Shore Drive receives road improvements starting Sunday

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Shore Drive will be getting a face lift beginning Sunday.

Virginia Beach Public Works announced that crews will start the roadway improvementĀ from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. each day.

The project will include both the eastbound and westbound lanes on Shore Drive from Independence Boulevard to Greenwell Road.

Crews will be milling, paving, and pavement marking.

If day time work is needed, the hours work will be done will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. If weekend work is needed it will be from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The work is scheduled to be completed by December 31.

Virginia Beach Public Works said the project and the milling and paving operation is likely to produce traffic delays, congestion and some construction noise. Advanced warning signs will be clearly posted advising motorists of lane closures.

Motorists are urged to use alternate traffic routes when possible.