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Posted on: March 16, 2018

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

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Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and lanes to perform construction activities for the I-64 Widening Project during the week of March 18-24.

There will be alternating single-lane closures on I-64 East and West from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) March 18-22, from as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Full ramp closures on I-64 with signed detours in place, on March 18-22, will run as follows:

  • I-64 in both directions off-ramp to Route 143 (exit 243B), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 west to Route 199 west (exit 242A), as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • I-64 east to Route 199 east (exit 242B), as early as 8 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.
  • Route 199 east on-ramp to I-64 west, as early as 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Please note: detour signs will be in place. All ramps will not be closed at the same time to maintain access to the detour routes.

Lane closures will be under flagger control on Yorktown Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on March 18-24, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Single-lane closures on I-64 East and West from Route 199 Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to Route 199 Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) March 18-22, from as early as 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. for soil boring operations.

VDOT encourages motorists to “Know Before You Go” and plan your trip with these free tools: 

  • Download the 511 smartphone app
  • Visit the 511 Virginia website
  • Dial 511 for traffic information on your phone
  • Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM

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


Media Contact:
Shellee Casiello, VDOT Communications Specialist
757-925-1647; Shellee.Casiello@vdot.virginia.gov

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