This notice is to respectfully advise you that the a movie company will be filming scenes for the WWII-era movie, Ithaca, at the tunnel on Defense Rd, this Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22.
The City of Petersburg is delighted that the leadership of this film chose Petersburg. We understand that they are guests in our city and wish to assure you that Thursday’s activity will be conducted in a safe, timely and professional manner.
In order to accomplish filming these scenes, Defense Rd will be closed to thru traffic between Squirrel Level Rd and Ridgewood Dr/Kutchen St, on Thursday, August 21 starting at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, August 22.
Please note that access into Ridgewood Dr/Kutchen St will remain open at all times.
We sincerely hope this doesn’t cause any inconveniences. Thanks in advance for your support of Virginia's growing film industry and for helping to put Petersburg in the movies.