Single Nighttime Lane Closures Expected on Route 17 This Week is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.


Pavement remains uneven around the intersection of Route 17 and Oriana Road (Marie Albiges/WYDaily)
Single lane closures are expected overnight on Route 17 this week. (Marie Albiges/WYDaily)

As the widening project on Route 17 continues, construction crews will be closing single lanes overnight this week.

Drivers can expect delays between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. Sunday through April 18 on Route 17 between Wolf Trap Road and Hampton Highway.

Work will include traffic shifts and single lane closures.

The Route 17 widening project is expected to be completed by December 2016 and will relieve the daily congestion of about 56,000 vehicles.

Real-time traffic information from VDOT can be found on its website here. Commuters can also tune into Highway Advisory Radio at 1680 AM or call 511 or 361-3016.