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Expect more delays on Huguenot bridge

From NBC12; On Monday morning,  crews will limit the Huguenot Bridge to just one lane. Workers need to install bridge piles and replace the old piles. Bridge piles are part of the foundation. VDOT says drivers can expect up to 15 minutes in delays going both directions from Richmond to Henrico County.

Emergency Repairs on Huguenot – Avoid

From VDOT; Huguenot Road/Route 147 (Richmond/Henrico) – Crews are currently making emergency pavement repairs on the southbound side of the Huguenot Bridge. The repairs are expected to continue through 7 p.m. Flaggers are alternating traffic over the bridge.

Mayo Bridge Closed on Saturday

Plan your trips north with care as two one bridges will be out of commission on Saturday. The Cliff Notes® are: Huguenot Closed Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m and Mayo Closed on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be delays on Friday as the Northbound Lane of the South […]

Delays on Huguenot Bridge Friday

Huguenot Road/Route 147 (Richmond/Henrico) – Crews will be repairing potholes on the Huguenot Bridge Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Expect periodic delays of up to 15 minutes in each direction during repairs. To avoid delays, VDOT recommends drivers use the following alternate routes: Northbound Huguenot Road – Chippenham Parkway (Route 150) north over […]

Ralph White on Huguenot Bridge Construction by NBC12

Don’t Use Part of Westham Station Road this Year

Yes my timing could have been a bit better for any of you that got up early to use this route to get to work. From the VDOT Huguenot Bridge Construction Site; Jan. 3, 2011 through early 2012 – Westham Station Road will be closed to through traffic between Huguenot Road and Old Bridge Lane […]

Huguenot Bridge Question on Street Beat

RTD Street Beat; Q: I have a question about the Huguenot Road closings. The map with Street Beat says that the on and off ramps are closed. I guess that means when you are coming onto the Huguenot Bridge from Riverside Drive, but I’m not sure. — Barbara B. A: Yes, when you are coming […]

Huguenot Bridge Construction Detours

From VDOT; Both the Riverside Drive ramps on the south end of the bridge will be closed from 10 a.m. Dec. 6, 2010 through June 2012. Directional signs have been placed along the detour routes. The detours will be as follows: Detour map (pdf) Huguenot Road to Riverside Drive • Huguenot Road to Old Spring Road […]

Meeting on Huguenot Bridge 11/30

From the Huguenot Bridge construction site; The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is hosting a pre-construction information meeting to provide citizens with an overview of the construction phases, traffic impacts and the projected timeline for the Huguenot Memorial Bridge reconstruction project. Contractor, Tidewater Skanska, began preliminary construction activities in October and expects to begin major […]

New Huguenot Bridge Approved

Work should begin on the new Huguenot Bridge before the end of the year. The Commonwealth Transportation Board voted today to award a $35 million contract to replace the 61-year-old span over the James River. [via RTD] Thanks to Citizen Tom for providing the link to the VDOT site that has more details including the […]

Huguenot Bridge Closed Friday-Monday

Phase 1 of the city’s plan to isolate the Southbank goes into effect on Friday with the closing of the Huguenot Bridge for “inspection”. The bridge will be closed Friday at 7:30 a.m. and not re-open until late Monday night, or Tuesday morning. If the other bridges are suddenly shut down for “accidents” or “security […]

Drowning Near Hugeunot Bridge

From RTD: A swift-water rescue team recovered the body of a 36-year-old man in the James River just south of the Hugeunot Bridge this evening after he fell while trying to jump off a rope swing, authorities said.At about 5:35 p.m. a witness called 911 after the man fell into the river, emerged, went back […]

Small Brush Fire near Huguenot Bridge

RTD reports: Two juveniles were taken into custody this morning after they allegedly set a small brush fire near the south end of the Huguenot Bridge. The fire, reported shortly after 7 a.m., was quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported. Fire crews from Richmond and Henrico County responded to the area, as did Richmond […]

Huguenot Bridge closure

It’s pothole repair time again, which means the Huguenot Bridge is closed this Sunday, 6AM-6PM.

Huguenot Bridge spared in transportation cuts

VDOT is dropping many road & transportation projects over the next few years (38+ in the Richmond area alone), but the silver lining is that the new Huguenot Bridge will go ahead as planned. Hearings are scheduled to discuss the new plan, with the Richmond meeting coming April 23 @ VDOT HQ downtown.

Huguenot Bridge jumper?

We’ve received a couple of reports that there’s a person threatening to jump off the city side of the Huguenot Bridge, and that RPD water rescue is involved…

New Huguenot Bridge on the fast track?

Today’s T-D is reporting that the Huguenot Bridge replacement project will be moved up and could open a year sooner than originally announced. A public hearing willl be held Nov. 13, 4:30-7:30 PM at Bon Air Elementary School, just across the city-Chesterfield line.