Friday, February 3, 2023

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

Work is continuing on the widening of Interstate 64 in the Historic Triangle.(HNNDaily Photo/courtesy of VDOT)
Work is continuing on the widening of Interstate 64 in the Historic Triangle.(HNNDaily Photo/courtesy of VDOT)

Drivers on Interstate 64 should expect a series of nightly lane closures — and possibly some delays — through the week.

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 from Sept. 16 to Sept. 22.

Work will also continue on segments II and III of the project.

A full list of scheduled closures is as follows

Bridge closures:

James River Bridge, Route 17: full stoppage for openings Sept. 17 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Single-lane closures south/north, Sept. 17-21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ramp closures:

Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on Sept. 16-20:

  • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Yorktown Road (Route 238) on-ramp to I-64 east, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m

**Detour signs will be in place. All ramps will not be closed at the same time to
maintain access to the detour routes.

Full ramp closures on I-264 with signed detours in place:

  • I-264 east off-ramp closure to Ballentine Boulevard (Exit 12) Sept. 16-21, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-264 west on-ramp closure from Ballentine Boulevard Sept. 16-21, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-264 east off-ramp closure to I-64 east (Exit 14) Sept. 16-21, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Full ramp closures on Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel. Signed detours will be in place:

  • I-664 south on-ramp closure from Aberdeen Road (Exit 3) Sept. 16-18, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

VA-164: Full ramp closures. Signed detours will be in place:

  • VA-164 west on-ramp closure from Towne Point Road Sept. 16-20, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • VA-164 west off-ramp closure to Towne Point Road Sept. 18-22, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • VA-164 west off-ramp closure to College Drive Sept. 16-20, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • VA-164 east on-ramp closure from Cedar Lane September 17-21, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • VA-164 west on- and off-ramp closures at Cedar Lane September 18-22, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-95: Full ramp closures. Signed detours will be in place:

  • I-95 south ramp closure to US-301 (Exit 8) Sept. 10, 8 p.m. until Sept. 18 at noon.

Lane Closures

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Single-lane closure west/east:

  • Sept. 16-20, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Sept. 21, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Sept. 22, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

I-64 Express Lanes full closures:

  • Sept. 18-20, 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements:

  • Newtown Road south is closed under I-264 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights through October. Signed detours are in place.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel:

  • Single-lane closure south Sept. 16, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Sept. 17, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure north Sept. 18-20, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-564, Norfolk:

  • Dual-lane closures I-564 west at the runway tunnel Sept. 17-21, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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