Northbound lanes of Monitor-Merrimac bridge-tunnel will close for 2 hours tonight at request of state police

Sierra Jenkins, The Virginian-Pilot
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Northbound lanes of the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel will close Thursday night at the request of Virginia State Police.

The closure will start as early as 9 p.m. and could last up to two hours, the Virginia Department of Transportation said in a news release.

Traffic will be redirected to U.S. 17, or Exit 9, toward the James River Bridge, the release said.

Thursday is the second night in a row northbound lanes closed at the request of state police.

Sergeant Michelle Anaya, a state police spokesperson, said the closure is related to an alleged shooting incident Wednesday at the bridge-tunnel.

Sierra Jenkins, 229-462-8896,