Blown transformer causes traffic issues near the Midtown Tunnel in Norfolk

Posted at 2:03 PM, Oct 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-27 14:47:17-04

UPDATE: All lanes on Hampton Blvd are now open for normal traffic.

Norfolk, Va. – A blown transformer is causing traffic issues near the Midtown Tunnel in Norfolk.

All northbound and southbound Hampton Boulevard traffic from W. Princess Anne Road and the Midtown Tunnel is being diverted.

The tunnel is open but all Midtown Tunnel traffic coming from Portsmouth is being diverted onto Brambleton Avenue and all Midtown Tunnel traffic from Norfolk to Portsmouth must use Brambleton Avenue  to approach the tunnel.

Dominion Power is on scene.

Updates will be provided as they become available.