On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Nov 20, 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.

** VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia for Thanksgiving travel beginning noon, Wednesday, Nov. 24, until noon, Monday, Nov. 29. Read the statewide Thanksgiving travel release here.*

Bridges & Tunnels

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures northbound Nov. 22 from 8 p.m. to as late as 10 p.m.
  • Single-lane closure southbound Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions Nov. 21 and Nov. 23 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.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:

  • All three newly completed eastbound lanes on I-64 between Route 199/Newman Road (exit 234) in Lightfoot to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) to open to traffic starting as early as the afternoon on Nov. 19. Click here for full news release:https://conta.cc/3qQZybx
  • 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 Nov. 21-23 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures in both directions on Route 143/Merrimac Trail at the I-64 overpass Nov. 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

I-64, Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):.
    • Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 22-23 from 6 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

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289) Nov. 22-23 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full directional closures with detours of I-64, as well as full ramp closures, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on the following dates: 
    • Full closure of I-64 west (towards Virginia Beach) at Route 17/George Washington Highway (exit 296) Friday, Nov. 19
    • Full closure of I-64 east (towards Suffolk) at I-464 (exit 291A) Saturday, Nov. 20, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Full closure of the on-ramp from northbound George Washington Highway to I-64 west on Nov. 19. 
    • Full closure of the on-ramp from southbound George Washington Highway to I-64 west on Nov. 19. 
    • Full closure of the on-ramp from I-464 north to I-64 east on Nov. 20
    • Full closure of the off-ramp from I-464 south to I-64 east on Nov. 20

Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/30FtdJA

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions:
    • Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Nov. 22 from 9-11:30 a.m.

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Nov. 19-23 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 Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. to Nov. 21 at 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange Nov. 21-23 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 564 (I-564)

I-64, Norfolk:

  • Consecutive, double-lane closures on I-564 west between the I-64 west interchange and Terminal Boulevard Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 22 at 4 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):
    • Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 22-23 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 22-23 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closure of the on-ramp from Aberdeen Road to I-664 north Nov. 21-23 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

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