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First Warning Traffic: Friday Traffic Alerts, Closures & Crashes

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Posted at 5:16 AM, Jul 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-08 08:57:11-04

BRIDGE OPENINGS:

Gilmerton Bridge 9:00 AM & 3:00 PM – Daily, Extended Lifts

James River Bridge 10:00 AM

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NORFOLK: Temporary Closure of Main Street Garage – 230 E. Main Street July 9, until July 13 at 7 a.m. Parking is available at all other City garages. Parking attendants will be available to assist during this time.

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ERT WEEKLY DOWNTOWN AND MIDTOWN TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

U.S. 58 East: Full weekend tunnel closure from Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m. through Monday, July 11 at 5 a.m.

Get the latest updates on construction activities at the ERT Project by visiting www.DriveERT.com

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HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURES REPORT July 1, 2016 through July 8, 2016

 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Single-lane closures eastbound and westbound July 5-7 as early as 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. All work will take place between Jefferson Avenue and Lee Hall, and one lane will remain open to traffic at all times. Please check http://www.i64widening.org/news_information/traffic_alert.asp for the latest closure/detour information.

 Elizabeth River Tunnels/Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway:  Please check Elizabeth River Tunnels website for the latest closure and detour information regarding the Downtown Tunnel, Midtown Tunnel and the MLK Freeway.

 I-564 Intermodal Connector, Norfolk: Please check http://www.i564intermodal.com/ for the latest closure/detour information.

 Terminal Boulevard Resurfacing, Norfolk: Nightly weeknight closures eastbound as follows:

  • Weeknights July 5-7 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

 I-64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel: Alternating lane closures eastbound and westbound. One lane will remain open at all times:

  • Westbound July 5-7 from as early as 8 p.m. until as late as 5 a.m. the following morning.

 I-664 Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel: Alternating lane closures northbound and southbound as follows. One lane will remain open at all times:

  • Northbound/Southbound Alternating:  July 6-7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

I-64 High Rise Bridge: Single-lane closures as follows. One lane will remain open at all times:

  • Eastbound July 6 from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning (Treacle end of the bridge)
  • Westbound July 7 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

I-64 HOV Reversible Roadway, Norfolk: HOV Restrictions will be lifted but the Reversible Roadway will operate on the normal schedule.

I-564 Eastbound/Westbound, Norfolk: Daytime and night-time single-lane closures as follows. One lane will remain open at all times:

    • I-564 Eastbound July 5-7 from 7 p.m. until 4 a.m. the following morning between the off-ramp to Naval Air Station and Mall Drive.
    • Westbound July 5-7 from 7 p.m. until 4 a.m. the following morning between Norfolk Naval Station Gates 3A & 3 to Hampton Boulevard.

I-95 Northbound/Southbound, Sussex County: Alternating lane closures northbound and southbound as follows. One lane will remain open at all times:

    • Northbound July 5-8 from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. between Exit 33 Route 602 (St Johns Church Road) and Route 40 (Sussex Drive).

 I-95 Northbound/Southbound, Greensville County: Alternating lane closures northbound and southbound as follows. One lane will remain open at all times:

    • Northbound July 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Otter Dam Swamp Bridge.
    • Northbound/Southbound July 5-8 from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning between Exit 4 Route 629 and Moore’s Ferry Road.

VA-31 Northbound/Southbound Jamestown Road, James City County: Alternating lane closures July 6-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from VA-199 to Jamestown Road. One lane will remain open at all times.

 Route 301 Sussex Drive, Greensville County: Consecutive left northbound lane closure for bridge replacement June 23 through late summer on Route 301.Route 680 over Stallings Creek, Isle of Wight County: Full consecutive closure on Route 680 over Stallings Creek for bridge replacement May 16 through June 2017.

Route 621 over Passenger Swamp, Isle of Wight County: Full consecutive closure on Route 621 over Passenger Swamp for bridge replacement June 28 through June 2017.

George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17), York County: Crews are widening the road between Route 630 (Wolf Trap Road) and Route 706 (Hampton Highway). Daytime single-lane closures, from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. and weeknight single-lane closures, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Expect traffic shifts and delays. For more about this project, please visit the Route 17 Widening website.

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NORFOLK: Bridge Closures started July 5 of the West Ocean View Overpass due to safety issues. The overpass connects Willoughby to Ocean View Avenue. Drivers will be redirected to Tidewater Drive then have to make a sharp left turn onto Mason Creek. They are working to get the bridge open under restricted conditions. No word yet on when construction will start.

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I-564 LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED JULY 6 ‒ 9

 NORFOLK – Temporary lane closures have been scheduled on I-564 eastbound and westbound beginning Wednesday, July 6 through Saturday, July 9, 2016 for construction activities relating to the I-564 Intermodal Connector Project. The lane closures will extend approximately one-half mile between I-564 Chambers Airfield Tunnel at Naval Air Station Norfolk to the I-564/SR 406/Terminal Blvd-Hampton Blvd. exit. Closures will occur as scheduled unless delayed by weather or other factors.

Lane closures are as follows:

 Wednesday, July 6 through Friday, July 8

I-564 Eastbound, 5 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lanes closed: I-564 right shoulder/right lane

 I-564 Westbound, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lanes closed: I-564 left shoulder/left lane

Saturday, July 9

I-564 Eastbound, 5 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lanes closed: I-564 right shoulder/right lane