2nd Annual Commuters Care Food Drive: February 2016

Oasis Social Ministry This February, the SNJB is again hosting the Commuters Care Food Drive. Every donation of five (5) canned or non-perishable food items at the SNJB Operations Office is rewarded with a $10.00 Virginia E-ZPass Reload Card. The Reload Card funds can be added to any existing or new Virginia E-ZPass account and used to travel on any toll facility in Hampton Roads and in 14 other states from North Carolina to Maine. All food donations benefit Oasis Social Ministry.A maximum of two (2) Reload Cards may be received by a single customer, and a limited supply of cards are available.

 Donations are accepted on weekdays from 9 am to Noon at the SNJB Operations Office:
    3815 Bainbridge Boulevard
    Chesapeake, VA 23324
    (757) 545-3444

New Jordan Bridge Hike & Bike Event

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The community is invited to explore the region's tallest bridge with its sweeping panoramic views during the new South Norfolk Jordan Bridge Hike & Bike event! Held from 8 - 10 am on Sunday, October 11th, the morning outing welcomes guests on foot, bike, stroller or wagon to traverse the mile-long crossing of the Elizabeth River's Southern Branch. All vehicle traffic will be restricted beginning at 7:00 am to ensure safe pedestrian access during the fall family event.

Play bridge trivia and SNJB "I Spy" with our Bridge Ambassadors while you walk the deck, or head down to ground level where the Elizabeth River Park features a kids' coloring station and more. Visitors also will be encouraged to register for the new Jordan Bridge Athletic Club, a healthy lifestyle initiative built around the bridge's free Pedestrian Walkway, that provides complimentary rewards for participants' healthy gains.

Refreshments are available for sale in the Park's Ship Store, and free parking is available in the park (carpools are encouraged). Pets on a leash are welcomed, but skateboards, scooters and roller blades are not permitted on the bridge.

Volunteers are needed in two-hour shifts (7:30 - 9:30 or 8:30 - 10:30 am) to serve as Bridge Ambassadors and staff water stations, Athletic Club registration or kids activity areas. Please register by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or call #757/545-3444 x201. 

Elizabeth River Boat Launch & Park Now Open!

red white and blueWe helped celebrate the newly-remodeled and upgraded Elizabeth River Boat Launch & Park at a Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday, May 30, 2015! The highlight of the evening for many was a spectacular riverside fireworks display sponsored in part by the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge (pictured above).

Visit the new park from sunrise to sunset and take advantage of all its new amenities including a Ship Store, Snack Shack, dog park, walking trail, picnic facilities and expanded parking options for people using the SNJB Pedestrian Walkway --check out the park's new video and virtual tour before you go. Enjoy!