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On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Nov 13, 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:

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures westbound Nov. 17-18 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Alternating, single-lane closures in both directions Nov. 14-18 starting as early as 8 p.m. to 5  a.m.

High Rise Bridge, I-64:

  • Single-lane closure eastbound Nov. 14 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure westbound Nov. 15 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • Mobile, single-lane closures southbound Nov. 15-17 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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 Nov. 14-18 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Brief, intermittent stoppages on I-64 west near Route 143/Camp Peary (exit 238) Nov. 16 between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.
  • UPDATE-The consecutive, long-term full ramp closure and diversion on the existing Route 199/Newman Road west on-ramp to I-64 west in Lightfoot is scheduled to reopen to traffic overnight as early as Nov. 16. Until then, 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.
  • UPDATE-The consecutive, long-term full ramp closure on Route 143/Merrimac Trail north to I-64 west is scheduled to reopen to traffic overnight as early as Nov. 16. Until then, 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 west at the Denbigh Boulevard overpass with brief, intermittent stoppages Nov. 16-18 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. 16.

I-64, Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • Nov. 14 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 15-18 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 19-20 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
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
    • Nov. 15-18 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 19 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Nov. 20 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Nov. 21 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure on Military Highway at the I-64 overpass Nov. 16-17 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3os81z5
  • Full closure of the Great Bridge Boulevard overpass and off-ramp (Exit 292) Nov. 15-17 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., with the new Great Bridge Boulevard bridge opening to traffic as early as Nov. 18. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3os81z5

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions:
    • Nov. 10-11 from 8 p.m. until  as late as 3 a.m.
    • Nov. 12-13 from 7 p.m. until as late as 11 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3GXJslR
    • Nov. 14-15 from 7 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.

I-64, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake:

  • Triple-lane closures on I-64 west between Indian River Road (exit 286) in Virginia Beach and Battlefield Boulevard (exit 290) in Chesapeake Nov. 15-16, starting as early as 11 p.m. to as late as 3 a.m., with brief, intermittent stoppages.

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 Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. to Nov. 15 at 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert:https://conta.cc/3GXJslR
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Nov. 14-20 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 closures on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange Nov. 15-20 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. 12 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 15 at 4 a.m.
    • Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 22 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) Nov. 12-14 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Read the full traffic alert here: https://conta.cc/3kRDU3d 
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B):
    • Nov. 14 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 15-18 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 19-20 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):
    • Nov. 14 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 15-18 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 19-20 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

  • Closure of a portion of Fremac Drive beginning as early as Nov. 15. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3CNIOFi

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