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Midtown Tunnel reopens after crash discharges fuel onto roadway

Norfolk, Va. – A vehicle accident closed the Midtown Tunnel in both directions on Wednesday after officials say fuel leaked onto the roadway.

Norfolk Police say the call came in at 2:48 p.m. 89 more words


Single-lane closures planned for Midtown Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Elizabeth River Tunnels has planned single-lane closures for the eastbound tube of the Midtown Tunnel, starting next week.

The closures are part of ERT’s construction of the new Midtown Tunnel, and they need to work during the day for this part of the project, due to safety reasons. 46 more words

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Midtown Tunnel exit ramp to close for construction

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Elizabeth River Tunnels crews will intermittently close one of the ramps exiting the Midtown Tunnel, starting Thursday.

Crews will install pipes underneath the West Brambleton Avenue ramp as part of the construction project for the New Midtown Tunnel. 68 more words

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Starting the second year of toll patrol

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – One year ago today, we started paying to drive through the Downtown and Midtown tunnels.

And as we all know, it hasn’t been a smooth start. 183 more words

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City vehicle overturned near Midtown Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A Portsmouth city vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle accident Monday. The truck flipped onto its side.

Det. Misty Holley told WAVY.com the female driver was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, but her injuries were not serious. 32 more words


4 of 11 pieces in place for new Midtown Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The fourth of 11 tunnel elements for the new Midtown Tunnel has been joined to the others, according to a press release from The Elizabeth River Tunnels. 74 more words

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Fourth new Midtown Tunnel element immersed in the Elizabeth River

Portsmouth, Va. – The fourth of eleven new tunnel elements that will make up the new Midtown Tunnel was immersed in the Elizabeth River this week and joined to the three previously placed elements, the Elizabeth River Tunnels Project team announced Friday. 191 more words