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$20M Sand Replenishment Project has Begun

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A $20 million project to replenish a 5-mile stretch of beach in Virginia is beginning after scheduling delays. Sand for replenishing Sandbridge Beach is coming from the Sandbridge Shoal, a site a few miles offshore. Contractors will widen the beach up to 90 feet and raise it to six feet. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will…

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Detour begins at Sandbridge Road and New Bridge Road this week

The City of Virginia Beach has begun the beginning phase of the Ashville Park Drainage and Roadway Improvements project this week – weather-permitting. Each day, work will be from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday – Saturday. The project includes work at the intersection of Sandbridge Road and New Bridge Road. A detour for New Bridge Road begins Feb. 10 and will be in place…

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Holiday Church Service Schedules

2019 Holiday church schedules for Sandbridge area: Tabernacle United Methodist Church Christmas Eve Children’s Choir Service – Tuesday, December 24th 5pm-6pm Christmas Eve Adult Choir Sings – Tuesday, December 24th 7pm-8pm Christmas Eve Holy Communion – Tuesday, December 24th 11pm-12am Sandbridge Community Chapel United Methodist Church ABC’s of Christmas Service – Tuesday, December 24th 5pm Traditional Candlelight Service – Tuesday, December 24th 11pm St. Simon’s…

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Pungo Strawberry Festival Road Closures – May 24-May 26

The 36th Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival begins Friday, May 24 and runs through Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26. This annual community event is expected to draw more than 100,000 guests to the southern end of the city over the two-day carnival. During the event, the following roads will be closed at the times listed below: Princess Anne Road Northbound lane from Indian River…

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