About the Project
The Project will widen nearly 9 miles of I-64 to three full-time travel lanes in each direction, including one HOT/Express lane between Bowers Hill and Battlefield Boulevard, and construct a new 100-foot vertical clearance fixed-span bridge over the Elizabeth River serving motorist traveling toward Virginia Beach. This new bridge is illustrated in the foreground of the above rendering.
The project will also add exterior shoulders that can be used as non-tolled managed lanes between Route 17 and Great Bridge Boulevard to address congestion during peak travel hours.
Other improvements include replacing the Great Bridge Boulevard overpass, installing sound walls, resurfacing the existing roadway and stormwater management facilities.
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
For more information including traffic alerts, construction timelines and other information, visit the project website at