Downtown Tunnel closures resume this week

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Rehabilitation work continues at the Downtown Tunnel this week, as do scheduled tunnel closures.

The Elizabeth River Tunnels Project team and the Virginia Department of Transportation have released the following closure schedule.

Westbound tube:

  • Nightly single-lane closures, Monday and Tuesday, from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the next morning

Eastbound tube:

  • Full direction weekend closures: Friday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Dec. 8 at 5 a.m. & Friday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Dec. 15 at 5 a.m.
  • Nightly single-lane closures, Monday through Thursday, from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the next morning

Alternate routes include the Midtown Tunnel, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge or the High Rise Bridge.

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