Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Plan ahead: VDOT releases list of weekly lane closures

VDOT has announced their weekly lane closures for the I-64 widening project. (Courtesy of VDOT)
VDOT has announced their weekly lane closures for the I-64 widening project. (Courtesy of VDOT)

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

Some lanes and ramps will close between May 13 and 19. 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 as follows:

Lane closures:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247), starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road, Penniman Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from 1 mile east of the Route 199 Lightfoot exit 234 (mile marker 233) to Route 199 (exit 242), starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Fenton Mill Road (Route 602) and Rochambeau Drive at the I-64 overpasses, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Colonial Parkway at the I-64 overpasses, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Ramp closures:

  • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 west, as early as 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m
  • Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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