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October 24, 2018

BRIDGE WORK TO CLOSE BENJAMIN HARRISON BRIDGE AT PRINCE GEORGE/CHARLES CITY LINE

Drivers should use posted detour during work and expect delays

   
   

Benjamin Harrison Bridge/Route 156 (Charles City/Prince George)Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will close the Benjamin Harrison Bridge for bridge work on

Update: The closure of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge is now  scheduled for tonight, October 30 from 8 p.m-6 a.m. Use the posted detour route during work hours.  

Sunday, October 28 and Monday, October 29 from 8 p.m.-6 a.m., weather permitting. The bridge is located over the James River at the Prince George/Charles City line and carries approximately 4,500 vehicles per day. 

Local drivers are encouraged to use the posted detour to avoid delays:

  • Take Jordan Point Road (Route 106/156) south to Route 10 west. Take Interstate 295 north to Route 5 (Exit 22A) back to Jordan Point Road (Route 106/156). 

Through travelers can use Interstates 295 and 64 or the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry as alternate routes to the Hampton Roads area. 

For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit http://www.511virginia.org

 

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