VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Aug. 30-Sept. 5

August 30th, 2009 by WY Daily Staff

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Aug. 30-Sept. 5

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 that do not appear on this report.

No scheduled maintenance will be performed Friday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept. 7, due to the Labor Day Weekend.

For an update on traffic and travel information, visit the VDOT Web site, call 511, call the TrafficLine at 757-361-3016 or listen to 610AM.

JAMES CITY COUNTY

Route 60 East/West  – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures from the Route 60/Route 30/Route 143 Intersection (Anderson’s Corner) to Route 620 west bound, and from the New Kent County line to Route 657 (Ivy Hill Road) east bound for concrete pavement repair, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The project is expected to last through November 2009.

Route 60 West – Motorists should expect alternating lane closures at the C&O Overpass on Route 30 for bridge joint replacement, Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MONITOR-MERRIMAC MEMORIAL BRIDGE-TUNNEL

I-664 North/South – Motorists should expect a single lane closure in the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel for drain cleaning, Wednesday, September 2, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL

I-64 East – A roadway lighting upgrade to the I-64 East Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel will begin on Sunday, August 16. Motorist should expect overnight single lane closures Sunday through Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 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 Web site.

I-64 West – Motorists should expect a single lane closure I-64 West in the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel for drain cleaning operations, Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 1, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

COLEMAN BRIDGE

Route 17 North/South – The George P. Coleman Bridge (Route 17) will be closed to both motorists and maritime traffic on Sunday, September 13, from 6 a.m. to noon, for VDOT crews to perform electrical maintenance on the bridge.

The closure is necessary because the bridge must be in an open position in order to perform this routine maintenance. Maritime traffic is suspended for the safety of the maintenance crew. Several trial openings will be necessary to test the replaced electrical components.

The work is being scheduled on Sunday morning, one of the slower travel periods for the area, to reduce inconvenience to the traveling public. Motorists should plan for delays and use the following detour, which is approximately 75 miles:

From Yorktown US 17 North:

Take George Washington Highway to Fort Eustis Boulevard (VA 105 North) to I-64 West;

Use Exit 220 to VA 33 North, Eltham Road, and follow VA 33 North to US 17 North/South

From Gloucester US 17 South:

From George Washington Highway turn onto VA 33 South, Eltham Road

Follow VA 33 South to I-64 East/West

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