Crews begin maintenance work on Pungo Ferry Bridge in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Officials are advising motorists traveling on the Pungo Ferry Bridge as public works crews begin maintenance that is expected to last till June.

Virginia Beach officials posted the maintenance schedule earlier this month as crews continue work on the bridge which began on March 8.

Virginia Beach officials say the bridge will temporarily open on the weekend of March 26 to March 28.

Officials say a single lane will be open, controlled by flaggers, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. There’s a revision in the schedule for days starting Monday, April 5 at 5 a.m. through Friday, April 9. During that time, there will be continuous single-lane closures with flaggers. All lanes will be open each day from 3-7 p.m.

Total shutdowns will occur on weekends beginning March 12 through May 3.

Total shutdowns will begin Fri. at 9 p.m. and conclude Mon. at 5 a.m.

Work is scheduled to be complete in June 2021.

VB Public Works says the Pungo Ferry Bridge will be open beginning Friday, March 19 to Sunday, March 21, 2021 for that weekend only during the work period.

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