Centerville Turnpike Bridge


  • IMG_1543Located on Centerville Turnpike north of Mt. Pleasant Road
  • Crosses the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
  • Single swing-span, two-lane bridge operated by the City of Chesapeake
  • Constructed in 1955
  • Daily Vehicle Traffic: 23,000
  • 2022 Openings: 4444; 2022 Vessels Passed: 8856
  • Height (At Mean Water): 3 feet
  • Roadway Vertical Clearance: 13 feet, 9 inches
  • Weight Limits: 25 Tons/50,000 lbs (Single Units); 40 Tons/80,000 lbs (Truck and Full Trailer)

Bridge Openings: Opens on demand except during restricted periods

Restricted Periods: Monday through Friday (except federal holidays), 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. bridge opens for commercial vessels with 2-hour advance notice. Opens on the hour and half-hour from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays).