a construction zone speed limit of 15 mph will be strictly enforced.  Police will assist with traffic control. 

Monticello Avenue—Through mid-September, a section of Monticello Avenue between 14th Street and 16th Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction as part of a multi-phased water and sanitary sewer replacement project.  Motorists are encouraged to use Granby Street, Armistead Avenue,  and Church Street as alternate routes. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained.  
Project Information:

Virginia Natural Gas Projects will affect the following streets with intermittent lane closures: Atlans Street, Beachview Street, Bellamy Avenue,  Berkley Avenue, Berkley Avenue Extension, 10th Bay Street,  11th Bay Street, 12th Bay Street,  13th Bay Street, 14th Bay Street, 15th Bay Street, 16th Bay Street, 17th Bay Street, 18th Bay Street, 19th Bay Street, 20th Bay Street, 21st Bay Street, 2nd Bay Street, 3rd, Bay Street, 4th Bay Street, 5th Bay Street, 6th Bay Street, 7th Bay Street, 8th Bay Street, 9th Bay Street, Argyle Avenue, Armistead Avenue, Bayside Avenue, Blandford, Circle, Caliente Street, Cloncurry Road,  Commonwealth Avenue, Cortlandt Place,  Daniel Avenue, Darden Street, Dunning Road,  E Ocean View Avenue, E Ocean View Avenue, E Princess Anne Road,  E  Beach Drive,  E  Little Creek Road,  Gleneagles Road,  Granby Street, Hacienda Street, Hampton Boulevard,  Inlet Road, Kersey Avenue, Kingston Avenue, Lamesa Avenue, Maury Arch  McNeal Avenue, Milson Avenue, N  Shore Road,  Nansemond Bay Street, North Military Highway,  North View Boulevard,  Norvella Avenue, Norview Avenue, Orange Avenue, Parkview Avenue, Pleasant Avenue, Pleasant Avenue, Pretty Lake Avenue, Pretty Lake Avenue, Ransom Road,  Redwing Avenue, Rugosa Rose Court,  Runnymede Road, Sewell’s Point Road,  Shirland Avenue, Shore  Drive, Sigmon Street, Sloane Street, Stafford Street, Trouville Avenue, Turner Road,  W Gilpin Avenue, W  Little Creek Road, Whit Avenue, Wisteria Place 

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.