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

Work continues on the new I-64 west exit lanes and off-ramp on December 13, 2018, before final paving. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of Dave Forster/VDOT)
Work continues on the new I-64 west exit lanes and off-ramp on Dec. 13, 2018, before final paving. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of Dave Forster/VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of March 31 to April 6.

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.org, download the 511VA smartphone app, or dial 511.

Bridges

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, I-664
  • Single-lane closure south, with stoppages up to 20 minutes possible,
    • April 1-4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 5, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • April 6, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    • April 7, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures north, April 1-2, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64
  • Single-lane closures west:
    • April 2-5, from 8 p.m. to midnight
    • April 3-4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
James River Bridge, Route 17
  • Alternating single-lane closures in both directions April 1-2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-64

I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County/James City County
Segment II
  • Full ramp closure on I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B):
    • March 31-April 4, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 5, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    • April 6, from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, March 31-April 4, as follows: (**All ramps will not be closed at the same time to maintain access to the detour routes.)
    • 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 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.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) March 31-April 6, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m eastbound, and as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. westbound.
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.
I-64 Southside – High Rise Bridge
  • I-64 single-lane closures both directions between South Military Highway and Greenbrier Parkway, March 31-April 4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and April 5, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
64 Express Lanes
  • The 64 Express Lanes will be closed April 3, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
I-64
  • Two slow roll operations, lasting up to 15 minutes each, across all lanes on I-64 east at Route 33 (exit 220), April 4, between midnight and 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closure on I-64 east on-ramp from Tidewater Drive (Route 168) south on March 31, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • A consecutive full ramp closure from the northbound LaSalle Avenue on-ramp to I-64 east continues until summer 2019 for bridge repair work. Starting the week of March 19, a full eastbound closure is in place on Armistead Avenue beneath the I-64 overpass for up to six weeks. Find project and detour information here.

I-264

64/264 Interchange Improvements Project, Norfolk/Virginia Beach
  • Full closure of I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside lanes) before Newtown Road 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday to Saturday and 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday to Sunday the weekend of April 5-7. Detour at 64/264 interchange to Indian River Road. Mainline I-264 east will remain open.

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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