On The Road: This Week’s Road Closures (Oct. 2, 2021)

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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. 5 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel, I-664:

  • Single-lane closures northbound Oct. 4-7 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.

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).
(WYDaily Media)

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 closure on Route 143/Merrimac Trail on-ramp to I-64 west with signed detour in place Oct. 3, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures with signed detours in place Oct. 6-7 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as follows. (All ramps will not be closed at the same time.):
    • I-64 west off-ramps to Route 199/Newman Road in Lightfoot (exits 234A/B)
    • On-ramp from Route 199/Newman Road to I-64 west
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Rochambeau Drive near Bruton High School Oct. 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 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. 4-10 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3l0e9Ol
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
    • Oct. 4-7 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 8 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 9 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Oct. 10 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 with brief, intermittent stoppages up to 20 minutes starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as follows:
    • I-64 west Oct. 3-5
    • I-64 east Oct. 5-7

I-64, Hampton:

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-64 west to I-664 south (exit 264A):
    • Oct. 3 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 4-7 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 8-9 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.

I-64, Norfolk:

  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Chesapeake Boulevard to I-64 west Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Full closures of the off-ramp from I-64 east to Northampton Boulevard (exit 282A) Oct. 3-7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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. 3-9 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. 8 at 7 p.m. to Oct. 11 at 5 a.m.
  • Single lane closure on I-64 east at the I-264 interchange Oct. 3-10 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. 3-7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 664 (I-664)

I-664, Hampton:

  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 east (exit 1B):
    • Oct. 3 from 3 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 4-7 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 8-9 from 6 p.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Alternating, single-lane closures on the off-ramp from I-664 north to I-64 west (exit 1A):
    • Oct. 3 from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 4-7 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Oct. 8-9 from 6 pm to 11 a.m.
  • Full closure of the off-ramps from I-664 in both directions to Powhatan Parkway (exit 2A) Oct. 3 from 7 – 11 a.m.

I-664, Chesapeake:

  • Full closure of the on-ramp from Route 58 to I-664 south Oct. 4-7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Interstate 95 (I-95)

I-95, Emporia:

  • Intermittent full closures of the on-ramps from Route 58 to I-95 south:
    • Oct. 3-7 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 4-7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Intermittent full closures of the off-ramp from I-95 south to Route 58 (exit 11):
    • Oct. 3-7 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Oct. 4-7 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. 11. Click here for the full traffic alert: https://conta.cc/3EDNDCq

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