LNM: AICW MM 12, Great Bridge Bridge Closed to Navigation, 4-6 PM, 8-10 PM, Dec 2, Great Bridge, VA
With a closed vertical clearance of 8.5ft, the Great Bridge, VA, bascule bridge crosses the Waterway just south of the Great Bridge Lock.
VA – NORFOLK HARBOR AND ELIZABETH RIVER-ALBEMARLE AND CHESAPEAKE CANAL – TEMPORARY BRIDGE – DEVIATION
Mariners are advised the S168 (Great Bridge) Bridge, over Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), South Branch of the Elizabeth River to the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal, mile 12.0, at Chesapeake, VA, will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate increased volumes of spectators that will be participating in the Annual Chesapeake Rotary Christmas Parade. The bridge will remain in the closed position from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Saturday, December 2, 2023. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. At all other times, the drawbridge will operate in accordance with the operating regulations set out in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.997(g). Mariners should adjust their transits accordingly and should use caution when transiting the area.
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