Military Highway Road construction to close a Broad Creek Shopping Center entrance in Norfolk Monday

Military Highway

The Broad Creek Shopping Center entrance between IHOP and 7-Eleven in Norfolk will temporarily close beginning Monday, Jan. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 25.  as construction crews working on the Military Highway Continuous Flow Intersection Project can complete a storm drain installation. Motorists can still use the entrance between KFC and Target to access the shopping center […]

FAA says ‘no’ to Norfolk airport’s efforts to complete study for proposed parallel runway

Norfolk International Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration told Southside Daily it’s still firm on its decision to discontinue a Norfolk International Airport environmental impact study in 2015. Without it, NIA can’t move forward to build a new parallel runway and could close for several months in forthcoming years, according to Norfolk Airport Authority Executive Director Robert Bowen. “While a parallel […]

Virginia Beach City Council wants to hear from public before introducing public transportation alternatives

Norfolk Southern Right of Way

More public transportation is on its way to Virginia Beach, but don’t expect it to happen overnight. Virginia Beach City Council met Tuesday to explore new ways to increase public transportation in the city for the first time since the light rail referendum failed in November. Transportation and Transit Planning Manager Brian Solis presented a […]

Virginia Beach city manager addresses public’s concern at Atlantic Avenue redesign meeting

Atlantic Avenue redesign mock ups lined two walls at the citizen information meeting. (Justin Belichis)

A recent $2.5 million proposal to redesign Atlantic Avenue in an effort mitigate a traffic increase due to the Cavalier Hotel reopening is leaving taxpayers asking “What about us?” About 125 Virginia Beach residents, taxpayers and key players in the Cavalier restoration efforts attended the city’s informal citizen information meeting Thursday. There, curious locals learned about the proposal and […]

Norfolk International Airport still needs complete study to build a new runway; could close for several months without it

Norfolk International Airport

All air traffic Norfolk International Airport gets uses a single primary runway. But upcoming maintenance to keep it operating may cause the airport to close for several months in the forthcoming years if a second one isn’t built. Norfolk Airport Authority Executive Director Robert Bowen updated Virginia Beach city council on its ongoing plan to build a new […]

Saint Paul’s Boulevard to close for utility work in Norfolk

Saint Paul's Boulevard will be closed beginning this Friday to accommodate two sewer tie-ins. (Photo courtesy of Downtown Norfolk Council)

From Friday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. through Monday, Jan 16 at 5 a.m., northbound St. Paul’s Boulevard between Bute Street and Brambleton Avenue will be closed in Norfolk. Southbound will remain open to traffic. The closing will accommodate the two remaining tie-ins to complete the HRSD Downtown Sewer Force Main Replacement Project. Traffic from […]

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