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Chesapeake's Centerville Turnpike Bridge reopens after six months

Crews have been repairing the decades-old bridge since August.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — After nearly six months, the Centerville Turnpike Bridge in Chesapeake reopened on Saturday.

It's about two weeks ahead of schedule.

Crews have been repairing the 65-year-old bridge since August. City leaders said without the repairs, the may not be able to open and close properly.

The bridge officially reopened at 7 a.m. on February 15. There will be some weekend closures soon, though, so crews can wrap up the rehab project.

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