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RICHMOND, Va. Every year, the Department of Public Utilities tests the flood walls by opening and closing each one of them.

This year’s tests run from Saturday, June 7 to Friday, June 14, 2014. There will be numerous road closures.

Bookmark this page as a guide.

Saturday, June 7

May Bridge at Hull Street, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hull Street northbound from Commerce Road will be closed.

Sunday, June 8

Mayo Bridge at 14th Street, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. S. 14th Street southbound at Dock Street will be closed.

Monday, June 9

Brander Street, 9-11 a.m. The entrance to Brander Street, which leads only to the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Ancarrow’s boat landing, will be closed at the end of Maury Street.

Tuesday, June 10

S. 12th and E. Byrd 7-9 a.m. E. Bryd Street between S. 12th and Virginia Street will be closed.

Tuesday, June 10

Dock Street, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Dock Street from 18th to 21st will be closed.

Wednesday, June 11

21st Street and Cary at the Holocaust Museum, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Cary Street between S. 20th and 22nd will be closed.

Friday, June 14
Goodes Street off Commerce Road, 9-11 a.m. Goode Street will be restricted to one lane at the CSX crossing.

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