South Jordan Public Library

The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge is the City's first privately owned bridge, is no longer a drawbridge and is also the first tolled bridge. Please visit the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge website at for official bridge information.

Located between Poindexter Street in South Norfolk and Elm Street in Portmouth. It crosses the Elizabeth River at 169 feet high and is about a mile long.

The Original Jordan Bridge

photo - Jordon Bridge The original Jordan Bridge was constructed in 1928 and closed on November 8, 2008. It was a vertical lift span two-lane bridge operated by the City of Chesapeake. Daily traffic reached 7, 000 vehicles with a weight limit of 3 tons/6, 000 lbs.

It's Interesting

  • Sir Frederick Richard Jordan KCMG (1881–1949) was a barrister, chief justice and lieutenant governor of New South Wales.. He was the ninth Chief justice of New South Wales, a state of Australia. Jordan was a distinguished lawyer as well as the Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales. Retired Supreme Court Justice Roddy Meagher describes Jordan...
  • Audiobook veteran and AudioFile Earphones Award winner Michael Kramer has recorded more than one hundred audiobooks for trade publishers and many more for the Library of Congress Talking Books program.
    He is known for his spot-on character portraits and accents, and his resonant, well-tempered voice. His audiobooks include Zen and the Art of...
  • La Cucina was an English roots style band of the 1990s, that went under the tagline of "accordion-driven funky neapolitan rockers". Although they were based in the south of England, their music was an amalgam of Southern Italian folk songs and disco and salsa beats. They were famed at the time for their wild concerts, and lack of wild living ...

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