Nansemond Parkway closed to remove crane

Published 5:08 pm Thursday, August 10, 2017

The 4500 block of Nansemond Parkway will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday due to an earlier crash involving a large construction crane.

The crash happened at 11:11 a.m., when the crane left the roadway and landed on its side in a ditch, according to a city press release.

The closure is needed to bring in another crane to remove the crane in the ditch, the press release stated.

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Traffic will be detoured along Shoulders Hill and Bennetts Pasture roads for several hours.