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Lane Closures and Project Impacts

Please note: all schedules are dependent on weather and unexpected delays.

As part of the ongoing construction of the new high rise bridge, motorists can expect a FULL ROADWAY CLOSURE AND DETOUR on I-64 near the High Rise Bridge on the following dates:
Motorists traveling on I-64 Westbound (towards Virginia Beach) will be detoured at Exit 296 (US-17/ George Washington Highway) and continue on the following detour:
Motorists traveling on I-64 Eastbound (towards Bowers Hill) will be detoured at Exit 291A to I-464
The current High Rise Bridge span will be open during this detour to allow construction crews to drive piles for the new bridge on the river.

Construction Continues on Firman Street Site

  • As construction advances on the tidal gate at the Gilmerton Canal, crews will begin mobilizing equipment Monday, July 8 and begin pile driving as early as Wednesday, July 10. Residents and motorist should expect additional noise as the piles are driven and construction continues. To learn more about the tidal gate at the Gilmerton Canal, click here. 

Lane Reduction at Military Highway Under the I-64 Overpass

  • Southbound Military Hwy will be reduced to one lane where it passes under I-64 in Chesapeake beginning February 25 through December 2019. This will allow crews to widen I-64 over Military Highway for the 64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge project.

Restricted Access at Libertyville Road and Bainbridge Blvd Intersection 

Great Bridge Boulevard Construction Site

  • The new Great Bridge Boulevard Bridge will be wider than the existing bridge to allow for the construction of the new High Rise Bridge and new interstate lanes.


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