Archive for “MLK Bridge”
The agenda for the October 24 City Council meeting (PDF) includes the following: Res. No. 2011-R114 (Patron: Mayor Jones) – To request the Virginia Department of Transportation to program the Martin Luther King Bridge Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvement Project and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer *** to execute all the necessary agreements *** relating [...]
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT (SHOOTING) (X3) 9/12/11 3:00 a.m. 00 block of the Martin Luther King Bridge Three males reported they were shot by unknown person(s). Their injuries are not life-threatening.
richmond.com has a great little history of the Marshall Street Viaduct and the MLK Bridge: Why was the Leigh Street Viaduct built? It’s so large and gets so little traffic. Did it get more traffic decades ago? It seems like a bridge to nowhere. I’d love to know more about it and the Marshall Street [...]
The city and taggers are engaged in turf war over the MLK Bridge: The new tags, spelling SIGH in orange and gold letters about 6 feet high, are painted right above two of the bridge’s massive supports, one facing north and one facing south. The bridge, officially called the Martin Luther King Bridge, rises high [...]
Today’s issue of Noteworthy Events from the Richmond Police Department has 2 incidents in the First Precinct that really stand out: 1st ROBBERY 5/12/09 2:00 p.m. Martin Luther King Bridge A male reported he was assaulted and robbed by five unknown males. 1st ROBBERY 5/12/09 9:20 p.m. 2000 block of Redd Street A male reported [...]
All westbound lanes of East Leigh Street from Mosby Street to N. 11th Street will be closed from 6PM Friday, March 28 until 6PM Sunday, March 30.
September 17th will mark 30 years of the over-sized 6-lane bridge.
Last night at about 5:15pm, a man riding a bicycle on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge was hit by a minivan and dragged more than 200 feet between the van and a concrete wall. The unidentified man man was being treated last night for life-threatening injuries; a report on his condition was not [...]