February 2018
A view of the long row of columns and pier caps at the interchange. The structures in the background will support new collector-distributor lanes serving Newtown and Witchduck roads. (Trevor Wrayton/VDOT)
Wondering what it'll look like?

´╗┐View a rendering of the ramps under construction between I-64 west and I-264 east at the project website .
A crew works on a pier cap after dusk in December. Click here to see this photo featured in the January 2018 issue of Roads & Bridges magazine on pages 12-13. (Dave Forster/VDOT)
Retaining walls under construction with precast panels and backfill at the I-64 west approach to the Curlew Drive overpass near Ivor and Edison avenues. (Jim Klotz/VDOT)
Support piles (right) are being installed at Exit 15A from I-264 east to Newtown Road (Jim Klotz/VDOT)
Progress Report and Look Ahead

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

Recently Completed:

  • Drilled shafts, columns and cap beams Curlew to Kempsville


  • Constructing retaining walls M and P at the I-64 west approach to Curlew Drive overpass near Ivor and Edison avenues; installing precast panels and backfilling (see photo above)
  • Installing Densified Aggregate Piers (DAPS) and driving support piles at Exit 15A from I-264 to Newtown Road (see photo above)
  • Maintaining erosion and settlement control measures
  • Installing outfall for South Newtown Road retention pond across Pleasant Point Drive.
  • Installing Retaining Wall Q at Exit 15A from I-264 to Newtown Road


  • Setting steel girders from Kempsville Road to Newtown Road behind First Baptist Norfolk
  • Drilled shafts, columns and cap beams I-64 WB Curlew Drive Approach

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

Recently Completed:

  • The Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded a construction contract worth $105.4 million on Dec. 6 to The Lane Construction Corp. of Cheshire, Conn.


  • Construction is scheduled to begin soon after the Feb. 15 Notice to Proceed. Initial activity is likely to include work near Newtown Road Exit 15A. More scheduling information will be shared when it becomes known. Lane closures will be announced in advance.
  • A project open house is being scheduled for early March near the project corridor as part of VDOT's public outreach efforts. Subscribers to these updates will be notified when the event is scheduled.
Traffic Impacts
Motorists should be aware that shoulders along I-64 west and a portion of I-264 east are closed for construction.
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