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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Portsmouth Traffic Alerts

The Engineering Department has announced the following road closures and work: Lane to Close: Right turn lane closure on Airline Blvd. north/east bound between Clifford and Bart Streets, August 4 - August 6 - 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Hurricane Preparedness NOW Portsmouth

It’s time, now, to get prepared for Hurricane Isaias. According to the National Weather Service Wakefield, the threat of tropical storm-force winds for our area is increasing for as early as Monday morning.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Traffic Alerts and Upcoming ERT Closures

US 58 West Midtown Tunnel will have a full tunnel closure in the Midtown Tunnel westbound tonight, Thursday, July 30, from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. Full tunnel closure in the Midtown Tunnel eastbound tonight, Thursday, July 30, from 11 p.m. to midnight.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

City Receives Tourism Recovery Grant

The City of Portsmouth’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program. Click on the link below for the full news release.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

VDEM Releases New Hurricane Evacuation Guide 2020

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s emergency management and response professionals have prepared a Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Guide During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Visit www.portsmouthva.gov, left navigation bar, to download your copy.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

City Celebrates EPA Remediation Project at AWI Superfund Site

The EPA, the DEQ, the City of Portsmouth and the Portsmouth Ports & Industrial Commission (PPIC) are gathering this morning to celebrate the progress on a key remediation project at the Atlantic Wood Industries (AWI) Superfund Site.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Hurricane Season Amidst COVID-19 Guide

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s emergency management and response professionals have prepared the Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Guide During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click on the link for details and access to the guide.

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Governor Announces Rebuild Virginia Grant Program

The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19. Applications will be available beginning Monday, August 10, 2020. Follow the link below for more information.

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