LNM: AICW MM 15.2, Repairs Underway, Centerville Turnpike Bridge, VA
With a closed vertical clearance of 4ft, the Centerville Turnpike Bridge crosses the Waterway at statue mile 15.2. With divers in the water, no-wake and a sharp watch is required.
VA – CHESAPEAKE – ALBEMARLE AND CHESAPEAKE CANAL
W. F. Magann Corporation, on behalf of the City of Chesapeake, will begin the repair of the Centerville Turnpike Bridge located on the Atlantic Coast Intracoastal Waterway – Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal (mile marker 15.2, 36° 43.417’N, 076° 11.183’W. Work is expected to be completed September 1, 2021. Work may be conducted 7 days a week from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m. during the scheduled rehabilitation, a crane barge, material barge, tugboat, work boats and divers will be near the bridge. During certain phases of the rehabilitation, the tugs, barges, work vessels and divers will reduce the horizontal clearance in the navigation span. Vessels that require the tugs, barges and work vessels to clear the navigation span should notify the project supervisor no less than one hour prior to navigation through the bridge. During dive operations within the navigational span, navigation will be on demand and vessels should notify the project foreman no less than one hour prior to navigation through the bridge.
Work vessels and supervisor can be reached on VHF-FM channel 13 or (757) 353-7480. In the event of an emergency, please contact Nick Scribner (757) 342-9510. Mariners are reminded to maintain a safe distance from the working vessels and barges and are asked to use extreme caution while navigating through the area. Chart 12206