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North Landing Bridge to temporarily close

Norfolk District
Published March 28, 2014
The North Landing Bridge spans the Atlantic Coastal Waterway between Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The 65 year old dual span swing bridge was hit by a barge in the early morning hours of March 1, 2016.

The North Landing Bridge spans the Atlantic Coastal Waterway between Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The 65 year old dual span swing bridge was hit by a barge in the early morning hours of March 1, 2016.

North Landing Bridge to temporarily close

NORFOLK, Va. –- The North Landing Bridge in Chesapeake, Va. will close to navigation from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 and Wednesday, April 2.

The closure, which is required as crews replace electrical cables at the bridge, will prevent passage through the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal – Route 1– of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. 

The North Landing Bridge is located at mile 20.2 of the AIWW.

Vessels on the AIWW during the closure may use Route 2 through the Dismal Swamp Canal. The controlling depth of the canal is 6 feet, and the locking times are 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Vessel operators may call 757-201-7642 regarding the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal closure or Dismal Swamp Canal conditions. Lock and bridge operators monitor marine channel 13.

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