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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 March 22-28.

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 traffic, maintenance and construction in Hampton Roads, visit Virginia Department of Transportation’s 511 website, download the 511VA smartphone app or dial 511.

*Scheduled closures are subject to change based on weather conditions.*

Bridges & Tunnels

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64

  • Single-lane closures eastbound on March 24-26 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures westbound on March 23 and March 26 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.:
    • Southbound on March 22-23
    • Northbound on March 24-25

I-64

I-64 Widening Project, York County

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (Exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (Exit 242) March 22-26, 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 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):
  • March 23-26
    • I-64 westbound from 6:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 eastbound from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • March 27, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • March 28, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
  • March 29, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-264

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

  • Alternating shoulder closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-264 east (Exit 284) on March 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (Exit 16) to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on March 20 at 7 p.m. to March 22 at 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (Exit 16) to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on March 23-27 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-264 east at Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on March 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Double-lane closure on the I-264 east off-ramp to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on March 23-26 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-664, Newport News

  • Full closure of the on-ramp from 25th Street to I-664 north from March 19 to April 1 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Jefferson Avenue to I-664 south from March 19 to April 1 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the I-664 south off-ramp to 26th Street (Exit 6) from March 19 to April 1 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Route 164, Portsmouth
  • Single-lane closures eastbound on Route 164 at the West Norfolk Bridge on March 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.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 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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