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

(All News Hampton News/Courtesy VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of March 8-14.

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 traffic, maintenance and construction in Hampton Roads, visit Virginia Department of Transportation’s 511 website, download the 511VA smartphone app or dial 511.

Bridges & Tunnels

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64

  • Single-lane closures eastbound on March 8 and March 11-12 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures westbound on March 9-13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, I-664

  • Single-lane closures southbound on March 9-10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

High Rise Bridge, I-64

  • Mobile, single-lane closures eastbound on March 10-11 from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Berkley Bridge, I-264

  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Market Street to I-264 west on March 9-12 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.:
    • southbound on March 8, 11-12
    • northbound on March 8-12

I-64

I-64 Widening Project, York County

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (Exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (Exit 242) March 8-12, starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • A consecutive, long-term lane closure under traffic signal control on Colonial Parkway at the I-64 overpass continues.
  • 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 Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (Exit 281) and Greenbrier Parkway (Exit 289):
    • March 9-12, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 13, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • March 14, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m
    • March 15, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.

I-64 Express Lanes

  • Full closure of I-64 Express Lanes in both directions on March 12, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

I-264

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project, Norfolk/Virginia Beach

  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Newtown Road to I-264 east on March 9-13 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (Exit 16) to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. through Monday, March 9, at 5 a.m., and on Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m. through Monday, March 16, at 5 a.m.
  • Double-lane closure on the I-264 east off-ramp to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on March 9-12 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (Exit 16) to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on March 9-13 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-264 east from Newtown Road (Exit 15) to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on March 8-14 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Route 164, Portsmouth

  • Single-lane closures eastbound on Route 164 at the West Norfolk Bridge on March 9-13 from 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) and MLK Expressway (Route 164).

HRBT Expansion Project: For future lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit HRBTExpansion.org.

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