New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | June 4, 2020

Bridge repairs to close Courthouse Road at Charles City, New Kent border beginning Oct. 21

By Community Member | October 1, 2019 2:11 pm

Virginia’s Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced the closing of the F.W. “Wakie” Howard Jr. bridge on Oct. 21.

The bridge, located on Courthouse Road (Route 155) that connects Charles City and New Kent County, will be closed for deck repairs. The bridge is expected to be closed for three months.

Motorists traveling from Charles City to New Kent are advised to take Route 602 (Lott Cary Road) and turn right onto Adkins Road (Route 618). Adkins Road will take you to Route 60 (Pocahontas Trail), and motorists can turn right to head back to Route 155 (Courthouse Road).

Motorists traveling from New Kent to Charles City are advised to take Route 60 west (Pocahontas Trail) and turn left onto Route 618 (Adkins Road). Take Adkins Road and make a left onto Lott Cary Road (Route 602) and the road will take you to Courthouse Road (Route 155).