VA: AIWW Mile 3.6, Jordan Lift Bridge Span Removal, Waterway Closure
PORTSMOUTH, VA - The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads is closing the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of the Jordan Bridge at 5:30 am May 3, as the City of Chesapeake, VA, removes the bridge's lift span.
The waterway will be closed for up to 72-hours, until the removal is complete, from the Belt Line Bridge to the Norfolk and Western Portsmouth Chesapeake Railroad ridge.
No vessel traffic will be permitted to transit in this area without prior consent from the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
For more information contact the Sector Hampton Roads Command Center 757-668-5555.
In addition, on May 10, 2009 the Norfolk & Southern Railroad Bridge will be closed for 24 hours.