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Old 09-09-2018, 06:53 PM   #1
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Great Bridge Bridge Hit By Lightning - Closures!

35,000 vehicles use this bridge a day! And it is a key part of the AICW south of Norfolk.

Opening just twice a day for boats - 6am and 6pm.

What a mess this is going to be!

https://www.wavy.com/news/local-news...ays/1429302075
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:03 PM   #2
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Good news is..... I doubt boats are heading south yet because of the hurricane. Boats heading north...ouch....hopefully not too many going that far north.

Hope they can get it fixed jn a week or two.
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Old 09-09-2018, 09:41 PM   #3
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Probably be a lot more traffic through the Dismal Swamp canal as a result.

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The bridge so nice they named it twice.
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:40 PM   #5
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Not good timing. Need Conan the Barbarian on the hand wheel.
What if Florence does stall then change direction further north? Bad luck.
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