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Know before you go: VDOT’s list of weekly lane closures

(WYDaily/Courtesy VDOT)
(WYDaily/Courtesy VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of Feb. 1-8.

This list covers full closures of interstates, ramps, bridges and primary roads, and single-lane closures at the bridge-tunnels and the Berkley, High Rise and James River bridges.

For information on the many other lane closures necessary for maintenance and construction throughout Hampton Roads, visit 511Virginia.org, download the 511VA smartphone app, or dial 511.

Bridges & Tunnels

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64

  • Alternating, single-lane closures westbound on Feb. 3-6 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure eastbound on Feb. 6 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, I-664

  • Single-lane closure southbound on Feb. 3-5 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures northbound on Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

James River Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions on Feb. 4-5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17

  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions on Feb. 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-64

I-64 Widening Project, Newport News / York County / James City County

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) Jan. 2-6, starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • A consecutive, long-term lane closure under traffic signal control on Colonial Parkway at the I-64 overpass continues.
  • 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.

I-64 Express Lanes: Full closure of I-64 Express lanes in both directions on Feb. 3 from 9 to 11 a.m.

I-64 Southside Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 281) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
    • Feb. 3-6, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Feb. 7, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Feb. 8, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Feb. 9, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project, Norfolk/Virginia Beach

  • Double-lane closures on I-264 east from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) on Feb. 2-3 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on the I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside set) from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) on Feb. 3 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (exit 16) to Newtown Road (exit 15) on Feb. 3-6 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, double-lane closures on I-64 west from Twin Bridges to I-264 on Feb. 3-7. starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the on-ramp from southbound Newtown Road to I-264 east on Feb. 5-7 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-264 east from Military Highway (exit 13) to Newtown Road (exit 15) on Feb. 5-8 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the I-264 east collector-distributor road (outside set) from I-64 to Newtown Road (exit 15) on Feb. 5-6 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. The exit ramp from the I-264 east collector-distributor road to Newtown Road (exit 15), will remain open during this time.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the I-64 west exit ramp (exit 284) to mainline I-264 east on Feb. 6-7 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Elizabeth River Tunnels (Downtown/Midtown tunnels): Go to Elizabeth River Tunnels for maintenance schedules on the Downtown Tunnel (I-264), Midtown Tunnel (U.S. 58) and MLK Expressway (Route 164).

HRBT Expansion Project: For future lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit HRBTExpansion.org.

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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