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VDOT Update to Benjamin Harrison Bridge Closure

VDOT Traffic Alert

UPDATE: This project has been rescheduled for 12 a.m. (midnight) to
approximately 4 a.m. Thursday, January 21.



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

January 8, 2021



Drivers should use posted detour from midnight-4 a.m.


CHARLES CITY/PRINCE GEORGE – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has planned an overnight closure of the Benjamin Harrison Bridge on Jordan Point Road (Route 156)/Roxbury Road (Route 106) in Charles City and Prince George counties for aerial cable installation. Weather permitting, the bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic from 12 a.m. (midnight) to approximately 4 a.m. Thursday, January 21.

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

VDOT BH Bridge Detour Jan 2021

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. 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