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Posted on: November 3, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Full Ramp Closures Scheduled Overnight for I-64 Widening Project

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

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 (exit 250A) on November 7, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Jefferson Avenue (exit 250B):
    • November 7, from 8 p.m to 5 a.m.
    • November 10, from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Route 143 on November 8, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 west on-ramp from Fort Eustis Boulevard on November 9, from 8 p.m to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B) on November 5-9, starting 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 5-9, starting as early as 8 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.

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 (VA-143) through Yorktown Road (Rt. 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 Ave
  • Turn right onto Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105 W)
  • Keep right and follow signs for I-64 east
  • Keep right to stay on Exit 250 A to Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA-105 E)
  • 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

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 Route 199 east to the I-64 east on-ramp

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 5-11, starting as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. Friday and Saturday night closures will not begin until 11 p.m. and will last until 8 a.m.
  • Alternating single-lane closures on Fort Eustis Boulevard in both directions at the I-64 overpass on November 6-10, 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 5-9 starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue and Penniman Road at the I-64 overpasses on November 5-9, starting as early as 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

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


Media Contact:

Brittany McBride Nichols
757-925-1515; Brittany.McBride@VDOT.Virginia.gov

Emergency/After-Hours: 757-925-2584





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