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Know before you go: VDOT’s weekly lane closures

Work is continuing on the widening of Interstate 64 in the Historic Triangle. (WYDaily photo/courtesy VDOT)
Work is continuing on the widening of Interstate 64 in the Historic Triangle. (WYDaily photo/courtesy VDOT)

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

As a result of VDOT’s I-64 widening project certain ramps and lanes will experience closures from Jan. 6-12.

There will be a full ramp closure on Yorktown Road on-ramp to I-64 east on Jan. 4-5 from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Signed detours will be in place.

Full ramp closures will be in place from Jan. 6-10 with signed detours.

Ramp Closures

  • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • 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.
  • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 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.

There will also be a long-term full ramp closure on Route 143 Merrimac Trail north to I-64 west. Traffic will be detoured to the Route 143 south on-ramp to I-64 west during the closure. Signed detours will be in place.

The weekend closure of the I-64 west ramp to I-264 east and I-264 east to Newtown Road has been rescheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11 to 5 a.m. on Jan. 14.

The I-664 Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel will experience a single-lane closure northbound Jan. 7-8 from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. and a single-lane closure going south from Jan. 9-10 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doironhttp://wydaily.com
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at alexa@localvoicemedia.com.

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