[EXPIRED] LNM: NAV ALERT: North Landing Bridge Total Closures, May 15 and 16, 10 AM to 6 PM, VA AICW Statute Mile 20.2
North Landing Bridge has been under single span operation and electrical repairs due to flooding for a number of days. Fortunately, cruisers have early morning and evening daylight hours to work around these two total closures. The needed repairs have required flexibility on our part, so stay tuned for additional needed closures. See Emergency Repairs. Our thanks to Matt the Bridge Tender for this update.
Latest info about the North Landing Bridge from the US Army Corps of Engineer Norfolk Site
Matt – Gilmerton Bridge
The North Landing Bridge that spans the Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal in Chesapeake will temporarily close to vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 19 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers replaces an underwater electrical cable and makes other electrical and mechanical repairs to the bridge.
The bridge will close to navigation on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The bridge will be fully open to navigation between 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. during this time.
Motorists traveling north on Mount Pleasant Road in Chesapeake can detour around the bridge by using Centerville Turnpike to Elbow Road to Indian River Road, back to North Landing Road. The detour should be followed in reverse for motorists traveling south on North Landing Road in Virginia Beach.
Vessels traveling along the Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal can contact the North Landing Bridge operator on Marine Channel 13 for additional information.
North Landing Bridge is located on the border between Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, where Mount Pleasant Road turns into North Landing Road, 2953 Mount Pleasant Road, Virginia Beach.
For more information, call Joel Scussel, Operations Branch, Norfolk District Army Corps of Engineers, at 757-201-7642 or the North Landing Bridge operator at 757-482-3081.