Norfolk Southern Road Detours

March 20, 2021

Beginning Monday, March 22 through the end of the week, Norfolk Southern will replace 3 railroad crossings along several streets in the Wards Corner area from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The crossings were last replaced in 2011. The work requires full and directional closures with traffic detoured to signalized streets. Off-duty Norfolk Police hired by Norfolk Southern will assist with traffic control. The schedule, maps, and detour information are below. The city has established a 24-hour hotline to address construction concerns at 757-664-7220.

Monday, March 22

Granby Street southbound:

Traffic will be detoured to Admiral Taussig Boulevard to Little Creek Road and back to Granby Street. Alternate Route: Tidewater Drive 

Granby Street crossing southbound (heading towards Downtown) closure map and detour: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1zDaH1VulB9QaBxJxyq_O40SqynU&ll=36.91643049173739%2C-76.270625&z=18

Tuesday, March 23

Granby Street northbound (heading towards Ocean View):

Traffic will be detoured to Little Creek Road to Admiral Taussig Boulevard and back to Granby Street. Alternate Route: Tidewater Drive 

Granby Street crossing northbound closure map and detour: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1W4gu5zTSvQs6j-kE73BdhIiPu4Q&ll=36.91639599201156%2C-76.27058886441804&z=18 

Wednesday, March 24

Little Creek Road:

Traffic will be detoured to Admiral Taussig Boulevard and Granby Street, respectively. Alternate Routes: Bayview Boulevard and Thole Street 

Little Creek Road crossing closure map and detour:  https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1bJOIFULJG6xPDAL97_f51WBc_iE&ll=36.9171789350947%2C-76.27065200000001&z=17 

Thursday, March 25

Thole Street:

Traffic will be detoured to Little Creek Road via Granby Street and Tidewater Drive, respectively. Alternate Route: Granby Street and Willow Wood Drive 

Thole Street crossing closure map and detour:  https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1R7ZTmLPBqeg2pTdnc-bJzdsaF3Q&ll=36.91081466921791%2C-76.265037&z=15 Advertisements


Railroad crossing work to close roads in Wards Corner

March 29, 2011

Norfolk Southern railroad crossings within the city of Norfolk have reached the end of their useful life and Norfolk Southern has been permitted by the city to replace 12 crossings between April and July.  The railroad crossings at Granby Street and Little Creek road in the Wards Corner Business District are included in those to be rehabilitated.

During the construction project, full closures in both directions are required. Traffic will be detoured to major arterial streets. Signs and detours will not be placed along neighborhood streets. Motorists are encouraged to follow the detour to signalized intersections and to avoid neighborhood streets.

The roads will be closed during the followed dates:

E. Little Creek Road, near I-64 and Granby Street, 6/18-6/20

Granby Street. near Little Creek Rd. (3 northbound lanes), 7/9-711

Granby Street. near Little Creek Rd. (3 southbound lanes), 7/16-7/18

The City of Norfolk and Norfolk Southern have set up a website with further information: http://www.norfolk.gov/publicworks/nsrrx.asp


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