Traffic Alerts

FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT ON I-64 WEST AT ROUTE 199 FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Detours will be in place during closure on Tuesday, May 30

YORK COUNTY —Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 west off-ramp to Route 199 south (exit 242B) on Tuesday, May 30, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. The lane closures are necessary to perform construction activities on the ramp for the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project.

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions. Signs will be in place to alert motorists to the ramp closures and detour.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

Westbound traffic on I-64 to Marquis Center Parkway (Route 199) south:

•           Take Route 199 north exit (exit 242A)

•           Follow Route 199 north for approximately 1 mile

•           Exit right onto Route 60

•           Keep right to exit to Route 199 south

Project information and construction updates are available on the VDOT website at http://i64widening.org/ and on Twitter and Facebook.

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OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Sunday, May 28 – Saturday, May 27

NEWPORT NEWS—For the week of Sunday, May 21, through Saturday, May 27, lane closures are scheduled for the I-64 Widening Project as follows:

 Segment I:

  • Single-lane closure on Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105) between the I-64 on- and off-ramps on May 30-June 1, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closure on I-64 east and west May 30-June 1, starting near Lee Hall (exit 247) and ending near Jefferson Avenue (exit 255).

Segment II:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) May 30-June 1, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • The Route 199 off-ramp (exit 242B) from I-64 west will be closed May 30, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. A detour will be in place.
  • Lane closures under flagger control will take place on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpass May 30-June 1, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • There are new long-term traffic patterns with one lane of traffic remaining open in each direction at the I-64 overpasses on Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road.

The speed limit is reduced to 55mph in the I-64 work zone in both directions between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Colonial Parkway.

Please check http://www.i64widening.org/news_information/traffic_alert.asp for the latest closure/detour information.

FULL ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED BENEATH OVERPASSES ON INDUSTRIAL PARK DRIVE FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Detours will be in place during closure from April 28-May 1

NEWPORT NEWS —Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close all lanes in both directions on Industrial Park Drive directly beneath the Interstate 64 overpasses between Trusswood Lane and Ridgeview Drive from 7 p.m. on Friday, April 28 until 5 a.m. on Monday, May 1. Access to businesses will be maintained throughout the closure from either Jefferson Avenue or Warwick Boulevard.

The lane closures are necessary to perform bridge construction activities for the first segment of the I-64 Widening Project. All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Signs will be in place to alert motorists to the detour.

During the Industrial Park Drive closure, traffic will be detoured as follows:

Southbound/Westbound Industrial Park Drive (from Jefferson Avenue) will be detoured to Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) to Warwick Boulevard (Route 60):

                  Drive west on Route 143 Jefferson Avenue to Route 105 Fort Eustis Boulevard

                  Turn left onto Route 105 Fort Eustis Boulevard west

                  Exit onto Route 60 Warwick Boulevard east

                  Turn left onto Industrial Park Drive

Northbound/Eastbound Industrial Park Drive (from Warwick Boulevard) will be detoured to Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) to Jefferson Avenue (Route 60)

                  Drive west on Route 60 Warwick Boulevard

                  Exit onto Route 105 Fort Eustis Boulevard east

                  Turn right onto Route 143 Jefferson Avenue

                  Turn right onto Industrial Park Drive

Lane closures and construction information will be announced weekly. Project information and construction updates will also be available on the VDOT website at http://i64widening.org/ and on Twitter and Facebook.

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Lane Closures Scheduled on Fort Eustis Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue for I-64 Widening Project

Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will install consecutive lane closures on Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) and Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) beginning Tuesday, March 29. The lane closures are necessary to perform construction activities for the first segment of the I-64 Widening Project and are estimated to remain in place through mid 2017. 

Fort Eustis Boulevard: Right lane closures in the east- and westbound directions between Jefferson Avenue and the bridge over the CSX railroad. The interstate entrance and exit ramps will remain open.

Jefferson Avenue: Left turn traffic from Jefferson Avenue northbound onto Fort Eustis Boulevard will be reduced to one lane.

Motorists are advised to be alert to the reduced 55 mph work zone speed limit between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Lee Hall (exit 247) which will remain in effect throughout construction.

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