Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Here’s an update on road conditions in the Southside

Most major roadways in the Southside are clear, with a few exceptions in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach.

Here are the details on road closures in the area:

The following roads in Virginia Beach are closed, blocked, or partially blocked because of high water or downed trees:

  • North Muddy Creek Road from Charity Neck to Gum Bridge
  • Pleasant Ridge from Charity Neck to Muddy Creek
  • ​Pungo Ferry Road from Princess Anne to Blackwater
  • Mill Landing from Stone Road to the end of Mill Landing
  • Indian River Road from West Neck to Princess Anne​​
  • The 800 block of Sandbridge Road had a downed tree from the storm and was closed early Friday. As of 8:30 a.m., it has re-opened to one lane only, with police officers controlling traffic direction

The City of Virginia Beach recommends using the WAZE app, available for Apple or Android, for real-time traffic conditions.

Related story: Here’s what’s closed and opening late Friday

All wind-restrictions for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel have been lifted.

The City of Norfolk detailed the impact of the storm through a tweet Friday at 9:30 a.m.:

  • Major roadways in Norfolk are open and clear of debris or flood hazards, but many intersections are without lights or power, according to a tweet from the City of Norfolk.
  • Norfolk has 28,547 reported power outages
  • The city’s highest recorded wind gust was 55 mph
  • Norfolk received 0.43 inches of rain, 166 fire and rescue calls, and 305 calls to police

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