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Know before you go: VDOT weekly lane closures

Segment II of the I-64 widening project (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)
Segment II of the I-64 widening project (WYDaily/ Courtesy of 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 Aug. 4-10.

Ramps

  • A consecutive, long-term full ramp closure on Route 143 Merrimac Trail north to I-64 west continues. Traffic will follow detour signage in place directing motorists to the Route 143 south on-ramp to I-64 west during the closure.

Lanes

  • James River Bridge, Route 17: Single-lane closures northbound and southbound, Aug. 5-9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17: Series of test openings, Aug. 5, between 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) Aug. 4-8, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. westbound and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. eastbound.
  • Daytime lane closures under flagger control on Lakeshead Drive at the I-64 overpass, on August 8-9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motorist and emergency vehicle access will be maintained at all times.
  • Nightime lane closures under flagger control on Lakeshead Drive at the I-64 overpass, on Aug. 4-6, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorist and emergency vehicle access will be maintained at all times.
  • 64 Express Lanes will be closed:
    • Aug. 5, from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
    • Aug. 9-10, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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