Pile driving begins for Norfolk approach to new Midtown Tunnel

Posted at 10:31 AM, Nov 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-19 10:31:09-05

Pile driving for the construction of the Norfolk approach to the new Midtown tunnel begins this week, Elizabeth River Tunnels Project team announced Tuesday.

Crews will begin driving precast concrete piles that range from 18″ to 24″ square and up to 85 feet long.

Nearby residents and businesses may see and/or hear the operations.

Work hours are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from now through early Spring.