Test lifts scheduled for James River Bridge on Friday

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The James River Bridge (Wikicommons)

Isle of Wight CountyVDOT bridge maintenance crews have scheduled test lifts at the Route 17 James River Bridge on Friday.

The four test lifts will occur throughout the day, as traffic conditions permit, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with each opening expected to last up to 20 minutes.

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After each test opening, crews will reopen the bridge to traffic allowing the queue to clear. The tests are part of routine maintenance.

Motorists are encouraged to visit www.511virginia.org, call 511 or listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.