February 13, 2021 5:12 PM
Roads Open Again:
a. Baxter Rd between Travis Ln and Travis Ln
b. Homestead Drive between Valor Dr and Midland Ave
c. Graham Road between Jefferson Place and Pine Ridge
New Road Closures
a. Harrison St @ Filmore St
February 13, 2021 2:28 PM
Roads Open Again:
a. Crater Road between Weyanoke Street and Claremont Street
b. Defense Road between Baylors Lane and Johnson Road
c. 1500 Block of Brandon Avenue (Dead-end)
New Road Closures:
a. Homestead Drive between Valor Drive and Midland Ave
February 13, 2021 12:49 PM
The following roads are currently closed in Petersburg due to trees in the roadway and downed power lines. Petersburg public safety teams, streets teams, and Dominion crews are working to clear the area. Avoid the area and expect delays! Please remember...
February 13, 2021 11:51 AM
Road Closure - S. Crater Road @ Maycox Street is closed due to a vehicle crash and a tree in the roadway. Avoid the area and expect delays.
Remember to stay at home during this storm as the roads are icy and dangerous.
February 11, 2021 4:08 PM
Puddledock road in Petersburg will be closed February 15-19 for extensive repair work.
January 29, 2021 1:16 PM
Grimes Rd will be closed by CSX Railroad starting today in order to complete a crossing repair. Signage will be in place marking detour routes. The crossing will be closed for 2 to 5 days.
January 22, 2021 9:56 PM
Update: Roadway has reopened @ Wythe Street and S. Littlechurch Street. Power is also back on in the area .
January 22, 2021 7:51 PM
Dominion Energy Crews are @ Wythe St & Littlechurch St. Dominion Energy advises the roadway will be closed 4-5 more hours. Please find alternative routes away from the area. Also VDOT has shut down ramps coming onto Wythe St.
January 22, 2021 5:09 PM
Virginia Concrete Construction, a contractor for the City, is working on N. Sycamore St at Tabb St. They are installing new ramps in place of two existing ramps - bringing these ramps up to current standards. The work is scheduled to be complete by the...
December 14, 2020 4:05 PM
On 12/16, Dominion Energy will have a short section of N South St closed between High St and N South St at triangle, to replace cross arms on two poles. Traffic will be able to pass around the traffic light.
On 12/17, Columbia Gas will have a lane...
October 14, 2020 5:19 PM
October 19-21, West St. in Petersburg will be closed from Farmer Street to Halifax Street for water supply repairs.
August 26, 2020 4:17 PM
From 8/27 - 9/4, Columbia Gas will have lane closures at the following locations to pave gas cuts:
200 block Shore St
1700 block Fairfax Ave
100 block W Old St
1000 block High Pearl St
1900 block Oakland St
Property owners will have access to their...
August 3, 2020 2:59 PM
Notice: On Wednesday, August 5th, VDOT/DBI will have the on ramp on S. Crater Rd. to I-95 northbound closed from 9:00AM-3:00PM. Detours will be in place.
July 9, 2020 10:28 AM
Today (7/9), Contractor KBS will have the intersection of Guarantee St and Brown St closed for upgrading utility work.
Property owners will have access to their properties and City employees will monitor traffic control.
June 30, 2020 4:48 PM
On 7/1, Dominion Energy will have a lane closure on 600 block W. South Blvd, to replace place pole damaged from an accident.
On 7/1, Inframap Corp. will have a lane closure 100 block S. Union St for utility locating test holes.
Property owners will have...
June 26, 2020 4:22 PM
6/29: Dominion Energy will have a lane closure on 800 block of Halifax St to repair power lines.
6/30 - 7/2: Contractor KBS will have a closure at the intersection of Guarantee St. and Brown St. for upgrading utility work.
Property owners will have...
May 30, 2020 3:10 PM
Due to potential evening road closures, Petersburg Area Transit will begin their last run at 5:15pm tonight (5/30).
May 28, 2020 2:10 PM
Effective Thursday, May 28th, the City of Petersburg will close a portion of Sycamore Street (between Bank St. and Bollingbrook St.) to allow for increased outdoor dining in the Old Towne area. This portion of Sycamore Street will remain closed until...
May 26, 2020 3:46 PM
Due to drainage repairs, Virginia Ave. will be closed between High Pearl St. and Chestnut St. until Thursday, May 28th. Detours are in place and residents will have access to their properties.
May 14, 2020 3:28 PM
Weather permitting, The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close
Interstate 95 north Exit 51, which provides access to Interstate 85 south, on Thursday, May 14, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closure will also affect Rt. 460 west traffic needing...
May 13, 2020 3:17 PM
On Thursday, 5/14 at 9 am, Dominion Energy will have a lane closure on South Blvd Westbound from S Crater Rd to Oakland St. This lane closure is due to a cross arm on pole repair.
Property owners will have access to their properties and public works...
May 4, 2020 7:12 PM
Detour: 5/5/20 - Norfolk Southern Railroad will continue to have alternating road closures on S. Crater Road between Morton Ave and Holly Hill Dr. from 8am-2pm on Tuesday, May 5th. These closures are required for repairs and maintenance. Businesses will...
May 4, 2020 11:15 AM
Detour: 5/4/20, Norfolk Southern Railroad, will have alternating road closures on S Crater Road between Morton Ave and Holly Hill Dr, for repairs and maintenance. Businesses will have access to their properties.
April 21, 2020 12:28 PM
Due to a sewer tap, a detour will be in place today (4/21) on Halifax Street from Montgomery Street to West Street.
March 25, 2020 10:05 AM
Due to a downed tree removal, Oakridge road will be closed until further notice.
January 28, 2020 10:11 AM
Notice: W. Tabb St. will be closed b/w N. Union St. and N. Sycamore St. on 1/28/20 and 1/29/20 from 8:00AM-4:00PM for sidewalk repairs.
October 13, 2019 8:54 AM
The watermain repair on Graham Road is complete and Graham Road is re-opened. One lane of Crater Rd. Northbound is now closed until further notice due to a separate watermain break.
October 12, 2019 11:36 AM
Due to a watermain repair, Graham Road will remain temporarily closed from Crater to Clayton Street until further notice. Updates will be provided throughout the day.
October 11, 2019 10:11 AM
Due to a watermain repair, Graham Road is temporarily closed from Crater to Clayton Street until further notice. Updates will be provided throughout the day.
January 15, 2019 10:27 AM
Water main repairs will take place at the intersection of Sycamore and Tabb Street beginning Tuesday, January 15th. There will be several lane closures in place and work is anticipated to continue through the remainder of the week. We apologize for any...
June 9, 2018 9:45 AM
Union St. (between Washington and Wythe) will be closed until Tuesday, 6/12 due to building deconstruction. Petersburg Area Transit routes will continue to run as usual without interruptions.
April 30, 2018 5:30 PM
The North Bound lane of S. Crater Road can expect minor traffic delays during the morning of May 1st, due to a water line repair at 1025 S. Crater Road.
April 19, 2018 4:45 PM
The valve repair on Guarantee Street will begin Thursday, April 19, 2018. This repair will last approximately 2 weeks; however, this does not include any weather or unexpected operational delays.
For the duration of the project, Guarantee Street between...
April 6, 2018 4:01 PM
Due to ongoing repairs, the following area will be closed until further notice: Corner of W. Bank St. and N. Market St.
January 30, 2018 8:13 PM
All travel lanes on the mainline of I-95 south are now open following earlier crash near mm 52. The ramp from Wythe St. remains closed. Drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route. Backup is now 3 miles.
January 30, 2018 4:13 PM
4:09PM Update: Backup now 4.5 miles on I-95 south due to crash near Washington St. (mm 52) in Petersburg. Left lane now OPEN. Right & center lanes remain closed. Continue to expect delays.
January 30, 2018 3:11 PM
All SB lanes are now CLOSED on I-95 in #Petersburg near Washington St. (mm 52) due to a crash. Traffic is getting by using the left shoulder. NB lanes are open. Backup is 3 miles. Use an alternate route to avoid delays. #RVAtraffic #VAtraffic
November 2, 2017 9:14 AM
Fleet Street (University Blvd) bridge will be closed from Grove Avenue to College Avenue from 6:00am - 7:00pm.
October 30, 2017 12:19 PM
From October 30 - November 3, Columbia Gas will close the 1800 Block of E. Blvd and Intersection of E Blvd and Weyanoke St. to pave gas cuts.
October 20, 2017 12:16 PM
The following streets will be closed on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for the Petersburg Halloween Half Marathon & 5K:
• All lanes on S. Crater Road will be closed during the race times of 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM
• Flank Road will be cleared for regular...
October 18, 2017 4:16 PM
Columbia Gas will continue to close East Blvd from South Blvd to Glenroy in order to pave multiple Gas cuts. This closure will continue through Friday, October 20, 2017.
October 17, 2017 12:28 PM
Dominion Energy has an emergency pole replacement and will have one southbound lane closed on Maycox St at S Crater Rd.
Residents will have access to their properties. Traffic control set up will be monitored by the City.
October 13, 2017 1:18 PM
The following streets will be closed on Saturday 10/14/17 for the Virginia State University Homecoming Parade:
West Washington between Madison and Sycamore will be closed at 6:00 am for Parade formation.
Closed from 9:00 am-12:00 pm are:
January 25, 2017 4:59 PM
Due to a storm drain repair the north and south bound lanes of N. Sycamore Street between Fillmore Street and Mars Street will remain closed to thru traffic until approximately 5p.m. 1/26/17. A detour will be provided.
January 23, 2017 12:06 PM
Due to a needed street repair the NB Lane of Sycamore Street at Fillmore Street is closed.
November 17, 2016 11:36 AM
On 11/18, Columbia Gas will have a lane closure at 25 E. Washington St and 1900 block of Westchester Dr, for gas line installation.
July 20, 2016 9:13 AM
Columbia Gas will have a lane closure on S. Crater Rd between Wagner Rd and Cavalier Dr., to complete gas service connects and pave.
July 6, 2016 3:58 PM
. Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
May 19, 2016 12:30 PM
Businesses will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
May 6, 2016 1:50 PM
On 5/9/16, Columbia Gas will have a right lane closure at 700 block of Halifax Street to install new gas service. Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
May 5, 2016 1:41 PM
North Blvd at Ivy Gates will be closed on 5/9/2016. Dominion Power will be replacing a damaged pole.
May 5, 2016 1:38 PM
From 5/5/16 - 5/7/16 Buckley Cable will be installing Fiber Optics. The right lane on 2nd Street from Bollingbrook to Pelham will be closed weather permitting.
May 2, 2016 11:39 AM
On 5/3/16 Columbia Gas will be closing 18 S. Little Church Street to replace gas services. Detours will be in place. Residents will have access to their properties and the City will be checking on Traffic control set up.
May 2, 2016 11:36 AM
Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties
April 19, 2016 8:59 AM
Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties
April 19, 2016 8:58 AM
On 4/20/16, Richard Crowder will be closing the right lane at 2463 County Dr, to pave turn lane. Detours will be in place, Residents will have access to their properties and we will be checking on traffic control set up.
April 4, 2016 10:56 AM
On 4/5/16 the City will be replacing a broken main line pole and S. Sycamore Street between E. Tuckahoe Street and Weyanoke Street will be closed. Residents and Business will have access to their properties.
April 4, 2016 10:47 AM
On April 4, 2016 Virginia Power will be closing St. Matthew Street between Virginia Ave. and Mark St. to replace poles.