Coast Guard continues to lift Port of Hampton Roads restrictions

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Based on surveys from NOAA and the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port authorized nighttime operations and increased allowable vessel drafts during port condition Yankee for the Port of Hampton Roads here at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Vessel movement in Thimble Shoal Channel is still limited to vessels with drafts no greater than 45 feet. The COTP is...

Coast Guard sets normal port conditions for Hampton Roads

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has authorized the port of Hampton Roads to resume normal operations.

Coast Guard changes port condition for Hampton Roads to normal

PORTSMOUTH, Va.—The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads set the port condition for Hampton Roads to normal, or not restricted.

Gilmerton Bridge repairs to restrict vessel traffic Oct. 2-12

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads advises all local mariners and vessel operators that scheduled repairs to the Gilmerton Lift Bridge fendering system will result in restricted operation October 2 through 12.

Coast Guard closes Gilmerton Bridge waterway

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads has closed the Gilmerton Bridge waterway to all traffic due to debris following a collision into the bridge’s north side fendering system and navigation lights Wednesday afternoon.

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.

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Yankee for Port of Hampton Roads

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads has set Port Condition Yankee in preparation for Tropical Storm Hanna. This encompasses the Ports of Hampton Roads and Richmond, Va., the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and all navigable inlets and waterways. As Tropical Storm Hanna approaches, the Coast Guard urges people to follow these safety precautions: Stay Informed....