CHARLES CITY COUNTY, PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the Benjamin Harrison Bridge between Prince George County and Charles City County this upcoming Monday and again the following week.
The closure will last from 8 p.m. Monday night until 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, before following the same schedule one week later on the night of September 26 into 27.
Crews are working to replace the bridge’s elevator in the structure lift span.
Local drivers are encouraged to use the posted detour:
- Take Jordan Point Road (Route 106/156) south to Route 10 west. Take Interstate 295 north to Route 5 (Exit 22A) back to Jordan Point Road (Route 106/156).
Through travelers can use Interstates 295 and 64 or the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry as alternate routes to the Hampton Roads area.
Crews will also use alternating lane closures from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for related elevator replacement work.
The lift span will remain open during closures to allow marine traffic passage.