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Prince George
County, VA

Richmond District Traffic Alert: Benjamin Harrison Bridge in Charles City, Prince George


VDOT Traffic Alert




Kyle Gibson 804-921-2759
Media inquiries 804-586-4455

December 2, 2020



Drivers should use posted detour during work hours

BHB Detour Sept 2019

CHARLES CITY/PRINCE GEORGE – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has planned a full weekend closure of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge on Jordan Point Road (Route 156)/Roxbury Road (Route 106) in Charles City and Prince George counties for a lifting rope replacement project. Weather permitting, the bridge will be closed continuously to vehicular traffic on the following weekend:

·     12 a.m. (midnight) Friday, Dec. 11 through 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14

The following detour will be in place during the overnight closures:

Northbound Route 156/106 - Take Jordan Point Road (Route 156) south to Route 10 west to I-295 north to Route 5 (Exit 22A) east back to Route 156/106.

Southbound Route 156/106 - Take Roxbury Road (Route 106) north to Route 5 west to I-295 south to Route 10 (Exit 15A) east back to Route 156/106.

Through travelers can use Interstates 295 and 64 or the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry as alternate routes to the Hampton Roads area.

The work is part of several ongoing upgrades to the bridge. Drivers should expect lane closures with flagging operations in place, and continue to follow the VDOT Richmond District on Twitter and online for the latest updates on full, detoured closures.

For the latest real-time traffic information or road conditions, call 511 or visit