Traffic Alerts

FULL RAMP, ROAD CLOSURES AND TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Detours will be in place during overnight closures on November 18-21

VDOT will suspend most lane closures on interstates and other major roads for Thanksgiving travel from noon Wednesday, Nov. 22, until noon Monday, Nov. 27.

NEWPORT NEWS — Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and roads to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Fort Eustis Boulevard (exits 250A) on Saturday, November 18, from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Jefferson Avenue (exit 250B) on Saturday, November 18, from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) on November 19-21, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east off-ramp at Route 199 west (exit 242A) on November 19-21, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

A traffic shift will occur overnight on I-64 west between Lee Hall (exit 247) and Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) on November 18, starting as early as 11 p.m. Traffic will be shifted right, from the new inside travel lanes back to the two outside lanes to allow for the final landscaping and shoulder work to be completed in the median.

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

Additional scheduled lane closures for the I-64 Widening project this week include:

Segment I: Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) to Yorktown Road (exit 247)

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Lee Hall (Exit 247) and ending near Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) on November 18-21, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. Sunday night eastbound closures will not begin before 10 p.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on Fort Eustis Boulevard in both directions at the I-64 overpass on November 20-21, starting 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Segment II: Route 199 (exit 242) to Yorktown Road (exit 247)

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (Exit 247) November 19-21, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on November 19-21, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Penniman Road at the I-64 overpasses on November 19-21, from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

Westbound traffic on I-64 to Fort Eustis (VA-105W) and Jefferson Ave (VA-143)

  • Take Exit 247 to Yorktown Road
  • Turn right onto Yorktown Road (Route 238)
  • Turn right onto Jefferson Avenue (Route 143)
  • Continue straight to Fort Eustis Boulevard

I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) closure:

  • Take Exit 242A to Humelsine Parkway (VA-199 west)
  • Keep right and follow signs for VA-143 detour
  • Exit right at the Williamsburg VA-143 exit

I-64 east (exit 242A) ramp closure:

  • Take Exit 243B to Route 143 west
  • Follow signs on Route 143 west to ramp for Route 199 west

Project information, construction updates, and additional weekly lane closures 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

November 18 - November 21

NEWPORT NEWS—Lane closures are scheduled for the I-64 Widening Project as follows:

 Segment I:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Lee Hall (Exit 247) and ending near Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) on November 18-21, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. Sunday night eastbound closures will not begin before 10 p.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on Fort Eustis Boulevard in both directions at the I-64 overpass on November 20-21, starting 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Full ramp closures on November 18, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.:
    • I-64 west Exit 250B to Jefferson Avenue
    • I-64 west Exit 250A to Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105 west)

Segment II:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (Exit 247) November 19-21, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on November 19-21, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Penniman Road at the I-64 overpasses on November 19-21, from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.
  • Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. as follows:
    • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) on November 19-21
    • I-64 east off-ramp at Route 199 west (exit 242A) on November 19-21

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 RAMP, ROAD CLOSURES AND TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

UPDATE (11/14/17): Due to inclement weather earlier in the week, the following ramp closures have been added in Segment I:

November 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Jefferson Avenue (exit 250B)
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Fort Eustis Boulevard

November 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Fort Eustis Boulevard (exits 250A)
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Jefferson Avenue (Route 143)

November 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • I-64 W Exit 250 A to Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105 W)
  • I-64 W On Ramp from Jefferson Ave

November 18, from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

  • I-64 W Exit 250 B to Jefferson Ave
  • I-64 W Exit 250 A to Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105 W)

Detours will be in place during overnight closures on November 12-18

NEWPORT NEWS — Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and roads to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Fort Eustis Boulevard (exits 250A) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 12.
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 12.
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Jefferson Avenue (exit 250B)
    • from 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 12, until 5 a.m. on Monday, November 13.
    • from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on November 13-14
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Fort Eustis Boulevard
    • from 7 a.m. on Sunday, November 12, until 5 a.m. on Monday, November 13
    • from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on November 13-14
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) on November 12-16, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east on- and off-ramps at Route 199 west (exit 242A) on November 12-16, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Route 199 east on November 12-16, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 60 Busch Gardens (exit 243A) on November 12-16, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Yorktown Road will be closed in both directions at the I-64 overpass on November 12-16, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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

A traffic shift will occur overnight on I-64 west between Lee Hall (exit 247) and Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) on November 16, starting as early as 8 p.m. Traffic will be shifted right, from the new inside travel lanes back to the two outside lanes to allow for the final landscaping and shoulder work to be completed in the median.

 

Additional scheduled lane closures for the I-64 Widening project this week include:

 

Segment I: Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) to Yorktown Road (exit 247)

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Lee Hall (Exit 247) and ending near Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) on November 12-18, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on Fort Eustis Boulevard in both directions at the I-64 overpass on November 13-17, starting 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Segment II: (Route 199 (exit 242) to Yorktown Road (exit 247)

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (Exit 247) November 12-16 starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on November 12-16, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Penniman Road at the I-64 overpasses on November 13-17, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

 

Westbound traffic on I-64 to Fort Eustis (VA-105W) and Jefferson Ave (VA-143)

  • Take Exit 247 to Yorktown Road
  • Turn right onto Yorktown Road (Route 238)
  • Turn right onto Jefferson Avenue (Route 143)
  • Continue straight to Fort Eustis Boulevard

Westbound traffic on Jefferson Ave to I-64 west:

  • Continue straight on Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) through Yorktown Road (Route 238)
  • Take the exit on the right and follow signs for I-64 west


Eastbound traffic on Jefferson Ave to I-64 west:

  • Continue straight on Jefferson Avenue
  • Turn right onto Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105 west)
  • Keep right and follow signs for I-64 east
  • Keep right to stay on Exit 250A to Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105 east)
  • Keep right and follow signs for I-64 west

 

Eastbound traffic on Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) to I-64 west:

  • Continue east on Fort Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) to Jefferson Avenue (Route 143)
  • Turn left onto Jefferson Avenue (Route 143)
  • Take the immediate exit on the left onto I-64 west

Traffic on Yorktown Road traveling eastbound:

  • Take I-64 east to Exit 250B
  • Follow detour signs to Route 143 west
  • Follow Route 143 west to Route 238 east (Yorktown Road) 

Traffic on Yorktown Road traveling westbound:

  • Take Route 143 west to I-64 west on-ramp
  • Follow I-64 west to Exit 243A
  • Follow detour signs to Route 60 east
  • Follow Route 60 east to Route 238 east (Yorktown Road)

I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) closure:

  • Take Exit 242A to Humelsine Parkway (VA-199 west)
  • Keep right and follow signs for VA-143 detour
  • Exit right at the Williamsburg VA-143 exit

I-64 west (exit 242A) ramp closure:

  • Take Exit 238 to Route 143 east
  • Take the I-64 east on-ramp
  • Follow signs to exit 242A to Route 199 west

I-64 east (exit 242A) ramp closure:

  • Take Exit 243B to Route 143 west
  • Follow signs on Route 143 west to ramp for Route 199 west

Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west closure:

  • Follow signs on Route 199 east to traffic signal
  • Make a U-turn at signal to access Route 199 west
  • Follow Route 199 west to I-64 west on-ramp

Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 east closure:

  • Follow signs on Route 199 west to Route 60 ramp
  • From Route 60 take the Route 199 east ramp
  • Follow signs to the I-64 east on-ramp

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

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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