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May 21, 2020
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES TO IMPACT BENJAMIN HARRISON BRIDGE IN CHARLES CITY, PRINCE GEORGE
~Drivers should use posted detour during work hours~
CHARLES CITY/PRINCE GEORGE – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has planned nightly closures of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge on Jordan Point Road (Route 156)/Roxbury Road (Route 106) in Charles City and Prince George counties for bridge work. Weather permitting, the bridge will be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 26-Wednesday, May 27.
The following detour will be in place during the overnight closures:
Northbound Route 156/106 – Take Jordan Point Road (Route 156) south to Route 10 west to I-295 north to Route 5 (Exit 22A) east back to Route 156/106.
Southbound Route 156/106 – Take Roxbury Road (Route 106) north to Route 5 west to I-295 south to Route 10 (Exit 15A) east back to Route 156/106.
Through travelers can use Interstates 295 and 64 or the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry as alternate routes to the Hampton Roads area.
The work is part of an ongoing fiber-optic cable enhancement project.
For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit http://www.511virginia.org.