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On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Dec. 11, 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:

  • Single-lane closure eastbound Dec. 14 and Dec. 16 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures westbound Dec. 13 and Dec. 15 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures southbound:
    • Dec. 12 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 15 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 18 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures northbound Dec. 14 and Dec. 16-19 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Berkley Bridge

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures:
    • Westbound Dec. 13 and Dec. 16 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Eastbound Dec. 14 and Dec. 17 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • A series of brief, intermittent test openings Dec. 13 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions Dec. 16 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 Dec. 13-17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Closures under flagger control on Colonial Parkway at the I-64 overpasses Dec. 13-14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Full closure on Colonial Parkway between Hubbard Lane and Penniman Road/Sanda Avenue on Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to as late as 1 p.m. Click here for full news release:https://bit.ly/3Guu0ge

I-64, Hampton

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • Dec. 12 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 13-16 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 17-18 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

I-64 Express Lanes

  • Full closure in both directions Dec. 15 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

I-64, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake

  • Triple-lane closures with brief, intermittent stoppages on I-64 east between Indian River Road (exit 286) in Virginia Beach and Battlefield Boulevard (exit 290) in Chesapeake Dec. 17 from 11 p.m. to as late as 3 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 I-664 north/Route 13/Route 58 (exit 299) and Shell Road (overpass):
    • Dec. 13-16 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 17 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Dec. 18 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Dec. 19 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Triple-lane closure on I-64 east from Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289) to I-464 (exit 291) on Dec. 13 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Double-lane closure on I-64 east from I-464 (exit 291) to Great Bridge Boulevard (exit 292) on Dec. 14-15 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
  • Full closure with detour of Yadkin Road at the I-64 overpass on Friday, Dec. 17, from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a contingency date of Saturday, Dec. 18. Local traffic will be permitted access to businesses on Yadkin Road from George Washington Highway. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3IGW9SS

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • Full closure of the I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside set) at Newtown Road (exit 15) on Dec. 10 starting as early as 10 p.m. to Dec. 13 at 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert:https://conta.cc/3y8AmyB
  • Shift to the left of the flyover from I-64 west to mainline I-264 east (inside set) at the bridge over Kempsville road, reducing mainline I-264 east by one lane in this location starting as early as Dec. 13, remaining in place through early 2022.
  • Single-lane closure on the I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside set) at Newtown Road (exit 15) beginning as early as Dec. 13, remaining in place through late December.
  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Dec. 12-18 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):
    • Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. to Dec. 13 at 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. to Dec. 20 at 5 a.m.
  •  Single-lane closure on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange Dec. 12-18 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 564 (I-564)

I-64, Norfolk:

  • Consecutive, double-lane closures on I-564 in both directions:
    • Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. through Dec. 12 at 4 a.m.
    • Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. through Dec. 19 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):
    • Dec. 12 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 13-16 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 17-18 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):
    • Dec. 12 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m..
    • Dec. 13-16 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Dec. 17-18 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

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