Hampton Roads Weekly Lane Closure Forecast: April 3rd - 9th

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by David Dickenson

WVEC.com

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 5:09 PM

Hampton Roads, Va. - In an effort to keep you informed, VDOT publishes the following scheduled highway lane closures that may affect traffic in Hampton Roads.  These closures are subject to change due to weather conditions and other unforeseen events.  Other closures may occur which do not appear on this report.

For current traffic and travel information, visit the new www.511virginia.org, call 511, call the TrafficLine at 757-361-3016 or listen to 610AM.

JAMES RIVER BRIDGE
Route 17 South – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures on the James River Bridge for beam end repair, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, through Thursday, April 6, from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.

HAMPTON/NEWPORT NEWS/SUFFOLK/CHESAPEAKE
I-664 North/South – Motorists should expect single mobile alternating lane closures from the I-64 Interchange (Exit 1) in Hampton to the I-64/I-264 (Exit 15A/B) in Chesapeake for asphalt surface repairs, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

NEWPORT NEWS
I-664 North – Motorists should expect multiple lane closures at Powhatan Parkway for overhead sign maintenance, Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

MONITOR-MERRIMAC MEMORIAL BRIDGE-TUNNEL
I-664 North/South – Motorists should expect single lane closures for tunnel roadway repairs, Sunday, April 3, through Wednesday, April 6, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL
I-64 East – Motorist should expect overnight single lane closures Sunday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the roadway lighting upgrade to the I-64 East Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Westbound traffic will not be affected and no weekend closures are planned. The project is scheduled for completion in spring 2011.

Motorists are encouraged to use I-664 Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel to avoid delays.  Take Exit 264 to access I-664.  Use exit 15A for Norfolk and Virginia Beach destinations.  Use exit 15B for Chesapeake and Outer Banks destinations.
For more project information, please visit the VDOT website at www.virginia.dot.org.

I-64 West – Motorists should expect a single left lane closure for roadway hatch maintenance, Monday, April 4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64 East/West – Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures at the HRBT open cuts for asphalt concrete surface repairs, Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

DOWNTOWN TUNNEL
I-264 East/West – Motorists should expect single mobile alternating lane closures in the Downtown Tunnel for sweeping operations Monday, April 4, Tuesday, April 5, Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.

MIDTOWN TUNNEL
Route 58 East/West – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures for tunnel lighting repairs, Sunday, April 3, through Wednesday, April 6, from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Route 58 East/West – Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures for paving operations, Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

NORFOLK
Hampton Boulevard Grading Project
Hampton Boulevard traffic continues to be temporarily detoured between Mapleshade Avenue and B Avenue. The six-lane detour will remain in place until the underpass is constructed. Project completion is scheduled for winter 2013.

I-264 East – Motorists should expect single lane closures from U.S. 460 Church Street, at the St. Paul’s Boulevard/Waterside Drive on-ramp and the Tidewater Drive on-ramp for bridge safety inspection, Saturday, April 2, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

I-264 East – Motorists should expect single lane closures from U.S. 460 at the Waterside Drive off-ramp for bridge safety inspections, Sunday, April 3, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH
I-264 East – Motorists should expect multiple alternating lane closures from DesMoines Avenue (Exit 6) to I-464 West (Exit 8) for overhead sign panel removal and replacement Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-264 East/West – Motorists should expect multiple alternating lane closures from Frederick Boulevard (Exit 5) to I-464 West (Exit 8) for overhead sign panel removal and replacement Sunday, April 3, through Wednesday, April 6, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-64 West –Motorists should expect single lane closures from Bayview Avenue (Exit 274) to Little Creek Road (Exit 276) for guardrail repairs, Monday, April 4, from 9 p.m. to midnight.

PORTSMOUTH
Route 164 East/West – Motorists should expect single lane closures at the West Norfolk Bridge for roadway repairs, Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-264 East/West– Motorists should expect multiple lane closures from Frederick Boulevard (Exit 5) to Effingham Street (Exit 7) for overhead sign maintenance, Sunday, April 3, through Tuesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-264 West – Motorists should expect single lane closures from Des Moines Avenue (Exit 6) to Portsmouth Boulevard (Exit 4) for overhead sign repairs, Tuesday, April 5, through Wednesday, April 6, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-264 West – Motorists should expect single lane closures from Frederick Boulevard (Exit 5) to Victory Boulevard (Exit 3) for overhead sign repairs, Wednesday, April 6, through Thursday, April 7, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-264 West – Motorists should expect single lane closures from Portsmouth Boulevard (Exit 4) to Greenwood Drive (Exit 2) for overhead sign repairs, Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Route 58 - Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures from Airline Boulevard to the Chesapeake city line and from the MLK Freeway to Port Norfolk Exit for concrete surface repairs, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CHESAPEAKE/ PORTSMOUTH
I-264 East/West – Motorists should expect single mobile lane closures from the Bowers Hill Interchange to Effingham Street for roadway sweeping, Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

CHESAPEAKE
I-64 East/West Restorative Pavement Project – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures from the Bowers Hill Interchange to the I-464 Interchange, Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for restorative pavement maintenance work.  Work will include patching isolated concrete pavement, increasing the width of the inside shoulder and replacing two lifts of asphalt.  These paving operations will continue Sunday through Thursday until the end of August 2011.

Galberry Road Intersection Improvement - Route 13 South Military Highway – Motorists should expect lane closures at Cavalier Boulevard and Executive Drive on South Military Highway for intersection improvements to Galberry Road.  The improvement project includes drainage system upgrades and the installation of left turn lane.  Crews will close the center lanes on South Military Highway at the Galberry Road intersection through the completion of the project in May, 2011.

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously in the work zone.  Crews will be on the roadway Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fentress Airfield Road -  Fentress Airfield Road will remain closed between Mount Pleasant Road and Blackwater Road for intersection improvements until the of April.  
During the road closure motorists will use the following detour, which is approximately 15 miles:
From North Landing Road motorists will turn right on Mount Pleasant Road, left on Centerville Turnpike and left on Land of Promise Road.

From Blackwater Road, motorists will turn left on Fentress Airfield Road, right on Land of Promise Road, right on Centerville Turnpike, right on Mount Pleasant Road and right on North Landing Road.

Mount Pleasant Road – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures at the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road and Fentress Airfield Road for intersection improvement construction activities, Saturday, April 2, and Sunday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Motorists should also expect single alternating lane closures on Mount Pleasant Road at Fall Ridge Lane for drain pipe installation and paving operations, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I-64 East – Motorists should expect a single lane closure from Route 17/George Washington Highway (Exit 296) to Route 13/460 Military Highway (Exit 297) for guard rail repairs, Monday, April 4, from 9 p.m. to midnight.

I-64 East/West – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures from the Rotunda Bridge to the Battlefield Interchange for shoulder restoration and guardrail repair, Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-664 North – Motorists should expect multiple lane closures at Pughsville Road for overhead sign maintenance, Wednesday, April 6, and Thursday, April 7, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

GILMERTON BRIDGE
Route 13 East/West – The Gilmerton Bridge will be closed from Shell Road to Bainbridge Boulevard for concrete placement procedures, from Tuesday, April 5, at 9 p.m. through Wednesday, April 6, at 5:30 a.m. 

Motorists should expect daytime and nighttime closures including flagging operations in the project work zone, stopping traffic in both directions for up to 10 minutes. Crews will be replacing delineators and restriping the roadway.

Crews will replace delineators, located on the roadway, during draw bridge openings. Motorists are asked to use extreme caution in the work zone.

For more information, please visit the project website at www.gilmertonbridge.org.
CHESAPEAKE/SUFFOLK
I-664 North/South – Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures from Bowers Hill to the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel for concrete patching operations, Sunday, April 3, through Thursday, April 7, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

VIRGINIA BEACH/NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH
I-264 East/West – Motorists should expect single mobile lane closures from Birdneck Road in Virginia Beach to Effingham Street in Portsmouth for drain cleaning operations, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 9a.m. to 3 p.m.

VIRGINIA BEACH
I-64 West – Motorists should expect a single lane closure at Indian River Road for static sign installation, Thursday, April 7, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

I-264 West –Motorists should expect multiple lane closures at Independence Boulevard for overhead sign maintenance, Thursday, April 7, through Friday, April 8, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Witchduck Road North/South –Motorists should expect single median lane closures from Bonney Road to the I-264 Interchange on Witchduck Road and on Bonney Road for asphalt placement and manhole reconstruction, Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GREENSVILLE COUNTY
Route 301 North – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures from the I-95 Interchange to the Sussex County line for paving operations, Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Route 58 West – Motorists should expect mobile alternating lane closures from Greensville/Southampton County line to the Brunswick County line for snowplow pavement marking inspection, maintenance and repair, Monday, April 4, through Thursday, April 7, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

COURTLAND
Southampton Parkway West – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures in Courtland on Southampton Parkway for right turn lane installation, Sunday, April 3, through Friday, April 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY
Route 58 East/West – Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures from the Southampton/Suffolk County line to Greensville/Southampton County line for snowplow pavement marking inspection, maintenance and repair, Monday, April 4, through Thursday, April 7, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, April 8, from 7a.m. to noon.
Route 58 East/West – Motorists should expect single alternating lane closures at Route 58 Business West for paving operations Monday, April 4, through Friday, April 8, from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
 

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