Coast Guard reopens waterway after Jordan Bridge span removal

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads reopened the Elizabeth River from the Belt Line Bridge to the Norfolk and Western Portsmouth Chesapeake Railroad Bridge at 10:30 p.m. Monday following the removal of a span of the Jordan Bridge.

The Coast Guard closed the waterway at 5:30 a.m. Sunday and established a safety zone around the bridge.

Contractors with the City of Chesapeake removed the bridge span and transported it to Atlantic Wood Industries Inc. in Portsmouth for disassembly.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.