Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

Road Closures and Possible Traffic Delays

The following roads in the City of Suffolk will have closures that could cause delays, Friday, May 25, 2018, due to construction and maintenance projects.

New Projects:

(Bridge Road) – A contractor will be working off the road on Bridge Road at Walden Road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(East Constance Road) – A contractor will have a shoulder closure in the 500 block of East Constance Road from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(North Broad Street) – A contractor will have the eastbound lane closed on the North Broad Street bridge with a detour from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

(Portsmouth Boulevard and Everets Road) – A contractor will be performing bridge inspections on Portsmouth Boulevard over Shingle Creek and Everets Road over Western Branch Reservoir from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Upcoming Projects:

(12th Street) – A contractor will have 12th Street closed between East Washington Street and Freeney Avenue with a detour in place from 12 p.m., May 29 to 4 p.m., June 1.

Ongoing Projects: 

(Red Oak Lane) – Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations will have Red Oak Lane closed to thru traffic for a storm water pipe replacement. Work will take place Monday thru Saturday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and is expected to be complete May 31, weather permitting. Accommodations will be made for residents.

(Old College Drive) – A contractor will be installing storm water piping and will have Old College Drive closed between Magnolia Drive and Camelia Drive, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., until May 25.

(West Constance Road) – A contractor will be installing gas lines on West Constance Road between Holland Road and Main Street. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and will require periodic lane closures.

(Old Somerton Road) – A contractor will have a flagging operation on Old Somerton Road from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The water line installation in this area will continue through July 2018.

(Longstreet Lane) – Longstreet Lane is closed at the bridge over Somerton Creek, between Pittmantown Road and Butler Drive, for bridge repair. Suffolk Department of Public Works Operations anticipates a June 2018 opening.

(Hobson Water Main Extension Project) - A contractor will be installing a water main in the Hobson neighborhood to include Sawmill Point Road, Hudgins Circle and Macedonia Avenue.  Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood. All work is expected to be completed in June 2018.

(College Drive and Harbour View Boulevard) – A contractor will have a new roundabout pattern in place at the intersection of Harbour View Boulevard and College Drive. The contractor will be conducting construction activities inside the roundabout center as well as off to the sides of the road from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(Oak Ridge Neighborhood) – A contractor will be installing an 8" water line in the Oak Ridge neighborhood.  Work will be intermittent and require lane closures throughout the neighborhood and is expected to continue through July 2018.

(Nansemond Parkway) – The Nansemond Roadway Expansion Project continues on Nansemond Parkway between Shoulders Hill Road and the Chesapeake City line.  Work in this area will require periodic eastbound and westbound shoulder and/or lane closures