600-foot dry dock passes Berkley Bridge, heads to Colonna’s Shipyard

SCHEDULED FOR 1:30 P.M.

(Photo: VDOT Hampton Roads/Twitter)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Berkley Bridge was opened for an extended period of time Thursday to allow a 600-foot floating dry dock to go to Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk.

VDOT officials say the opening was initially scheduled for 2 p.m., but was moved up to 12:30 p.m. It was then pushed back to 1:30 p.m. At about 2:06 p.m., the dry dock passed through. Traffic was released around 2:12 p.m.

VDOT said on Twitter that the dry dock had three feet of clearance combined on both sides.

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