Friday, December 9, 2022

Plan ahead: VDOT releases list of weekly lane closures

Drivers planning to be out on Interstate 64 and some nearby streets will likely experience nightly delays. (Courtesy VDOT)
Drivers planning to be out on Interstate 64 and some nearby streets will likely experience nightly delays. (Courtesy VDOT)

Those on Interstate 64 next week should expect a series of night lane closures — and possibly some delays.

Some lanes and ramps will close between April 13 and 6. Crews contracted by the Virginia Department of Transportation will be performing work on I-64 from the Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247).

Signed detours will be in place.

A full list of scheduled closures is below:

Lane closures:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) April 3-5, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road, Penniman Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on April 3-6, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from 1 mile east of Route 199 Lightfoot exit 234 (mile marker 233) to Colonial Parkway (mile marker 240.5) April 3-6, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. for soil boring operations.

Ramp closures:

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