How do I get there from here?

Whether you're commuting to the office, headed to a doctor's appointment or out to lunch with a friend, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge is the shortcut you've longed for across the Elizabeth River. With no bridge lifts, railroad crossings or toll plazas to slow you down, you get where you want to go without all the stop and go.

Once you know how to get here, you'll discover this newly-restored route can save you valuable time, gas and frustration on every trip. Use the turn-by-turn driving directions below to give it a try on your next outing and see for yourself...

bullet menu From I-264 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach

Exit 2-A at Greenwood Drive and turn right at the base of the exit. Proceed on Greenwood Drive for 1.4 miles, then turn right on Victory Boulevard and follow for 3.3 miles. Turn right on Elm Avenue and proceed onto the Bridge.

Exit 3 at Victory Boulevard and turn right at the base of the exit. Follow Victory Boulevard for 3.8 miles to Elm Avenue. Turn right and proceed onto the Bridge.

Exit 4 at Portsmouth Boulevard and proceed for 1.4 miles. Turn right on Frederick Boulevard/US 17 and follow .7 mile to George Washington Highway. Turn left and follow for .4 mile to Elm Avenue. Turn right and follow 1 mile to the Bridge.

Exit 5 at Frederick Boulevard and turn slightly right at the base of the exit. Proceed .7 mile and turn left on George Washington Highway. Follow for .4 mile to Elm Avenue. Turn right and follow 1 mile to the Bridge.

Exit 7-A at Effingham Street and merge right onto Effingham Street. Proceed for 1.4 miles and turn left on Elm Avenue, following it 1 mile onto the Bridge.

bullet menu From I-264 West toward Portsmouth/Suffolk

Exit 11-A at Campostella Road and loop back around onto Campostella Road. Follow across the river and turn right on Wilson Road. Proceed .7 mile and veer right onto 22nd Street for .4 mile. Turn left on Liberty Street and take the next right on Poindexter Street. Follow for 1 mile onto the Bridge.

Exit 13-A at Military Highway and proceed for 2 miles to Indian River Road. Turn right and follow for 3 miles to Wilson Road. Turn left and proceed .7 mile, veering right onto 22nd Street for .4 mile. Turn left on Liberty Street and take the next right on Poindexter Street. Follow for 1 mile onto the Bridge.

bullet menu From Interstate 64 East or West

Exit 286-A at Indian River Road. Head west and proceed for 4.1 miles to Wilson Road. Turn left and proceed .7 mile, veering right onto 22nd Street for .4 mile. Turn left on Liberty Street and take the next right on Poindexter Street. Follow for 1 mile onto the Bridge.

Exit 291-A at I-464. Head North toward Norfolk. Follow for 3.9 miles and take exit 4-B at Poindexter Street. Loop around and proceed onto the Bridge.

bullet menu From I-664 South

Exit 14 at Military Highway and turn left at the base of the exit. Proceed on US-13 for 3.8 miles to US-17/George Washington Highway. Turn left and follow 1.8 miles to Victory Boulevard. Turn right and follow for 1.8 miles to Elm Avenue. Turn right and proceed onto the Bridge to I-464.  

bullet menu Gilmerton Bridge Alternate

From Military Highway, head North on George Washington Highway/US-17 and proceed for 1.8 miles to Victory Boulevard. Turn right and proceed 1.8 miles to Elm Avenue. Turn right and proceed onto the Bridge to I-464.

From I-464, take exit 4 and proceed onto the Bridge. After crossing the Elizabeth River, turn right on Elm Avenue or left on Victory Boulevard to reach I-264. To reach Military Highway/US-13, turn left on Victory Boulevard after exiting the Bridge. Follow 1.8 miles to George Washington Highway/US-17 and turn left. Follow 1 mile to I-64 interchange.