Gilmerton bridge lift schedule to change

Gilmerton bridge lift schedule to change

Gilmerton bridge lift schedule to change

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by 13News now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 2:27 PM

CHESAPEAKE -- The Gilmerton Bridge will revert back to its original lift schedule on Friday, December 20, officials said.

The bridge currently operates under a construction schedule approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and is set to expire Friday. 

The schedule will be as follows:                                           

  • Weekday Rush Hour Restrictions: 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (except Federal holidays)
  • During a rush hour restriction, the bridge will only lift for commercial vessels that have a two-hour reservation.  Bridges will always lift on-demand for vessels carrying hazardous materials or in emergency situations.
  • Weekdays: Opens on demand for all vessels 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
  • Weekends & Federal Holidays: Opens on demand for all vessels
     

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