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On the Road: This Week’s Road Closures (March 12, 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

  • Single-lane closure eastbound March 14 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Mobile, single-lane closures westbound March 15 from  9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure westbound March 17 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.
  • AlternatinAlternating, mobile, single-lane closures southbound March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Single-lane closure northbound March 16 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17:

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures:
    • Both directions March 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Northbound March 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17:

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions March 17 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, Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • March 13 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 14-17 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 18-19 from 6 p.m. to 11 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
  • Traffic shift on I-64 east, between Shell Road and the High Rise Bridge, as early as Thursday morning, March 17. To help facilitate the shift, the following ramp closures will be in place. North- and southbound detours will alternate during the below hours and will not occur at the same time: 
    • George Washington Highway south on-ramp to I-64 west on March 14-15 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • George Washington Highway north on-ramp to I-64 west on March 14-16 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Temporary detour on Yadkin Road at the I-64 overpass on March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Overnight detours on north- and southbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on: 
    • March 15 – southbound
    • March 16 – southbound then northbound
    • March 17 – northbound
  • 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 14-20, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • For more information on the above traffic impacts, click here: https://conta.cc/3I3ke4U

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • New traffic pattern in place with the opening of a new off-ramp from I-264 east to northbound Newtown Road (exit 15b). Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3IZCvSd
  • 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
  • Alternating, single-lane closures in both directions of Witchduck Road at the I-264 interchange on March 12-13 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3tJjOf3
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) March 13-19 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 March 13-19 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. and on March 18 at 7 p.m. to March 21 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 11 at 7 p.m. through March 14 at 5 a.m.
    • March 18 at 7 p.m. through March 21 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 13 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 14-17 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 18-19 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 13 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 14-17 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • March 18-19 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 199, James City County:

  • Full closure of the on ramp from Route 199 west (Newman Road) to I-64 west March  14-17 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Route 460, Isle of Wight County

  • Brief, intermittent stoppages on Route 460 (Windsor Boulevard/General Mahone Boulevard) in both directions over Blackwater River March 17-18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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