Traffic Alerts

FULL RAMP CLOSURES AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Detours will be in place during overnight closures on July 22-26

YORK COUNTY-Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps to perform construction activities on the first and second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, from Route 199 (exit 242) to Yorktown Road (exit 247):

The following full ramp closures on I-64 with will take place July 22-26:

  • I-64 east and west to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 60 on-ramp to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m
  • Route 199 east and west on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west to Yorktown Road/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramps to I-64 east and west, as early as 8 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.
  • **Detour signs will be in place. All ramps will not be closed at the same time to maintain access to the detour routes.**

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 II:

  • Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) July 22-26, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m eastbound, and as early as 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. westbound.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road, Penniman Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on July 21-28, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Segment III:

  • There will be no scheduled lane closures this week in Segment III.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

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

I-64 east to Route 199 east (exit 242B) closure:
Take Exit 243B to Route 143 west
Follow signs on Route 143 west to ramp for Route 199 east

I-64 west to Route 199 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 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 to Route 199 west (exit 242A) 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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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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