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Portsmouth, Va. – Starting this week, crews in Portsmouth will close the Northbound lanes of Effingham Street at County Street for the Downtown Water and Sewer Rehabilitation Project.

The lanes will be closed for two consecutive weekends starting Friday, May 3rd at 9 p.m. until Monday, May 6 at 2 a.m.

They will then close again Friday, May 10th at 9 p.m. and will finally re-open Monday, May 13th at 2 a.m.

Crews will reroute traffic from South Street to Court Street during the closures.