First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings, road work in Chesapeake and overnight lane closures Wednesday

BRIDGE OPENINGS:

James River Bridge 9:45 AM

Berkley Bridge 11:00 AM

CHESAPEAKE:

WEDNESDAY – RT 168 BYPASS:  Embankment repair work will require a single lane closure on southbound Route 168 Bypass south of the bridge over Kempsville Rd on Wednesday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with possible additional work at the westbound Mt Pleasant ramp if time allows.

ELIZABETH RIVER CROSSINGS  MAINTENANCE 

US 58 West Midtown Tunnel: Alternating lane closures in the Midtown Tunnel westbound  Wednesday, March 28 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT March 25-31

VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Friday, March 30 to noon Tuesday, April 3.

I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County/James City County:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) March 25-29, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on March 25-29, as follows:

o   I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

o   I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

o   I-64 west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

o   Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

o   Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west, 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.

  • Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road, Penniman Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on March 25-29, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199 Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) March 25-29, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. for soil boring operations.

I-64, Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel: One lane will remain open at all times.

  • Single-lane closures west March 28-29 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closures east March 27 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

 

I-664, Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel: One lane remaining open at all times.

  • Single-lane closure I-664 north March 27 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

 

I-64, Peninsula:

  • Single-lane closure I-64 east ramp to I-664 south March 28-29, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure on Denbigh Boulevard overpass at I-64 March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

I-64, Southside:

  • Single-lane closures in both directions at the I-264 interchange March 27, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

 

I-64, High Rise Bridge: Multiple closures and stoppages. Motorists should expect delays.

  • Alternating single-lane closures in both directions on South Military Highway at I-64 March 26-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

I-64/Northampton Boulevard (U.S. 13) Interchange: Norfolk

  • Single-lane closure I-64 east from Norview Avenue to Northampton Boulevard (Route 13) March 25-28 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east off-ramp to Northampton Boulevard north closed March 28-29 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64, Express Lanes: Full closures.

  • March 27-30 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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

  • Dual-lane closures I-64 west between the Twin Bridges and I-264 interchange March 28-29, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. One lane will remain open at all times.

James City County, Route 199 and Brookwood Drive: One lane will remain open at all times.

  • Turn-lane closure Route 199 east at Holly Hills Carriage Homes  March 27-29 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Detour is U-turn at South Henry Street.
  • Single-lane closure Route 199 west at Brookwood March 27-29 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Isle of Wight, Route 17, James River Bridge: One lane will remain open at all times.

  • Single-lane closure south March 26-30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

I-95, Greensville County:

  • Ramp I-95 north to Route 301 (Exit 12) will be closed March 26-29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A detour will be in place.

 

Military Highway Continuous Flow Intersection, Norfolk:

  • Alternating single-lane closures March 25-31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. One lane will remain open at all times on:
    • Military Highway between Valley Drive and Lynn Street.
    • Princess Anne Road between Sigmon Street and Military Highway.
    • Northampton Boulevard between Military Highway and past USAA Drive.
    • Robin Hood Road between Military Highway and Miller Store Road.
  • One turn-lane closure on I-64 east off-ramp to Military Highway/Robin Hood Road (Exit 281A) March 22-30, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures from I-64 east to Military Highway (Exit 281B) and Robin Hood Road (Exit 281A) March 22–30 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. The ramps will not be closed simultaneously.

 

Turnpike Road Reconstruction Project, Portsmouth:

  • Frederick Boulevard and Turnpike Road intersection has a single lane in both directions open. Access to Turnpike Road from Frederick Boulevard is still closed.
  • Intersection of Jamestown Avenue and County Street closed until April 2018.

VDOT WILL LIFT LANE CLOSURES FOR EASTER TRAVEL
Are you planning to travel over the Easter holiday? The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is reminding motorists to put safety first, during holiday trips and throughout the year.
VDOT is also working to make Easter travel easier; most highway work zones will be suspended and most lane closures will be lifted on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Friday, March 30 until noon Tuesday, April 3.
While the lane closure lift is in effect for most areas, motorists may encounter semi-permanent work zones that remain in place during this time. A full listing of those lane closures can be found on VDOT’s website.
HAMPTON ROADS HOV SCHEDULE, TUNNELS AND OTHER INFORMATION:
  • I-64/I-264/I-564 HOV diamond lanes: Normal operating schedule/restrictions in place for the HOV lanes and the Express Lanes on Friday, March 30 through Saturday, March 31 and Monday, April 2 through Tuesday, April 3. On Sunday, April 1, there will be no HOV restrictions or Express Lane tolls, and HOV restrictions will be lifted on all HOV diamond lanes.­­
  • I-64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) – Local traffic to Virginia Beach is encouraged to use the I-664 Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (MMMBT) as an alternative to the HRBT. If traveling to Virginia Beach, take I-664 south to the MMMBT. Then take the Portsmouth/Norfolk exit (exit 15A) to I-264 east to Virginia Beach.