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 December 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 April 7 to April 13.

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
  • Overnight single-lane closure north, with stoppages up to 20 minutes possible,
    • April 7-11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 12, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • April 13, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    • April 14, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Daytime single-lane closures north, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64
  • Single-lane closures east:
    • April 7-11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
James River Bridge, Route 17
  • Alternating single-lane closures south, April 10-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17
  • Alternating single-lane closures in both directions April 8-9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-64

I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County/James City County
Segment II
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, April 7, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., and April 8-11, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the following ramps: (**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)
    • I-64 east to Route 143 (exit 243B)
    • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A)
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B)
    • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west
    • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247)
    • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west
    • Yorktown Road (Route 238) on-ramp to I-64 east
  • Full ramp closure on I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B):
    • April 7, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 8-11, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 12, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247):
    • April 7, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 8-11, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 12, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
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, April 7-11, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and April 12, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Full ramp closure on I-64 west off-ramp to George Washington Highway (exit 296A) on April 8, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
64 Express Lanes
  • The 64 Express Lanes will be closed April 10-11, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
I-64
  • 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) between Military Highway and Newtown Road. Detour at I-64/264 interchange to Indian River Road. Mainline I-264 east will remain open. (See the full release here.):
    • April 10-11, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 12, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • April 13, from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
    • April 14-17, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.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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