VDOT to suspend Gilmerton bridge closings for the holidays

Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 17, 2012

Chesapeake – VDOT will suspend weeknight closures on the Gilmerton Bridge in Chesapeake from Sunday, Dec. 22,  through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

On Wednesday, Jan. 2, the Gilmerton Bridge will resume its weeknight closure schedule, Sunday through Thursday, closing each night at 8 p.m. and reopening each morning by 5 a.m.

Motorists are encouraged to use the Interstate 64 High Rise Bridge as an alternate route during the closures.

The new South Norfolk Jordan Bridge in Chesapeake can also be used as a tolled alternate route.