January 2017
Construction underway at I-64/I-264 Interchange
Building a Better Interchange

Construction of the first of the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements projects is well underway, with clearing operations and other work visible from the interstate. This project will add capacity to the second busiest interchange in Virginia, reduce daily congestion and improve safety in the corridor.

While there are currently no posted speed reductions or traffic pattern shifts in the project area, motorists are urged to obey posted speed limits and drive with caution in the area.

Under Construction

Phase I (I-64/I-264 to Newtown Road)

Recently Completed:

  • First phase of tree and vegetation clearing
    • Beginning at I-64 west and ending at I-264 east/Newtown Road
  • Installed erosion and settlement control measures
  • Installed construction and safety fencing


  • Maintaining erosion and settlement control measures
  • Pile-driving to support tidal channel inlet box culvert at Kempsville Road
  • Excavation of tidal channel from Kempsville Road to Curlew Avenue


  • Electrical work on I-64 west HOV gates
  • Begin placement of traffic barrier on shoulder of I-64 west
  • Excavate box culvert near I-264 east Newtown Rd exit ramp 15A
    • Work will require placement of traffic barrier and barrels, removing part of the shoulder
  • Removal of sound barrier wall along I-64 west near the Twin Bridges

    Phase II (I-264/Newtown Road to Witchduck Road)


    • Utility relocation work on Newtown Road between I-264 underpass and Greenwich Road
    • Utility relocation work on Greenwich Road
    Traffic Impacts 
    Lane Closures:

    There are currently no posted speed limit reductions or pattern shifts in the construction area . Motorists are urged to obey the posted speed limits and drive with caution, as the work activity may draw the attention of some drivers.

    Some travel lane closures may be scheduled in February. When dates are certain, they will be announced to the media and in a travel alert to subscribers of this mailing list.
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