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First Warning Traffic – Road work resumes, bridge opening and delays Wednesday

Posted: 5:27 AM, Jan 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-02 05:27:00-05
First Warning Traffic – Road work resumes, bridge opening and delays Wednesday
BRIDGE OPENING:
Berkley Bridge 9:00 AM

HAMPTON ROADS CLOSURES ON WATER CROSSINGS, INTERSTATES AND DETOURS – December 30 – January 5

**REMINDER: VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and major roads in Virginia for New Year’s  until noon, Wednesday, Jan 2.

Peninsula Road Work:
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on December 30 and January 2-3, 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.
  • 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:
  • Single-lane closure east, January 2-5, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Single-lane closure west, January 3-5, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-64 Southside – High Rise Bridge:
  • I-64 single-lane closures in both directions between Greenbrier Parkway and S. Military Highway, January 2-9, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements:
  • Weekend closure of I-64 west ramp to I-264 east (Exit 284B) and I-264 east exit to Newtown Road (Exit 15A): 7 p.m. January 4 to 5 a.m. Jan. 7, weather permitting. See release for detour details.
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).

64/264 Detours Scheduled as Project Nears Milestone

NORFOLK – A weekend detour for the I-64 west ramp to I-264 east (Exit 284B) and the I-264 east exit to Newtown Road (Exit 15A) has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, weather permitting.

The detours will allow crews to complete the work required to shift traffic onto a new I-64 west ramp and a new I-264 east collector-distributor road serving Newtown Road:

  • The detour for the I-64 west ramp to I-264 east (Exit 284B) 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. Click here to view a map of this detour.
  • The detour for Newtown Road (Exit 15A) will direct traffic to Witchduck Road (Exit 16) and back to Newtown Road via Virginia Beach Boulevard. Click here to view a map of this detour.

*** If delayed by weather, the detour will be moved to the weekend of Jan. 11-14. ***

The fixed completion date for the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Phase I project is scheduled for October 2019. Renderings of the finished project are posted on the homepage of the project website: i64i264improvements.org.

CHESAPEAKE:

GODWIN AVENUE AT BAINBRIDGE BOULEVARD CLOSURE
Godwin Ave. at Bainbridge Blvd., in the South Norfolk neighborhood, will be CLOSED to traffic for roadway rehabilitation through Jan. 23, 2019.