I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Expansion Project
Upcoming Detours on Great Bridge Boulevard and Exit 292 to Shift Traffic onto New Bridge, Nov. 15-17
Overnight Detour on Military Highway at the I-64 Overpass, Nov. 16-17
As crews prepare to open the new Great Bridge Boulevard bridge to traffic, as early as Thursday morning, Nov. 18, motorists should be prepared for the following detours:

  • Full overnight closure of the Great Bridge Boulevard bridge, Nov. 15-17, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning

  • Closure of the I-64 west off-ramp to Great Bridge Boulevard (exit 292), Nov. 17, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning
GREAT BRIDGE BOULEVARD DETOUR

Traveling South on Great Bridge Boulevard:

  • Right on Booker Street
  • Left on Bainbridge Boulevard
  • Left on Dominion Boulevard
  • End detour and turn left/right on Great Bridge Boulevard

Traveling North on Great Bridge Boulevard:

  • Left on Dominion Boulevard
  • Right on Bainbridge Boulevard
  • End detour and turn left/right on Great Bridge Blvd

EXIT 292 DETOUR

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
Shortly following the traffic shift to the new Great Bridge Boulevard bridge, crews will begin deconstruction and removal of the old Great Bridge Boulevard bridge. This work will require overnight detours on I-64 east and west near the Great Bridge Boulevard overpass to allow for a safe demolition of the old bridge over I-64. As the dates and detour information are finalized, motorists will be updated through this email, social media and on our project website at 64highrise.org. 
Overnight Detour on Military Highway at the I-64 Overpass, Nov. 16-17

Military Highway (both northbound and southbound) between the I-64 on- and off-ramps will be closed to all traffic overnight on Tuesday, Nov. 16, and Wednesday, Nov. 17. from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

This detour will allow crews to safely complete final construction activities in this area of Military Highway in order to re-open two lanes of traffic in each direction.
Traveling North on Military Highway

  • Right to on-ramp to I-64 west towards Virginia Beach
  • Take exit 296 to George Washington Highway
  • Turn left on George Washington Highway
  • Take the on-ramp to I-64 east towards Suffolk
  • Take exit 297 to Military Highway

End Detour
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/Joliff Road to continue on W. Military Highway
  • Turn right onto the I-64 east / I-264 ramp (in front of Frank’s Truck Stop)
  • Keep right to I-64 west toward Virginia Beach, Exit 15B
  • Take exit 297 to Military Highway

End Detour
Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 in both directions between South Military Highway (exit 297) and Greenbrier Parkway (exit 289):

  • Nov. 15-18 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Nov. 19 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Nov. 20 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Nov. 21 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

All construction schedules are pending weather or unforeseen circumstances. Please check the project website's Traffic Alerts page for updates.

For more information including a full listing of project traffic alerts, construction timelines and other information, visit the project website at 64highrise.org.

For information on lane closures necessary for maintenance and construction throughout Hampton Roads, drivers can visit 511Virginia.org, download the 511VA smartphone app, or dial 511.