Friday, March 1, 2024

Traffic alert: VDOT weekly lane closures scheduled for I-64 widening

(Courtesy VDOT)
(Courtesy VDOT)

Motorists be aware: More lane closures on Interstate 64 are coming next week.

Some lanes, streets, and ramps on I-64 will close between March 11 and 17 due to the I-64 widening project, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation press release.

Crews contracted by VDOT will close a series of interstate on-ramps and off-ramps on I-64 from the Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247).

Ramp closures:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 in both directions to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 in both directions to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 in both directions, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 in both directions, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Lane closures:

  • Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue and Penniman Road at the I-64 overpasses on March 11-16, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199 Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) March 11-15, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. for soil boring operations.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Colonial Parkway at the I-64 overpass on March 11-12, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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