I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Expansion Project
Traffic Impacts, June 19-27
Full closure of exit 296 (George Washington Highway) from I-64 west on June 19, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Motorists should exit at Military Highway, or follow detour signs to the I-464 exit and loop to I-64 east.

Motorists should be prepared for overnight detours on northbound and southbound Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off-ramps from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., the following morning on the following dates:

Full directional closures of Military Highway between the I-64 on- and off- ramps from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on the following dates:
  • June 21 - northbound and southbound
  • June 22 - northbound only
  • June 23 - northbound and southbound
  • June 24 - southbound only
  • June 25- northbound and southbound, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Motorists should follow the detours below. Detour information will also be designated with signage along the roadway.

All construction schedules are pending, due to weather or unforeseen circumstances. Changes to the schedule will be updated on the project website traffic alerts page.

This closure will allow construction crews to safely continue safely erect girders for the widening of the I-64 overpass as part of the I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Project.
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
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-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

Full closure of the on-ramp to I-64 west (exit 14A) from southbound George Washington Highway on June 27, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorists should follow detour signs to use the northbound George Washington Highway on-ramp to I-64.
For a full listing of project impacts, visit Traffic Alerts on 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.