Traffic Alerts

LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

YORK COUNTY- Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following lanes and ramps to perform construction activities on the second and third segments of the I-64 Widening Project, from Route 238/Lee Hall (exit 247) to Route 199/Lightfoot exit (exit 234).

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

  • Segment III:
    • Single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199/Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) December 15-19, starting as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Lane closures under flagger control on Rochambeau Drive on December 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    • Lane closures under flagger control on Fenton Mill Road on December 16-20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.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.

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

DAYTIME LANE CLOSURES STARTING TUESDAY, APRIL 16 IN SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

YORK COUNTY – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) contractors are
planning daytime lane closures starting as early as 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 16, in
addition to regularly scheduled overnight closures, in the second segment of the I-64
Widening Project.


Travelers should anticipate daytime lane closures on I-64 between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. over
the next two weeks, Monday-Thursday. The first daytime closure will begin at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 16 on I-64 west.


The daytime closures will be in addition to planned overnight dual-lane closures on I-64
between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., Monday-Thursday.


The daytime closures are expected to give the contractor more time to pave the road surface
in both directions, and paving is expected to be complete in early May.


Additional information will be released in the weekly lane closures report. All project work
and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.


For additional scheduled lane and ramp closures this week and to learn more about the
project, please visit: www.i64widening.org.


Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information
tools:


Download the free 511 Virginia app
Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016


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EASTBOUND TRAFFIC SHIFTS STARTING TONIGHT FOR SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic patterns eastbound starting the morning of March 28


YORK COUNTY— Interstate traffic shifts for the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project are scheduled to take place overnight this week, moving traffic to the right and center travel lanes on I-64.

The scheduled traffic shifts will take place overnight tonight, Wednesday, March 27, through Friday, March 29, weather permitting, on I-64 east, starting from 1.05 miles west of Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway) near exit 242, and working towards the eastern project limits, approximately 0.54 miles east of Yorktown Road (exit 247). Motorists will begin using the right and center travel lanes throughout this section, beginning the morning of Thursday, March 28.

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be single lane closures on I-64 east, as well as full ramp closures overnight starting as early as 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. as follows:

  • Wednesday, March 27:
    • I-64 east off-ramps to Route 199 (exits 242A/B)
    • I-64 east on-ramp from Route 199 west
  • Thursday, March 28:
    • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A)
    • I-64 east on-ramp from Route 199 east
  • Friday, March 29:
    • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B)
    • I-64 east on-ramp from Route 60
    • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 238/Yorktown Road (exit 247)

Signed detours will be in place. Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.  

For additional scheduled lane and ramp closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the free 511 Virginia app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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Lane Closures Under Flagger Control on Lakeshead Drive and Colonial Parkway

UPDATE (2/15/19): The scheduled utility work on Lakeshead Drive was completed on February 15, so no additional lane closures will be needed on Lakeshead Drive next week. The closures on Colonial Parkway next week have been postponed and now tentatively scheduled for February 25-26.

Motorist access to be maintained throughout daytime weekday lane closures

Daytime lane closures are scheduled to begin on Lakeshead Drive on February 15, as well as Colonial Parkway on February 18, at the Interstate 64 overpasses, as part of the I-64 Widening Segment III Project.

On Lakeshead Drive, crews will be performing utility test hole excavation and survey work to locate the existing underground utilities for approximately three to four weekdays, while daytime tree clearing takes place near the I-64 Colonial Parkway overpasses on February 18-22.

To complete this work, daytime weekday lane closures will be in place and will be operating under flagger control from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to maintain two-way traffic flow along Lakeshead Drive and Colonial Parkway.

Motorist and emergency vehicle access to Colonial Parkway, Lakeshead Drive and adjacent side streets will be maintained throughout this work. Emergency vehicle access to nearby neighborhoods by way of Lakeshead Drive will never be restricted throughout construction.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

To learn more about the I-64 Widening Project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY TO BEGIN ON LAKESHEAD DRIVE

Motorist access to be maintained throughout daytime weekday lane closures

YORK COUNTY – Starting the week of January 21, construction activity and daytime lane closures are scheduled to begin on Lakeshead Drive at the Interstate 64 overpasses, as part of the I-64 Widening Segment III Project. The work is anticipated to be complete in two to three weeks, weather permitting.

Crews will be installing temporary construction signage on Lakeshead Drive near the I-64 overpasses, followed by placement of the temporary concrete traffic barriers along the outside of the roadway.

To complete this work, daytime weekday lane closures will be in place and will be operating under flagger control to maintain two-way traffic flow along Lakeshead Drive.

Motorist access to Lakeshead Drive and adjacent side streets will be maintained throughout this work. Emergency vehicle access to nearby neighborhoods by way of Lakeshead Drive will never be restricted throughout construction.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

To learn more about the I-64 Widening Project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

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NEXT TRAFFIC SHIFTS SCHEDULED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT FOR SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic patterns westbound starting September 20

YORK COUNTY— The last of the major interstate traffic shifts for the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project are scheduled to take place overnight this week,, moving traffic from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes, to allow for the full reconstruction of the existing lanes.

The next scheduled traffic shift will take place overnight on Wednesday, September 19, weather permitting, on I-64 west, starting from the eastern project limits, approximately 0.54 miles east of Yorktown Road (Route 238), to the overpass bridge over Jefferson Avenue (Route 143). Motorists will begin using the new inside travel lanes in this section beginning the morning of Thursday, September 20.

Another shift is scheduled to take place overnight on Thursday, September 20, moving traffic to the inside lanes of the I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B).

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be intermittent stoppages of up to 20 minutes on I-64 west, as well as full ramp closures overnight between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. as follows:

  • Wednesday, September 19:
    • I-64 west off-ramp to Lee Hall (exit 247)
    • I-64 west on-ramp from Route 143
  • Thursday, September 20:
    • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B)

Alternating single-lane closures will also be in place overnight through Friday, September 21, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.  

For additional scheduled lane and ramp closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the free 511 Virginia app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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NEXT TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED TUESDAY NIGHT FOR SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic pattern eastbound starting August 8, weather permitting

YORK COUNTY—Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 continue on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, moving traffic from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes, to allow for the full reconstruction of the existing lanes.

The next scheduled traffic shift will take place overnight on Tuesday, August 7, weather permitting, on I-64 east, starting near Lee Hall/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247) and continuing approximately 2 miles east to the Segment II project limits. Motorists will begin using the new inside travel lanes in this section beginning the morning of Wednesday, August 8.

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be full ramp closures overnight at the I-64 east on-ramps from Yorktown Road (Route 238) and Jefferson Avenue (Route 143), and intermittent stoppages of up to 20 minutes on I-64 east, between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Alternating single-lane closures will also be in place.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.  

For additional scheduled lane and ramp closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the free 511 Virginia app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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NEXT TRAFFIC SHIFTS SCHEDULED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY FOR SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic pattern westbound on July 17 and 18

YORK COUNTY—Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 continue on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, moving traffic from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes, to allow for the full reconstruction of the existing lanes.

The next scheduled traffic shift will take place overnight on Monday, July 16, at the I-64 west exit ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B), with a new traffic pattern starting Tuesday morning. Another traffic shift will take place overnight on Tuesday, July 17, on I-64 west, starting west of Jefferson Avenue (exit 247) and continuing to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A). Motorists will begin using the new outside travel lanes in this section beginning the morning of Wednesday, July 18.

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be full ramp closures and intermittent stoppages of up to 20 minutes on I-64 west overnight. Alternating single-lane closures will also be in place on I-64 west.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

See the release below for additional scheduled lane and ramp closures this week, and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the free 511 Virginia app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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NEXT TRAFFIC SHIFT AND FULL RAMP CLOSURE SCHEDULED MONDAY NIGHT FOR SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic pattern eastbound and overnight ramp closure on Monday, June 18
 

YORK COUNTY—Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 continue on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, moving traffic left from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes in the median to allow for the full reconstruction of the outside lanes. The next scheduled traffic shift will take place overnight on Monday, June 18, on I-64 east, starting near the Route 60 Grove Interchange (exit 243) to Jefferson Avenue/Route 143 (exit 247), weather permitting. Motorists will begin using the new inside travel lanes in this section beginning the morning of Tuesday, June 19.

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be a full ramp closure on I-64 east to Jefferson Avenue (exit 247) with a signed detour in place, starting at 8 p.m. on Monday, June 18, until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. Alternating single-lane closures will also be in place on I-64 east.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

For additional scheduled lane closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the free 511 Virginia app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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TRAFFIC SHIFT AND FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED THIS WEEKEND ON SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic pattern westbound and overnight ramp closures this weekend
 

YORK COUNTY—Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 have begun on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, moving traffic left from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes in the median to allow for the full reconstruction of the outside lanes. The next scheduled traffic shift will take place on I-64 west, starting near Route 143 west (exit 243B) to the western limits of the project near Route 199 (exit 242), starting the morning of Sunday, May 6, weather permitting.

An inclement weather date for the shift operations, including the ramp and lane closures listed below, is scheduled overnight on Sunday, May 6, with motorists using the new inside travel lanes beginning the morning of Monday, May 7.

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be full ramp closures with signed detours in place, starting at 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 6, on the following ramps:

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A)
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 199 east (exit 242B)

Single-lane closures will also be in place on I-64 west from Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A) to Route 199 (exit 242) on Saturday, May 6, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

For additional scheduled lane closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are encouraged to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the 511 smartphone app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

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NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN AND TEMPORARY STOPPAGES SCHEDULED ON SEGMENT II OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Motorists are advised to stay alert to new traffic shift, overnight traffic stoppages and closures this week

YORK COUNTY—Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 will begin this spring supporting construction of the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project. The shifts will move traffic left from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes in the median to allow for the full reconstruction of the outside lanes. The first scheduled traffic shift will take place on I-64 east, starting from the western limits of the project near Route 199 (exit 242) to the Burma Road bridge (mile marker 245) starting the morning of Sunday, April 29.

In addition to the new traffic pattern this week, temporary traffic stoppages, lasting up to 20 minutes, are scheduled overnight on:

  • Thursday, April 26
    • I-64 west near Burma Road (mile marker 245), between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning
  • Saturday, April 28
    • I-64 east on and off-ramps at Route 199 (exit 242A/242B), between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. the following morning
    • I-64 east on-ramp from Route 60, between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. the following morning

To complete the traffic shift operations, there will be full ramp closures with signed detours in place, starting at 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 until 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 29 on the following ramps:

  • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 60 Busch Gardens (exit 243A)
  • I-64 east off-ramp to Route 143 west (exit 243B)

Single-lane closures will also be in place as follows:

  • I-64 west from Colonial Parkway to Penniman Road on Friday, April 27, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.
  • I-64 east on Saturday, April 28 between:
    • Colonial Parkway to Route 199 (exit 242A), from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Route 199 (exit 242A) to Route 60 (exit 243A), from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Route 60 (exit 243A) to Route 238 Lee Hall (exit 247), from 11 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

All project work and scheduled closures are dependent upon weather conditions.

For additional scheduled lane closures this week and to learn more about the project, please visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are advised to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

  • Download the 511 smartphone app
  • Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM
  • Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

 

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