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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 June 28 to July 4.

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.

Scheduled closures are subject to change based on weather conditions and other factors.

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.

Bridges & Tunnels

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64:

  • Alternating, single-lane closures westbound from June 29 to July 1 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
HRBT Expansion Project:
  • For lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit HRBTExpansion.org.
Berkley Bridge, I-264
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures in both directions on June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

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) June 28-July 2, 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 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (Exit 289) on June 28 through July 2 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of the on-ramp to I-64 eastbound from northbound George Washington Highway on June 28 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full closure of off-ramp from I-64 east to George Washington Highway (Exit 296B) on June 28 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Overnight detour on southbound Military Highway under the I-64 overpass, June 1-30, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for more information. 
  • Continuous detour on Shell Road at the I-64 overpass, June 15 to Aug. 24. Click here for more information.
  • Click here full list of project traffic alerts.

I-64 Express Lanes:

  • Full closure of I-64 Express Lanes in both directions on June 29 from 9-11 a.m.

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

  • Nightly detours on South Witchduck Road northbound at the I-264 interchange, Click here for the full traffic alert.
  • Narrowing of the off-ramp from I-264 east to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on June 26-27 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., with the left turn at the exit closed during this time.
  • Ongoing closure with detour of southbound Newtown Road at the I-264 interchange. Closure extended through late August. Click here for the full traffic alert.
  • Alternating, single-lane closure on I-264 west from Witchduck Road (Exit 16) to Newtown Road (Exit 15) on June 28 through July 1 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, double-lane closures on I-264 east from Newtown Road (Exit 15) to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on June 28 through July 1 starting as early as 7 p.m. through 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure of the off-ramp from I-264 west to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on June 28 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Laskin Road Widening and Bridge Replacement Project – City of Virginia Beach
  • Single-lane closures on eastbound Laskin Road between Republic Road and Fremac Drive in the City of Virginia Beach beginning the week of June 22, weekly from Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. the following day. Click here for the full traffic.

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).

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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