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On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Oct. 30, 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 Nov. 3 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closures northbound Nov. 1-4 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Berkley Bridge, I-264

  • Single-lane closure westbound Nov. 4 from 7-9 p.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.

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. 31 to Nov. 4 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • New traffic patterns shifting traffic to the right on I-64 west: 
    • from west of Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) to the Queens Creek Bridge to begin as early as Oct. 31.
    • from the Queens Creek Bridge to west of Route 199/Newman Road (exit 234) to begin as early as Nov. 2.
  • Read the full traffic alert here:https://conta.cc/3Eps2MX
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143/Camp Peary (exit 238) Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on Route 143/Merrimac Trail north near the I-64 overpass Nov. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 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 at the Denbigh Boulevard overpass with brief, intermittent stoppages:
    • on I-64 east Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • on I-64 west Nov. 2-4 between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • New traffic pattern closing the far left lane and shifting the three traffic lanes to the right on I-64 west near the Denbigh Boulevard overpass beginning overnight as early as Nov. 2.

I-64 Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closure on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • Nov. 1-4 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 5-6 from 6 p.m. to 8 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. 1-4 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 5 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Nov. 6 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Nov. 7 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions:
    • Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 from 7 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
  • 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 east between Indian River Road (exit 286) in Virginia Beach and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289A/B) in Chesapeake Oct. 29 starting as early as 11 p.m. to as late as 3 a.m., with brief, intermittent stoppages.

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 closure of the I-64 east off-ramp to Northampton Boulevard north (exit 282A) Nov. 1-4 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Northampton Boulevard south (Route 13) to I-64 east and west Nov. 1-5 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Northampton Boulevard north (Route 13) to I-64 east Nov. 1-5 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • 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/3CtEMS7
  • 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/3CtEMS7
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Oct. 31 to Nov. 6 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. and from Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. to Nov. 8 at 5 a.m.

I-264, Norfolk:

  • Full closure of the I-264 west off-ramp to I-64 west (exit 14B) Nov. 1-4 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) Nov. 1-4 from 11 p.m. to 4 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:
    • Starting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 1 at 4 a.m.
    • Starting Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 8 at 4 a.m.

Interstate 664 (I-664)

I-664, Hampton:

  • Full ramp closure of the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B) Oct. 29-31 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Read the full traffic alert here: https://conta.cc/3Eo8ZCK 
  • Alternating, single-lane closure on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B):
    • Nov. 1-4 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 5-6 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closure on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 1-4 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 5-6 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

  • Closure of a portion of Fremac Drive beginning as early as Nov. 8. Click here for the full traffic alert:https://conta.cc/3vAW0dA
  • Closure of a portion of Winwood Drive at the south side of Laskin Road as early as Nov. 3. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3BmvRAD

Route 58, Virginia Beach

  • Closure of Route 58 east (Virginia Beach Boulevard) Nov. 1-2 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3jG60xD

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