The closure starts later this month and last until April 29th but only during weekdays.
Update #1 — February 9, 2016; 8:33 AM
More from DPW:
The Belle Isle Vehicular Bridge from Belle Isle to the South Bank of the James River will be closed to replace the bridge deck. There will be no access across the bridge during the closure. The bridge will be closed during the week but open on weekends to pedestrians and cyclists. Please note that access to the island from the North Bank (Tredegar Iron Works) will remain open during this project.
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Original — February 08, 2016
According to Richmond DPW Twitter it’ll be a bit harder to get to Belle Isle during the week.
Bridge Closure @belle Isle to the South Bank of the James River Feb 15-April 29, 7am to 6pm open on weekends to pedestrians & cyclist
We’re trying to find out why the closure is happening and will update when we know.
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