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Overnight lane closures near Convention Center on E. Broad Street

The work is scheduled to start tonight at 8PM and wrap up Tuesday morning by 6 AM.




From GRTC Pulse:

An overnight road closure of one block of Westbound E. Broad St. is required and permitted for the installation of the steel canopy at Convention Center West station located on E. Broad St. between N. 2nd and N. 3rd Streets. Drivers are encouraged to pay close attention to Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) signage indicating road closures and detours overnight in locations where the work is occurring. Anticipated schedules are detailed below. For assistance, please call the Pulse Construction Hotline 804-980-0084.

WHO: DB Contractor, Lane Construction

WHAT: Night station work at Convention Center West station. Overnight road closures are being coordinated to provide the least amount of disruption to traffic.

WHEN:Beginning 8:00 PM Monday, November 27, 2017 until 6:00 AM Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

WHERE:WB Broad St. closed between N. 2nd and N. 3rd Streets.
Traffic on WB E. Broad Street will be detoured: turn left onto N 3rd St., turn right onto E. Grace St., turn right onto N 2nd St., then turn left onto WB E. Broad St.
Traffic on EB Broad St. between 2nd and 3rd St. will be maintained. No detour is required on EB Broad St.
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. This work includes equipment necessary to install and weld the steel canopy.

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.

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