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Emergency repairs caused the North Landing Bridge on Route 165 to close this morning at 8:15 a.m. Repair work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The bridge is closed to vehicles and boats, and repairs will be made to a gear box oil pump, according to a news release.

To travel from Virginia Beach to Chesapeake, take Indian River Road to Kempsville Road to Centerville Turnpike to Mount Pleasant Road.

To get back to Virginia Beach from Chesapeake, drivers can take Centerville Turnpike to Kempsville Road to Indian River Road to Mount Pleasant Road.