Lane Closures and Project Impacts
Please note: all schedules are dependent on weather and unexpected delays.
Overnight Detour on Military Highway at the I-64 Overpass
Motorists should be prepared for overnight detours on northbound and southbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the following morning on the following dates:
- Monday evening, June 14 - northbound and southbound
- Tuesday evening, June 15 - northbound only
- Wednesday evening, June 16 - northbound and southbound
- Thursday evening, June 17 - southbound only
Friday, June 18, as well as Monday, June 21, through Friday, June 25, will be used as contingency dates for inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
Motorists should follow the detours below. Detour information will also be designated with signage along the roadway.
Traveling North on Military Highway
Right to on-ramp to I-64W towards Virginia Beach
Take exit 296 to George Washington Highway
Turn left on George Washington Highway
Take the on-ramp to I-64E towards Suffolk
Take exit 297 to Military Highway
Traveling South on Military Highway
Right onto the I-64 ramp toward Suffolk
Take left exit 299B to I-664 toward Bowers Hill | Suffolk | Newport News
Take exit 13B to Military Highway
Turn right at the intersection of Military Highway/Joliff Road to continue on W. Military Highway
Turn right onto the I-64E / I-264 ramp (in front of Frank’s Truck Stop)
Keep right to I-64 WB toward Virginia Beach, Exit 15B
Take exit 297 to Military Highway
Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):
- Monday night – Thursday night, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning
- Friday night, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday morning
- Saturday night, from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday morning
- Sunday night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday morning
Construction activities at the Shell Road I-64 overpass. Typical daily work hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- With construction progressing, residents and businesses can expect noise and may feel minor vibrations due to pile driving and other construction activities in the vicinity. Instances may occur where activities exceed past 5 p.m.; however, per City of Chesapeake noise ordinance, all excessive loud noise activities will be suspended between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. the following morning unless otherwise approved and the public has been notified.
- Temporary road closures and flagging operations on local roadways may also be necessary for the safety of our workers and traveling motorists. All road closures will be announced in advance with variable message boards on the roadways and on the traffic alerts section this project website.
Restricted Access at Libertyville Road and Bainbridge Blvd Intersection
- Access to Bainbridge Boulevard from Libertyville Road is currently restricted. Additionally, there are no turns from Bainbridge Boulevard onto Libertyville Road allowed. Motorists traveling on Bainbridge Boulevard are able to continue straight through the Libertyville Road intersection.
Speed Limit Reduction
The speed limit on I-64 corridor work zone from Battlefield Boulevard to Bowers Hill has been reduced to 55 mph for the safety of motorists and workers. Please eliminate distractions while driving through work zones. Effective July 1st, 2020, it is illegal to hold a handheld personal communications device (e.g., a smart phone) while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in Virginia.
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