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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)
(HNNDaily Photo/courtesy of VDOT)

Drivers in Hampton Roads can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of Dec. 2 to Dec. 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, download the 511 smartphone app, dial 511 or listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM.

Bridges

Berkley Bridge, I-264
  • Single-lane closures I-264 west, Dec. 4-6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64
  • Full Tunnel closure;
  • I-64 east, Dec. 2, 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.
  • I-64 west, Dec. 2, 3 a.m. to 4 a.m.
High Rise Bridge, I-64
  • Full stoppages in both directions, Dec. 2, between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. lasting no longer than 15 minutes. Motorists can expect delays.
James River Bridge, Route 17
  • Full stoppages in both directions Dec. 2, between 9 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. Motorists can expect delays.

I-64

Segment II
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on Dec. 2-6, as follows:
    • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 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.
Segment III
  • Starting overnight on Dec. 2-6, eastbound traffic shifts will begin on I-64 between the western limits of the Segment III Project, approximately 1 mile west of Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234) and the Queens Creek bridges (mile marker 239), weather permitting. Traffic will be shifted to the outside lane and shoulder to allow for clearing in the median and construction of the new travel lane.
  •  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.
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
  • Full Tunnel closure;
    • I-64 east, Dec. 2, 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.
    • I-64 west, Dec. 2, 3 a.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure east, Dec. 3-6, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure west, Dec. 3-4, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure west at the Willoughby bridges;
    • Dec. 2-3, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-64: Full ramp closures: Signed detours will be in place
  • I-64 west off-ramp (Exit 231A) closure to Croaker Road.
I-64 Express Lanes:Full closures in both directions.
  • Dec. 7-9, 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-264

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements
  • Nighttime work continues on I-64 west ramp to I-264 east (Exit 284B) through the weekend, with full ramp closures overnight Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. Detour signs will direct traffic to take the next exit (Exit 284A) and continue to ride the interchange cloverleaf ramps until they exit to I-264 east from I-64 east. The work and ramp detour are scheduled to be in place during the following times:
    • 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1
    • 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 to 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2
    • 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 to 3 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3
  • Intermittent traffic stoppages on I-264 east ramp (exit 15A) to Newtown Road lasting no longer than 15 minutes on Dec. 4-8 between 12:01 a.m. and 4 a.m.
  • The City of Virginia Beach will close Greenwich Road at Witchduck Road Saturday, Dec. 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, click HERE
  • Nightly closures on Newtown Road south under I-264 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. through mid-December. Signed detours are in place.
  • Center Drive: The left turn onto Center Drive from Newtown Road north is closed at Newtown Road. Motorists are also restricted from turning left out of Center Drive onto Newtown Road north. Signed detours are in place for both movements.

I-664

I-664, Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel
  • Single-lane closure north Dec. 5-6, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Elizabeth River Tunnels (Downtown/Midtown tunnels): Go to Elizabeth River Tunnelsfor maintenance schedules on the Downtown Tunnel (I-264), Midtown Tunnel (U.S. 58).

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