Laurie Simmons 757-925-1647


July 10, 2015

Changes begin on Surry approach Monday morning after rush hour

SURRY, Va. —New traffic procedures at the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry go into effect at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 13th, 2015. Guards working for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will conduct vehicle screenings from new security stations located on both approaches to the ferry in Surry and Jamestown.

Guards will continue to randomly select vehicles for screening. If a vehicle is selected, drivers will now be directed to pull under the canopy of the new security stations, where the normal screening process will take place. All other vehicles will proceed down the bridge to the ferry loading area.

As always, motorists should be aware of their surroundings, slow down and obey the speed limit in the area. VDOT asks for patience as these new traffic patterns are implemented, first on the Surry side of the ferry, then on the Jamestown side.

Motorists are encouraged to visit, call 511, download Virginia’s free 511 mobile app, listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.


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