Norfolk opening parking garages ahead of expected flooding

Norfolk is opening several city parking garages so residents can move vehicles to higher ground ahead of heavy rains and expected flooding Thursday into Friday.

All Old Dominion University parking garages will open at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. Vehicles must be removed by 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The following city garages will be open beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday. Norfolk residents are advised to not park in reserved spaces and must remove their vehicles by 8 a.m. on Sept. 23.

York Street Garage, 215 West York Street
Bank Street Garage, 441 Bank Street
St Paul’s Lot, 521 Wood Street

The entire Hampton Roads region is under a flash flood watch from Thursday afternoon into Friday evening, with 3 to 5 inches of rain possible.

#NorfolkVA is preparing for rain and flooding through the weekend. If you need a high and dry place to put your vehicle,…

Posted by City of Norfolk Government on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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