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On the Road: This Week’s Road Closures (March 5, 2022)

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(WYDaily Media)

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 closure eastbound March 8 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664

  • Alternating, single-lane closures northbound March 7-10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures southbound March 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Berkley Bridge/I-264

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures westbound March 10 from 7-9 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, Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • March 6 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
    • March 7-10 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
    • March 11-12 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

Denbigh Boulevard Bridge over I-64 Replacement Project, Newport News:

  • Full closures in both directions on Denbigh Boulevard between Millwood Drive and Pocahontas Drive March 7-8 from 7 p.m. each night until 6 a.m. the following morning. Signed detour in place to Bland Boulevard. Click here for full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3Hz5bQk

I-64 Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions March 12-13 from 7 a.m. to noon

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 in both directions on I-64 between I-664 north/Route 13/Route 58 (exit 299) and Shell Road (overpass), March 6-14 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Single-lane closure on I-64 west at the High Rise Bridge on March 8-11 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Ongoing, nightly closure of the on-ramp to I-64 east from George Washington Highway south through March 7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • Ongoing, continuous closure of the HOV lane on I-264 west from Independence Boulevard (exit 17) to Witchduck Road (exit 16). Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3GqXElY. Note that this closure will not be in place from Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. to Feb. 28 at 5 a.m.
  • Continuous, single-lane closure on the I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside set) bOngoing, continuous closure of the HOV lane on I-264 west from Independence Boulevard (exit 17) to Witchduck Road (exit 16). Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3GqXElY
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) March 6-12 from 7 p.m. until as late as 10 a.m. 
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange on March 7 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-264 west between Witchduck Road (exit 16) and Newtown Road (exit 15) on March 11 at 7 p.m. to March 14 at 5 a.m.

Interstate 564 (I-564)

I-564, Norfolk

  • Consecutive, double-lane closures on I-564 east between the runway tunnel and Terminal Boulevard:
    • March 4 at 7 p.m. through March 7 at 5 a.m.
    • March 11 at 7 p.m. through March 14 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):
    • March 6 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 7-10 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 11-12 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • March 6 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 7-10 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 11-12 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

  • Ongoing closure of a portion of Fremac Drive. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3CNIOFi 
  • Continuous, single-lane closures in both directions of Laskin Road from 8 a.m. March 13 to 8 a.m. March 14: 
    • Eastbound from west of First Colonial Road to Nevan Road
    • Westbound at Nevan Road
    • Left-turn lane to eastbound Laskin Road from southbound First Colonial Road

Route 164, Portsmouth

  • Full closure of Route 164 westbound between Cedar Lane and Towne Point Road March 6-10 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

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