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Traffic Alert: maintenance activities closing W/B Midtown Tunnel Sunday Night

Posted at 5:43 AM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-22 06:20:55-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – It's time for routine maintenance at the Midtown!

Sunday night the westbound side of US 58/Midtown Tunnel will be fully shut down.

What does the maintenance work entail? Crews will be working on the tunnel’s jet fans, inspecting fire-life safety systems and there will be other system screenings. The maintenance work and inspections are to make sure driving through the tunnel system is safe.

The closure is scheduled for 9 p.m. Sunday, April 24th to 4 a.m. Monday, April 25th and only the westbound tunnel.

The best alternate is 264/Downtown Tunnel westbound.