March 3, 2021

Pungo Ferry Bridge Project – March Update

Pungo Ferry Bridge Project – March Update

The Virginia Beach Public Works Operations Group has announced that scheduled routine maintenance to the Pungo Ferry Bridge will begin on Monday, March 8, 2021.

Beginning Monday at 9 a.m., a single lane will be open to traffic on weekdays, controlled by flaggers and open for vehicles to cross in both directions between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Both lanes will be open before 9 a.m. and after 3 p.m. each weekday.

The project will require total shutdowns of the bridge on WEEKENDS from Friday evening at 9 p.m. until Monday morning at 5 a.m.

At this time, the weekend full bridge closures are going to start on Friday, March 12, and continue through Friday, May 3, 2021.

This project is considered preventative maintenance and will consist of:

  • Repairs to the deck and beams
  • Bearing replacement
  • Epoxy deck overlay
  • Cleaning, painting, and waterproofing of steel components.

The work is scheduled to be completed June 2021 – weather permitting.

Additional information and schedules will be published on a regular basis as they are finalized. For questions, information, and updates, email:


News Releases:

City of Virginia Beach | Public Works Department | Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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