The third operationally-independent segment is located in York County.
The purpose is to widen I-64 from approximately 1.0 mile west of Route 199, Newman Road (Exit 234) to 1.05 miles west of Route 199, Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway (Exit 242).
This will extend the three lane section of I-64 from the point where the I-64 Segment II project ends to the west for approximately 8.2 miles.
The widening is expected to occur in the median of the existing interstate, limiting the amount of right of way required to construct the project and avoiding impacts to existing interchanges.
These improvements will increase capacity, bring portions of the interstate up to current design standards, provide more lanes for evacuation and improve safety by reducing congestion and improving vehicular level of service.
The proposed improvements contribute to the Preferred Alternative and contribute to the Purpose and Need elements outlined in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
VDOT is working with the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission to obtain funding for Segment III.
On August 10, 2016, FHWA issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the third operationally independent section to be implemented from the Interstate 64 Peninsula Study Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).The ROD identifies the alternative selected for the section that extends from approximately Exit 242 to Exit 234 in York County.
The formal request and the signed ROD are provided below.
- Review the Request for Record of Decision document here: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/resources/hampton_roads/64Widening/Segment_III_ROD_Request.pdf
- View the signed Record of Decision document here: http://www.i64widening.org/documents/segment_iii_rod.pdf
On March 17, 2016, the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission (HRTAC) authorized $10M for the Preliminary Engineering (PE) Phase.
Funding is split between VDOT and HRTAC. HRTAC is funding the preliminary engineering and construction for $166,376,067. VDOT is funding the right of way and construction for $144,927,754.
Preliminary Engineering: $10 million
Right of way: $12 million
Construction: $289 million
Project Total: $311 million (approximate)
A design public hearing will be held on May 18, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bruton High School (185 East Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188).