The following detour has been postponed. Updated dates and detour information will be released at a later date. Click here to sign up for our project alert emails.
Southbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps will be closed to all traffic nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning beginning Tuesday, May 26 through Saturday, June 30. Closures will occur nightly, Monday through Friday, and re-open at 5 a.m. each morning.
Motorists should follow the detour below. Detour information will also be designated with signage along the roadway. Northbound traffic on Military Highway will not be impacted by this temporary closure.
This closure will allow construction crews to safely continue work on the widening of the I-64 overpass as part of the I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Project.
With construction progressing, residents and businesses can expect additional noise due to pile driving and other construction activities in the close vicinity of the various construction sites. Excessive loud noise activities will be ceased between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. the following morning unless otherwise announced. To see the construction schedule and map, click here.
The intial construction of the tidal gate at the Gilmerton Canal has been completed, but additional testing and monitoring at the site continue along with the construction of the retaining walls and support structures. To learn more about the tidal gate at the Gilmerton Canal, click here.
Military Hwy is temporarily reduced to one lane in each direction where it passes under I-64 in Chesapeake.
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. Starting July 1 - it is against Virginia law to hold a handheld personal communications device while driving through a highway workzone. Offenders will be fined $250. To read more about the law, click here.
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