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On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Oct. 22, 2021)

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REGIONAL — Welcome to On the Road! This column will have your weekly lane closures and roadwork reports for this coming week.

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

Scheduled closures are subject to change based on weather conditions and other factors.

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

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

Bridges & Tunnels

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64:

  • Mobile, single-lane closures eastbound Oct. 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closure southbound Oct. 24 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures northbound Oct. 25-28 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions Oct. 28 to Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17:

  • Brief, intermittent openings Oct. 23 from 12:01-8 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project:

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

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).

Interstate 64 (I-64)

I-64 Widening Segment III Project, York County:

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199/Newman Road (exit 234) in Lightfoot to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) as needed Oct. 24-28 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • New traffic pattern shifting traffic to the right on I-64 west from west of Route 199/Newman Road (exit 234) to the Queens Creek Bridge to begin as early as Oct. 28.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Fenton Mill Road to the west of Route 199 (exit 234) Oct. 25-29 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Rochambeau Drive between Route 199 (exit 234) and Route 143 (exit 238) Oct. 25-29 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • A consecutive, long-term full ramp closure and diversion on the existing Route 199/Newman Road west on-ramp to I-64 west in Lightfoot continues. Westbound traffic on Route 199/Newman Road to follow detour signage in place directing motorists to a new temporary median crossover to access the Route 199/Newman Road east on-ramp to I-64 west during the closure.
  • 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, Denbigh Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project, Newport News: 

  • Double-lane closures on I-64 east at the Denbigh Boulevard overpass with brief, intermittent stoppages up to 20 minutes Oct. 24 starting as early as 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64, Southside Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion:

  • For a full list of ongoing traffic impacts and lane closures, visit the project traffic alerts page:64highrise.org/news_and_traffic_alerts/lane_closures.asp
  • Full closure of the off-ramp from I-64 west to Battlefield Boulevard south (exit 290B) Oct. 25-31 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3pAyYm6
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
    • Oct. 25-28 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 29 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Oct. 31 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions:
    • Oct. 22-23 from 7 p.m. to as late as 11 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3njNLir
    • Oct. 25 from 9-11:30 a.m.
    • Oct. 25-27 from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-64, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake:

  • Triple-lane closures on I-64 between Indian River Road (exit 286) in Virginia Beach and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289A/B) in Chesapeake with brief, intermittent stoppages, starting as early as midnight to as late as 3 a.m.:
    • I-64 in both directions Oct. 22
    • I-64 east Oct. 24
    • I-64 west Oct. 25

I-64, Chesapeake:

  • Triple-lane closures on I-64 west between Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289A/B) and Battlefield Boulevard (exit 290) Oct. 26 starting as early as 11 p.m. to as late as 3 a.m., with brief, intermittent stoppages.

I-64, Norfolk:

  • Full closures of the I-64 east on- and off-ramps at Northampton Boulevard north (exit 282) Oct. 24-29 starting as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closures of the on-ramp from Northampton Boulevard south (Route 13) to I-64 west Oct. 24-29 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • Progressive, multi-lane and ramp closures at the I-64/I-264 interchange beginning Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. to Oct. 25 at 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert:https://conta.cc/3njNLir 
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Oct. 24-28 from 7 p.m. until as late as 10 a.m.
  • Consecutive, double-lane closure on I-264 west between Witchduck Road (exit 16) and Newtown Road (exit 15) from Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. to Nov. 1 at 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the on-ramp from S. Witchduck Road to I-264 east from Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. to Nov. 1 at 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3njNLir 
  • Opening of a new off-ramp from I-264 east to Witchduck Road (exit 16) as early as Nov. 1 at 5 a.m. The current off-ramp from I-264 east to Witchduck Road will be permanently closed. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3njNLir

I-264, Norfolk:

  • Full closure of the I-264 west off-ramp to I-64 west (exit 14B) Oct. 24-28 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the I-264 east (inside set) off-ramp to I-64 west (exit 14C) Oct. 24-28 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Interstate 564 (I-564)

  • Consecutive, double-lane closures on I-564 west between the I-64 west interchange and Terminal Boulevard:
    • Starting Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. through Oct. 24 at 5 a.m.
    • Starting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. through Oct. 31 at 5 a.m.

Interstate 664 (I-664)

I-664, Hampton:

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B):
    • Oct. 24 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 25-28 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 29-30 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • Oct. 24 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 25-28 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 29-30 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.

I-664, Chesapeake:

  • Full closure of the Route 58 on-ramp to I-664 south Oct. 18-19 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 95 (I-95)

I-95, Emporia:

  • Intermittent full ramp closures of the I-95 south on- and off-ramps at Route 58 (exit 11):
    • Oct. 24-28 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    • Oct. 25-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

  • Closure of a portion of Fremac Drive in Virginia Beach beginning as early as Nov. 8. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3vAW0dA

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