Know before you go: VDOT’s list of weekly lane closures

(Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of VDOT)
(Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of Dec. 30  to Jan 5.

This list covers full closures of interstates, ramps, bridges and primary roads, and single lane closures at the bridge-tunnels and the Berkley, High Rise and James River bridges.

For information on the many other lane closures necessary for maintenance and construction throughout Hampton Roads, visit 511Virginia, download the 511 smartphone app, dial 511 or listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM.

REMINDER: VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia for the New Year’s holiday from noon, Monday, Dec. 31 until noon, Wednesday, Jan.2.

I-64

Segment II
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2-3, as follows:
    • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Yorktown Road (Route 238) on-ramp to I-64 east, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
**Detour signs will be in place. All ramps will not be closed at the same time to maintain access to the detour routes.
Segment III
  • A consecutive, long-term full ramp closure on Route 143 Merrimac Trail north to I-64 west continues. Traffic will follow detour signage in place directing motorists to the Route 143 south on-ramp to I-64 west during the closure.
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
  • Single-lane closure east, Jan. 2-5, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure west, Jan. 3-5, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-64 Southside – High Rise Bridge
  • I-64 single-lane closures in both directions between Greenbrier Parkway and S. Military Highway, Jan. 2-9, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-64 Express Lanes: Full closure in both directions.
  • Dec. 31, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

I-264

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements
  • Weekend closure of I-64 west ramp to I-264 east (Exit 284B) and I-264 east exit to Newtown Road (Exit 15A): 7 p.m. Jan. 4 to 5 a.m. Jan. 7, weather permitting. Click here for detour details.
I-95: Full ramp closures. Signed detours will be in place.
  • I-95 north ramp closure to US-58 west (Exit 11A) Jan. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Elizabeth River Tunnels (Downtown/Midtown tunnels): Go to Elizabeth River Tunnels for maintenance schedules on the Downtown Tunnel (I-264), Midtown Tunnel (U.S. 58).

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