Monday, July 31, 2017

Traffic Advisory: Overnight Eastbound Lane Closures on Eastbound Broad Street between Adams and Jefferson Streets

Traffic Advisory
Department of Public Works

Richmond, Virginia
Mayor Levar M. Stoney
For Immediate Release
July 31, 2017
For more information, contact:
Sharon North – (804) 646-5607

                       Overnight Eastbound Lane Closures on EB Broad Street                       
   between Adams and Jefferson Streets

RICHMOND, Va. (July 31, 2017) – Waterline work continues to progress for the Pulse project at the Arts District station. To accommodate this work, the City of Richmond has authorized overnight lane closures of eastbound Broad St. between Adams and Jefferson Sts. from August 1 through August 4. Details are below.

Drivers are encouraged to pay close attention to Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) signage indicating the overnight lane closure. For assistance, please call the Pulse Construction Hotline 804-980-0084.

WHO:  DB Contractor, Lane Construction

WHAT:  Night waterline work (replacement and relocation). EB Broad St. lane closures between Adams and Jefferson Sts. Overnight closures are being coordinated to provide the least amount of disruption to traffic. Work is weather- and progress-dependent.

WHEN:  Beginning 9 PM Tuesday, August 1, 2017 (subsequent nights permitted between 9 PM and 5 AM) and ending Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5AM. Progress may require some work extend to daytime hours.
WHERE:  EB Broad St. between Adams and Jefferson Sts.

BRIEF:  Depending on proximity to the work zone, those in the area could hear portions of the construction work. All work is being done within permitting guidelines, including allowed noise levels. Water service may be disrupted overnight while this work occurs.
It is important to note that field conditions can change rapidly and Lane’s goal is to work safely and swiftly to minimize impacts to the areas where they work. The schedule is progress- and weather-dependent. Pedestrian pathway detours and street lane closure signs will be posted accordingly. Please follow construction signage and be aware of construction workers and vehicles within the work zone(s). Pedestrians are advised to follow work zone signage in the sidewalk area. Travelers may notice temporary barriers while this closure is in effect.

BACKGROUND: During construction, the public will continue to have access to businesses, organizations and services located along the Project route.

A construction hotline is active at 804-980-0084, providing updates on construction and expected impacts. For updates online, please visit the Pulse Construction Updates page: and explore more at As work progresses, frequent updates will be provided.

Lane Construction will proactively minimize disruption to businesses and residents during construction. Any activity that would impact parking, loading zones, access, utilities and other business-related functions must receive approval from VDOT who will ensure that continuous access will be provided to all businesses at all times. All Project team members are committed to providing prompt information to ensure a smooth construction phase for businesses, residents and patrons of the region as part of the overall success of the Project. For the City of Richmond Pulse Business Support Initiative, please visit

As always, work is weather and progress-dependent.

GRTC Pulse is a modern, high quality, high capacity rapid transit system that will serve a 7.6-mile route along Broad Street and Main Street, from Rocketts Landing in the City of Richmond to Willow Lawn in Henrico County. The Pulse will link the public to many exciting destinations, businesses, services and restaurants.