Friday, December 2, 2022

Another week, another list of VDOT’s weekly lane closures on I-64

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 Interstate 64 widening project. (WYDaily/Courtesy of VDOT)

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

Crews contracted by VDOT will be performing work related to the I-64 widening project between Route 199 (exit 242) and Yorktown Road (exit 247) from July 15-19.

Detour signs will be in place to direct drivers around the construction.

VDOT is also warning drivers that a new traffic pattern will be in place starting in the morning July 17. The new pattern will be at exit 243B.

Another new traffic pattern will also be in place starting the morning of July 18. The pattern is on I-64 west, started west of exit 247 and exit 243A.

A full list of scheduled closures is as follows:

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 and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 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 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Yorktown Road (Route 238) on-ramp to I-64 east, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Lane closures:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) July 15-19, 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 on July 15-21, from 7 p.m. to 6 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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