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

Here are the lane closures for Hampton Roads this week. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)
Here are the lane closures for Hampton Roads this week. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of Nov. 8-14.

This list covers full closures of interstates, ramps, bridges and primary roads, and single-lane closures at the bridge-tunnels and the Coleman, 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

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closures southbound on Nov. 9-12 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

HRBT Expansion Project:

  • For lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit HRBTExpansion.org.
High Rise Bridge, I-64:
  • Single-lane closures westbound on Nov. 8-11 from 8 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).

I-64 Widening Segment III Project, York County:

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199/Lightfoot (Exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (Exit 242) Nov. 8-12, starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Traffic shift and brief, intermittent stoppages scheduled overnight starting as early as Nov. 8, on I-64 east at the Lakeshead Drive and Colonial Parkway overpass bridges.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Lakeshead Drive at the I-64 overpass Nov. 11-12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • A consecutive, long-term full ramp closure and diversion on the existing Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 west in Lightfoot continues. Westbound traffic on Route 199 follow detour signage in place directing motorists to a new temporary median crossover to access the Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west during the closure.
  • 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):
    • Nov. 9-12, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Nov. 13, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Nov. 14, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Nov. 15, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Click here full list of project traffic alerts.

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure of I-64 Express Lanes in both directions on Nov. 9 from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-664, Newport News:

  • Intermittent full closures of the off-ramp from I-664 north to Roanoke Avenue (Exit 4) on Nov. 8-10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Intermittent full closures of the on-ramp from Chestnut Avenue to I-664 north on Nov. 8-10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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

  • Alternating, multi-lane closures in both directions of I-264 from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on Nov. 8-13 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., with more than two lanes closed no earlier than 9 p.m.

I-95, Emporia:

  • Intermittent full closure of the on-ramps to I-95 in both directions from Route 58 on Nov. 10 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Intermittent full closure of the off-ramps from I-95 in both directions to Route 58 (Exit 11) on Nov. 10 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Brief, intermittent stoppages lasting 20 minutes on I-95 in both directions near Emporia on Nov. 10 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Brief, intermittent stoppages lasting 20 minutes on Route 58 in both directions near I-95 interchange on Nov. 10 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
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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