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

VDOT’s list of weekly lane closures for Hampton Roads and the Historic Triangle. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)

TIDEWATER — Drivers in Hampton Roads and the Historic Triangle can expect closures on water crossings, interstates and notable detours for the week of April 25 to May 1.

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 the Virginia Department of Transportation’s 511 website, download the 511VA smartphone app or dial 511.

Bridges & Tunnels

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, I-664:
  • Alternating, single-lane closures southbound on April 26-29 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, mobile, single-lane closures northbound on April 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
HRBT Expansion Project:
  • For lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit
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) as needed April 25-29 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.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 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 Express Lanes, Norfolk:

  • Full closure of the I-64 Express Lanes in both directions on April 26 from 9-11:30 a.m.

I-64 Southside Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion:

For a full list of on-going traffic impacts and lane closures, visit the project traffic alerts page here.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (Exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (Exit 289):
    • April 26-29 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • April 30 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • May 1 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • May 2 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.


I-64 / I-264 Interchange Improvements Project, Norfolk/Virginia Beach:
  • Progressive, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions, starting as early as 8 p.m. on April 30, with slow rolls and stoppages starting as early as 12:01 a.m. on May 2. Click here for the full traffic alert.
  • Multi-lane closures on I-264 east between Newtown Road (Exit 15) and Witchduck Road (Exit 16) on April 25-29 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange on April 25-26 and April 30 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Ongoing, consecutive right shoulder closure on I-264 east at the overpass just before Witchduck Road (Exit 16).
  • Alternating, nighttime, single-lane closures on northbound Witchduck Road at the I-264 overpass. Click here for the full traffic alert.


I-464, Chesapeake:
  • Brief, intermittent slow rolls with stoppages of up to 15 minutes on I-464 in both directions near the I-64 interchange on May 1-2 from 6-11 a.m. and 3-8 p.m.


Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
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 You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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