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Several lane closures, traffic detours in effect for Southside I-64 June 19-25

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Posted at 12:42 PM, Jun 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-18 12:42:11-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Heads up, motorists! Several traffic changes will be in effect on I-64 on the Southside the week of June 19th.

The lane closures and detours are part of the I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Expansion Project.

Alternating, single-lane closures will be in effect in both directions on I-64 between S. Military Highway (exit 297) and Shell Road (overpass) from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., June 19 through June 25.

From 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., June 25 through June 26, the exit to Great Bridge Boulevard (exit 292) from I-64 West will be closed.

Motorists traveling on I-64 West towards Virginia Beach should follow detour signs utilizing:

  • Exit 291A to I-464 north
  • Exit 1 to I-64 east
  • Exit 291B to Route 168 south
  • Right exit to Great Bridge Boulevard
  • End detour on Great Bridge Boulevard

There will also be overnight detours on Military Highway at the I-64 overpass.

Northbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps will be closed to all traffic overnight from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning on the evenings of June 21 and 23.

Southbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps will be closed to all traffic overnight from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning on the evenings of June 22 and 24.

Detour information will also be designated with signage along the roadway.

If you're 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
  • End detour

If you're 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/Jolliff 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
  • End detour

To view all project-related traffic impacts, click here.