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Posted on: January 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] VDOT Announces Full Ramp Closures for I-64 Widening Project

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

Detours will be in place during overnight closures Jan. 14-18.

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


•Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•Route 199 west on-ramp to I-64 east, as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 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.

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

•Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (Exit 247) on January 14-18, starting eastbound as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. and westbound as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
•Lane closures under flagger control on Penniman Road at the I-64 overpass on January 14-18, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
•Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpass on January 14-18, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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 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

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

CONTACTS: Brittany McBride Nichols: (757) 925-1515
Emergency/After-Hours: 757-925-2584
Brittany.McBride@VDOT.Virginia.gov


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