Great Bridge Bridge to close overnight tonight

Image Credit: City of Chesapeake website

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The Great Bridge Bridge is set to be closed overnight, beginning tonight.

Officials with the City of Chesapeake posted to Twitter that the bridge would be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Officials say residents can use the Route 168 Bypass as a detour around the bridge.