NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - The Midtown Tunnel eastbound will be closed this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, August 5. The tunnel will reopen on Monday, August 8, at 5 a.m.
Virginia Department of Transportation officials said the closure is required for substructure bridge painting.
Westbound traffic will not be affected and Route 58 west will remain open.
Motorists traveling into Norfolk should use the Downtown Tunnel as an alternate route during the weekend closure. No alternate route is necessary for motorists traveling into Portsmouth.
Motorists are encouraged to visit www.va511.org , call 511 or listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 610 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.
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