Major work on I-64, I-264 to begin in April

Posted at 4:38 PM, Mar 31, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-31 16:38:17-04

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced Monday that major work on I-64 and I-264 in Hampton Roads will begin in April.

The $128 million highway rehabilitation work will fix some of the most troubled sections of concrete pavement and will result in an increase in pavement life by 15 years or more.

The specific I-64 and I-264 segments to be restored include:

I-64 from Little Creek Road Bridge to Bridge over Curlew Drive and

I-264 from Claiborne Avenue Bridge to Broad Creek Bridge

Distance: 10 miles | 67 lane miles

Contractor: Lane Construction Inc.

I-64 HRBT to Little Creek Road Bridge

Distance: 5 miles | 20 lane miles

Contractor: Branscome Inc.

I-264 Railroad Bridge West of Witchduck Road to Parks Avenue

Distance: 12 miles | 76 lane miles

Contractor: Curtis Contracting Inc.

Crews will perform extensive concrete patching, adjustments to median barriers and guardrails, minor drainage improvements, and the installation of a pavement overlay to meet current agency standards for pavement thickness and surface condition.

The highway improvements will result in multiple lane closures throughout the construction period. All roadway lanes will be open during peak travel times with restricted lane closures during off-peak hours. Lane closure times among the three interstate segments will range from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weeknights. If needed, weekend lane closures will be limited and announced in advance.