Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Know before you go: VDOT 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 March 17-23.

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.

The long-term full ramp closure on route 143 Merrimac Trial north to I-64 west will continue. There will be detour sinage directing traffic to route 143 south on-ramp to I-64 west.

Lane closures

The 64 Express Lanes will be closed:

  • March 18, from 9 a.m. to noon
  • March 18-19, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • March 21, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Drivers should expect traffic shifts to begin overnight on Monday on I-64 east from exit 247 towards exit 242. Traffic will be shifted to the right and center travel lanes.

There will be alternating single-lane closures from March 17-23 from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall at exit 247 eastbound from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. westbound.

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.

Related Articles

MORE FROM AUTHOR