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Posted on: January 26, 2018

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

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

Detours will be in place during overnight closures Jan. 28-Feb. 1.

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):

  • I-64 west off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east on- and off-ramps to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east and west off-ramps to Route 60/Busch Gardens (exit 243A), starting 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 Fort Eustis Boulevard (Exit 250) Jan. 28-Feb. 1, starting as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpass on Jan. 28-Feb. 1, from 7 p.m. to 6 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 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

I-64 east to Route 60 (exit 243A) closure:

  • Take exit 243B to Route 143
  • Follow Route 143 to the Route 199 west exit
  • Follow Route 199 to the Route 60 exit

I-64 west to Route 60 (exit 243A) closure:

  • Take exit 242A to Route 199 west
  • Route 199 west to the Route 60 exit

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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