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On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Oct. 9, 2021)

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REGIONAL — Welcome to On the Road! This column will have your weekly lane closures and roadwork reports for this coming week.

The list below 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.

NOTE: This list covers full closures of interstates, ramps, bridges and primary roads, and lane closures at the bridge-tunnels and the Berkley, Coleman, High Rise and James River bridges.

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

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64:

  • Mobile, single-lane closures eastbound Oct.12 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closure southbound Oct. 10 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures northbound Oct. 10-14 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

High Rise Bridge, I-64:

  • Single-lane closure eastbound Oct. 14 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Berkley Bridge, I-264:

  • Brief, intermittent openings from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.:
    • Westbound Oct. 11 and 13
    • Eastbound Oct. 12
  • Single-lane closure westbound Oct. 10 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

George P. Coleman Bridge, Route 17:

  • Brief, intermittent stoppages in both directions Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project:

  • For lane closures and project updates related to the HRBT Expansion Project, visit HRBTExpansion.org.

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).
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Interstate 64 (I-64)

I-64 Widening Segment III Project, York County:

  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199/Newman Road (exit 234) in Lightfoot to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) as needed Oct. 3-7 starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures with signed detours in place starting as early as Oct. 10 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as follows:
    • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143/Camp Peary (exit 238)
    • On-ramp from Route 199/Newman Road to I-64 west
  • A consecutive, long-term full ramp closure and diversion on the existing Route 199/Newman Road west on-ramp to I-64 west in Lightfoot continues. Westbound traffic on Route 199/Newman Road to follow detour signage in place directing motorists to a new temporary median crossover to access the Route 199/Newman Road 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, Southside Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion:

  • For a full list of ongoing traffic impacts and lane closures, visit the project traffic alerts page: 64highrise.org/news_and_traffic_alerts/lane_closures.asp
  • Full closure of the off-ramp from I-64 west to Battlefield Boulevard south Oct. 11-17 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3uXJlRJ
  • Slight traffic shift on I-64 west between Military Highway and Yadkin Road as early as Oct. 14, with a full closure of the on-ramp from northbound Military Highway to I-64 west Oct. 13-16 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. to help facilitate the traffic shift. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3uXJlRJ
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
    • Oct. 11-14 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 15 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 16 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Oct. 17 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64, Denbigh Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project, Newport News:

  • Double-lane closures at the Denbigh Boulevard overpass:
    • I-64 east Oct. 10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. with brief, intermittent stoppages up to 20 minutes starting at 10 p.m.
    • I-64 west Oct. 12 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. with brief, intermittent stoppages up to 20 minutes starting at 10 p.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west at the Denbigh Boulevard overpass Oct. 11 and Oct. 13-14 starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

I-64, Express Lanes:

  • Full closure in both directions:
    • Oct. 12 from 9-11:30 a.m.
    • Oct. 12-14 from 8 p.m. to as late as 3 a.m.
    • Oct. 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

I-64, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake:

  • Triple-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between Indian River Road (exit 286) in Virginia Beach and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289A/B) in Chesapeake Oct. 15-17 starting as early as 7 p.m. to as late as 3 a.m., with brief, intermittent stoppages starting after midnight Oct. 15.

Interstate 264 (I-264)

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

  • Alternating, multi-lane closures on I-264 in both directions from Newtown Road (exit 15) to Witchduck Road (exit 16) Oct. 10-16 from 7 p.m. until as late as 10 a.m.
  • Consecutive, double-lane closure on I-264 west between Witchduck Road (exit 16) and Newtown Road (exit 15) from Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. to Oct. 18 at 5 a.m.
  • Single lane closure on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange Oct. 10-16 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-264, Norfolk:

  • Full closure of the off-ramp from I-264 west to I-64 west (exit 14B) Oct. 10-14 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 664 (I-664)

I-664, Hampton:

  • Alternating, single-lane closure on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B):
    • Oct. 11-14 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 15-17 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closure on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • Oct. 11-14 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct.15-17 from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m.

I-664, Suffolk:

  • Full closure of the off ramp from I-664 north to College Drive (exit 8A) Oct. 11-14 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 95 (I-95)

I-95, Emporia:

  • Full ramp closures of the on- and off-ramps from I-95 to Route 58 in both directions:
    • Oct. 10-14 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 11-1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Other Notable Closures

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach:

  • Closure with detour of a portion of Fremac Drive, starting as early as Oct. 18. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3afYvIz

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