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Posted on: December 29, 2017

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

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

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):

January 2-5:

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

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) Jan. 2-5, starting eastbound from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. and westbound from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.
  • Lane closures under flagger control on Penniman Road at the I-64 overpass Jan. 2-5, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

 

Traffic will be detoured as follows:


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

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

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, VDOT Spokesperson
757-925-1515; brittany.mcbride@vdot.virginia.gov 

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