First Warning Traffic – Road work resumes, bridge opening and delays Wednesday
Posted: 5:27 AM, Jan 02, 2019
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.
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.
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