Update: Sanitary Sewer Maintenance Work on Independence Boulevard Postponed Due to Weather


Work rescheduled for January 26 - 27

VIRGINIA BEACH – HRSD has postponed scheduled maintenance work within portions of its sanitary sewer force main along Independence Boulevard due to weather. The maintenance work planned along Independence Boulevard southbound between Jericho Road and Broad Street has been rescheduled for 9:00 p.m. Friday, January 26 and continuing through 9:00 p.m. Saturday, January 27.

During this time, traffic on southbound Independence Boulevard will be reduced to one lane between Jericho Road and Hinsdale Lane and reduced to two lanes between Hinsdale Lane and Virginia Beach Boulevard. This work is weather dependent and subject to change or require additional time.

This work is required as part of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wet Weather Consent Decree for Sanitary Sewer Overflows.

HRSD’s mission is to protect public health and the waters of Hampton Roads by treating wastewater effectively. A political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, HRSD was created by public referendum in 1940 and currently serves 18 cities and counties in southeast Virginia, an area with a population of 1.7 million.

Should you have any questions or comments, you may contact:

Media Contact:

Leila Rice, APR
Director of Communications