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Wentzville, Missouri to the Kentucky/West Virginia Border

Snapshot: Length: 954 | Length in MAFC: 461 miles | Intersecting Interstates: I-55, I-57, I-65, I-69, I-70, I-71, I-75, I-77, I-81, I-95

I-64 is a major east-west corridor in the MAFC. Beginning at its connection with I-70 in Wentzville, MO, I-64 crosses four MAFC states. After crossing the Mississippi River at the Poplar Street Bridge with I-55 and I-70, I-64 then crosses Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. In addition to these four MAFC states, I-64 also crosses West Virginia and Virginia. The I-64 corridor connects the most western state in the coalition, Kansas, with the east coast via I-70 (1) and St. Louis.

The I-64 corridor is classified as both a Tier 1 and a Tier 2 corridor in the MAFC framework. For the portion in Kentucky between I-65 and I-75, the corridor is considered a Tier 1 corridor due to heavy freight volumes related to the linkages with I-65 and I-75 and service to Louisville and Lexington. The remaining eastern and western portions of the corridor are considered Tier 2 corridors due to the lower freight volumes, but are important connections with other freight corridors and urban centers.

I-64 is the most southern east-west corridor in the region. I-64 connects with several major freight corridors starting with I-55 in Missouri, I-57, I-75, I-77, I-95 and I-81. In Missouri, I-64 is also known locally as US-40 and the facility serves as the southernmost portion of the Avenue of the Saints. In 2008 and 2009 a major rebuild was completed on I-64 that involved a shutdown of the corridor in two phases. Over the course of these two years, I-64 was completely rebuilt from Wentzville to the Poplar Street Bridge (2). After I-64 moves through East St. Louis, IL, it cuts across rural, southern Illinois and near the Mid-America Airport on the way to Indiana.

I-64 is a designated truck route in Missouri and Illinois, a commerce corridor in Indiana (3), and part of the Intermodal Freight Focus Network (4) and designated National Truck Network in Kentucky (5).
I-64 connects the communities and metropolitan areas of St. Louis, MO, East St. Louis, IL, and Mt. Vernon, IL. It then connects to Evansville, IN and Louisville, KY. From Louisville, I-64 continues through Frankfort, KY, Lexington, KY, Morehead, KY, and Ashland, KY before entering West Virginia at Huntington.

Metropolitan Statistical Areas Economic Profile

MSAPopulationGDP (2011, in millions)EmploymentFreight-related EmploymentMetropolitan Planning Organizations
St. Louis (MO-IL)2,787,701$132,0291,338,018502,178East-West Gateway Council of Governments
Evansville (IN-KY)311,552$17,221201,56891,529Evansville MPO
Louisville (KY-IN)1,235,708$5,58846,89318,573Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency
Lexington – Fayette (KY)472,099$22,782250,846103,215Lexington Area MPO
Huntington – Ashland (WV-KY-OH)364,908$10,850116,93142,238KYOVA Interstate Planning Commission

National Connectors

St. Louis

The interstates supporting freight originating in, destined for, and traveling through St. Louis are I-44, I-55, I-64, and I-70. In total, St. Louis has a total of 35 urban interstates, freeways, and expressways that support freight movements. I-70 and its national connectors I-270 and I-170 are the top three freight-carrying roadways ranked by average combination AADTT per mile. In total I-70, I-170, and I-270 carry 36.4 percent of truck miles traveled on urban interstates, freeways, and expressways within St. Louis.

Louisville

The roadway supporting freight originating in, destined for, and traveling through Louisville includes I-64, I-65, and I-71. In total, Louisville has 11 urban interstates, freeways, and expressways that support freight movements. I-65, I-71, and I-64 rank one, three, and four respectively based on of the average combination AADTT per mile. Furthermore, I-64, I-65, and I-71 transport 76.7 percent of combination truck miles on urban interstates, freeways, and expressways within Louisville.

Freight Projects Impacting Truck Traffic

There are several major bridge projects that will affect the flow of traffic on I-64.

  • In St. Louis, MO the Daniel Boone Bridge is being replaced. The current bridge was built in the mid-1930s and does not meet interstate design standards, leading to safety concerns and severe congestion at peak travel times.
  • The Ohio River Bridges Project includes major reconstruction of the I-64/I-65/I-71 interchange in downtown Louisville, which currently sees some of the most severe congestion in the United States.
  • In 2009, MoDOT completed the New I-64 project which included a complete closure of the interstate in two phases in order to rebuild the facility and ensure freight service on this important corridor.

Truck Traffic

I-64 is a 461-mile corridor that crosses four states in the MAFC: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky.

  • VMT 2007: 14,371,725
  • Truck VMT 2007: 3,331,236
  • Percent Truck VMT: 23.2 percent

Operational Efficiency (ITS)

Both cameras and message boards are tightly clustered around the major metropolitan areas intersecting the I-64 corridor. Of the 61 cameras found on the along the corridor, 29 are in St. Louis and the remaining 32 are in Louisville. Similarly, the 16 message boards are also tightly clustered around these large cities, with 11 in St. Louis and 2 in Louisville.
Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky collaborate with Ohio through ITS Midwest, whereas Missouri partners with Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma through ITS Heartland. Additionally, the Illinois DOT participates in the ENTERPRISE Pool Fund Study.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Yearly tons of CO2 assuming 4 mpg: 2,000,000
  • Yearly tons of CO2 assuming 7.5 mpg: 1,100,000

Methodology

  • Data: Truck Counts (HPMS 2011)
  • Assume 4 and 7.5 miles per gallon
  • No control for level of service or elevation changes
  • 22.3 lbs. of CO2 per gallon of Diesel

Fuel and Truck Parking

There are 30 fueling stations along I-64 that also offer truck parking. Eight fueling stations have less than 25 truck parking spaces, 11 have between 25 and 84 trucking parking spaces, and 11 have 85+ truck parking spaces. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) stations are listed to the right.I-64CNGLNG
Public10
Private00
Planned00
Total10

Infrastructure Condition

The International Roughness Index (IRI) measures the cumulative amount of vertical deviation (the bumpiness or roughness) for each segment of road, and is reported as a ratio in inches per mile. IRI values less than 95 are generally considered good, while values between 95 and 170 are generally considered acceptable. Since only corridor segments with reported IRI values from the 2011 HPMS dataset were considered in this analysis, some states may be missing from certain corridors.
The IRI is used as a measurement to determine infrastructure conditions within the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) such as pavement deterioration, pavement condition trends, cost allocation studies, and other analytical purposes. It is reported, at a minimum, for all road segments that fall under the Full Extent classification which includes the National Highway System (NHS), all principal arterials (interstates, freeways, and expressways), and rural minor arterials within the Sample Panel dataset. The data is collected by the states and submitted to the FHWA. The FHWA verifies the data, and houses it within the HPMS. For more historical information, see MnDOT’s Introduction to the International Roughness Index.

Freight Facilities

Intermodal Terminals

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)- Lindenwood- St. Louis: TOFC-COFC (<70,000 lifts/yr.)
  • CSX Rose Lake Yard – East St. Louis: TOFC-COFC (>60,000 lifts/yr.)
  • Norfolk Southern (NS Luther Yard – St. Louis: TOFC-COFC (>80,000 lifts/yr.)
  • Norfolk Southern (NS) Appliance Park Louisville: COFC (<45,000 lefts/yr.)

Major Rail Yards

St. Louis

  • Lindenwood
  • 23rd Street Yard
  • East St. Louis
  • Venice
  • Rose Lake
  • Tower Grove

Louisville

Airports

  • Louisville International – Standiford Field (SDF)
  • Lambert-St. Louis International (STL)

Ports

  • Port of St. Louis
  • Southeast Missouri Regional Port
  • Port of Indiana – Mount Vernon
  • Port of Louisville
  • Port of Indiana – Jeffersonville
  • Port of Huntington Tri-State

Automotive Distribution Centers

  • Centreville, IL – Union Pacific
  • Louisville, KY – KTP/LAP/Strawberry Yard
  • Shelbyville, KY – Norfolk Southern
  • Wentzville, MO – Norfolk Southern
  • Princeton, IN – Toyota Facility
  • Georgetown, KY – Toyota Facility

Freight Rail

Many railroads cross and follow the I-64 corridor for short distances. The only high-density routes (>100 million gross tons-MGT) are west of St. Louis, MO. According to the 2010 rail density data available from the 2013 National Transportation Atlas Database there are less heavy (50–100 MGT) north-south routes that cross the I-64 corridor. The CSX line near Evansville, IN connects to the Dixie Flyer Road COFC terminal. Even though this terminal is outside the I-64 corridor, I-164 leading to I-64 is the closest interstate. The Norfolk Southern First District Subdivision crosses at I-75. Lastly the CSX CC Subdivision crosses near Winchester, KY.

Passenger Rail

No passenger service exists that parallels this east-west corridor. A number of Amtrak services intersect this corridor. In St. Louis, the Texas Eagle, Missouri River Runner and the Lincoln services all stop in St. Louis MO, the only Amtrak station in this corridor. The City of New Orleans crosses the corridor near Richview, IL. The Cardinal/Hoosier State crosses the I-64 corridor near Catlettsburg, IL and stops in Ashland, KY.

Airports

There are two air cargo airports on the I-64 corridor.

  • SDF in Louisville, KY was the top ranked commercial airport in the MAFC region in terms of landed weight in 2012. Nationally it ranked 3rd after Memphis, TN and Anchorage, AK. SDF is considered a primary hub airport, is home to UPS Worldport, and is serviced by FedEx Express.
  • STL in St. Louis, MO was the 14th ranked commercial airport in the MAFC region for 2012 landed weight, and ranks nationally at 61st. STL is considered a primary hub airport, and is serviced by both UPS and FedEx air cargo facilities.
Louisville International-Standiford Field (SDF)Lambert-St Louis International (STL)
Cargo FacilitiesDomestic Cargo Only, Mechanical Handling, Heated Storage, Dangerous Goods, Express/Courier Centre, Parking space for large transient aircraft is very limited.Capacity 4 479 700tonnes (9 875 946,000lbs), 2x 747 Freighter Docks, Bonded Warehouse, Free Port/Foreign Trade Zone, Aircraft Maintenance, Mechanical Handling, Heated Storage, Air-Conditioned Storage, Refrigerated Storage, X-Ray Equipment, Security for Valuables, Dangerous Goods, Radioactive Goods, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Express/Courier Centre, New cargo facility development by Aeroterm of 22854 sq metres also available
Cargo Terminals12
Number of Runways (max length)3 (10,849 feet)4 (11,020 feet)
Warehouses & DCs within 5/10 miles19/4815/41
Air Cargo Businesses within Urban Area283845
2011 Landed Weight (lbs.)10,981,281,06784,332,870
2010 Landed Weight (lbs.)10,637,700,120371,026,650
Change (Percentage)3.23%3.59%
Intermodal Connectors (5/10 miles)4/112/7

Ports and Marine Highways

The eastern M-70, which includes the Ohio River and the Mississippi River between the mouth of the Ohio River and the mouth of the Missouri River, could serve as a Marine Highway reliever route to I-64 between St. Louis, MO and Huntington, WV. Major ports include St. Louis, MO; SE Missouri Port, MO; Mt. Vernon, IN; Louisville, KY; Cincinnati, OH; and Huntington Tri-State. In addition, numerous smaller ports and terminals provide potential access between I-64 and M-70. Eastern M-70 is equipped with 1,200 foot locks and is open year round.

Freight Generators, Warehouses, and Distribution Centers

There are a total of 18,886 freight generators employing 323,757 people within three miles of the I-64 corridor, and a total of 43,250 freight generators employing 754,867 people within 10 miles of the corridor. If the extent of analysis focuses on the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) intersected by the I-64 corridor, there are a total of 61,324 freight generators employing 987,300 people. Within the MSAs, there are a total of 286 warehousing and distribution centers employing 7,053 people. Freight generators were determined by using the NAICS codes prescribed for freight-related sectors in NCFRP Report 19, and include agriculture, mining, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail trade, transportation and warehousing, and eating and drinking places.

Major ManufacturersMajor Distribution Centers
  • AK Steel
  • Arcelor Mittal
  • Autoliv
  • BF Goodrich
  • Bosch
  • Carl Buddig
  • Del Monte
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • ITT Corporation
  • Marathon Petroleum
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Toyota
  • NAPA
  • Office Depot
  • Sam’s Club
  • Sears
  • Supervalu
  • Amazon.com

References

  1. Interstate 64. Wikipedia.
  2. The New I-64. Missouri Department of Transportation.
  3. Maps. Indiana Department of Transportation.
  4. Intermodal Freight Focus Network. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
  5. National Truck Network. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
  6. FHWA Interstate Brief (2011). US Department of Transportation.
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05/06/2021

Project Update: Spring 2021

Have you seen all the exciting progress yet on the I-64 Widening Segment III Project in York County? Or have you spotted the new unique transparent noise walls going up at Queens Creek? Check out our latest I-64 Widening Project update covering recent and upcoming milestones for the project—including a major milestone traffic shift at the Queens Creek Bridges!

View the Spring 2021 Project Update Here

09/16/2020

Sensors Installed in Segment III for Research on Innovative Pavement Recycling Processes

On Friday, Sept. 4, staff from VDOT's research division, the Virginia Transportation Research Council along with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) worked with design-build contractor Shirley Contracting to install the first phase of research instrumentation in the full depth reclamation subbase layer of a new right travel lane being constructed in the I-64 Widening Segment III Project in York County.


This 40-foot section of sensors will assist researchers in studying the performance of the innovative and environmentally friendly pavement design techniques used in Segments II and III (full depth reclamation and Cold Central Plant Recycling) by measuring performance and response to heavy vehicle loads during its service life.


By confirming the performance of these sections during the pavement’s service life, the Virginia Department of Transportation will be able to quickly implement these recycling techniques on other projects, resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings on projects statewide.


The I-64 Widening Projects’ use of these techniques makes them one of the largest pavement recycling projects in the U.S. right now, resulting in an estimated $15 million savings for Segments II and III.


For more information on Full Depth Reclamation and Cold Central Plant Recycling on the I-64 Widening Project, visit: http://i64widening.org/learn_more/pavement_recycling_methods.asp

    

For more pictures, see the post on the VDOT Hampton Roads Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/vadothr/permalink/752739708619335/

08/31/2018

Project Update: August 2018

Shoulder Strengthening Operations Began Monday, August 13

Construction kicked off August 13, on the third operationally-independent segment of the I-64 Widening Project, spanning 8.25 miles, from 1.15 miles west of Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234) to 1.05 miles west of the Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway (exit 242) in York County. Shoulder strengthening operations are taking place overnight beginning in the westbound direction, followed by similar work in the eastbound direction. Once completed, traffic will be shifted to drive along the shoulders to allow for the construction of new lanes on the inside of the roadway.

On June 27, design-build contractor Shirley Contracting Company hosted a project information meeting at Bruton High School. About 240 people attended the open-house style meeting where they learned more about current project information, projected traffic impacts, the proposed limits of clearing, the stormwater management design and improvements, and the preliminary results of the Final Noise Analysis. Meeting materials and Frequently Asked Questions are available on the I-64 Widening Project website here: www.i64widening.org/meetings

New Traffic Patterns Continue in Segment II

Segment II's final major traffic shift of the summer is scheduled to take place the week of September 9, moving traffic from the existing lanes to the newly constructed lanes, to allow for reconstruction of the existing lanes.

A new traffic pattern will be in place after this shift on I-64 west from the eastern project limits, approximately 0.54 miles east of Yorktown Road (Route 238), to the overpass bridge over Jefferson Avenue (Route 143).

Once the reconstruction phase is complete on the existing lanes, a 2-inch layer of surface mix asphalt will be placed on both the new and reconstructed lanes, which will create a smooth surface across all lanes.

For more weekly traffic information, visit the Project Traffic Alerts page.

First Segment of I-64 Widening Project Wins National Award of Merit

Segment I of the I-64 Widening Project has won a National Award of Merit in the Transportation (other than Aviation) category from the Design-Build Institute of America. The $112.5 million project, spanning nearly 6 miles in Newport News, consisted of adding an additional travel lane and full-width shoulder in each direction, repair and overlay of existing lanes, replacement and widening of six bridges, lengthening of acceleration and deceleration lanes, a 5.2-mile median widening, and construction of more than 200,000 square feet of noise barrier along the I-64 corridor.

The project was completed on-schedule in December 2017 by Shirley Contracting Company's design-build team, which is also constructing Segment III of the I-64 Widening Project.

This award automatically nominates the project for the National Award of Excellence, the highest honor in each category. The Merit and Excellence winners will be announced at the Design-Build Conference & Expo award show on November 8, in New Orleans, LA.

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Completed all eastbound traffic shifts throughout project corridor.
  • Completed westbound traffic shifts from western end of project through Lee Hall (exit 247).
  • Adjusted temporary concrete barrier, installed pavement markings, and shifted configuration of the eastbound Exit 243 A/B exit ramps. 
  • Bridge deck placements at Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road and Yorktown Road bridges.
  • Completed Full Depth Reclamation (FDR), Cold Central Plant Recycling operations and cement-treated crushed concrete placement for the newly constructed eastbound and westbound lanes. Learn more about these environmentally-friendly processes here.
  • Completed form, rebar, pour (FRP) operations on median barrier, east of Yorktown Road bridges and from Jefferson Avenue to Yorktown Road. 

Current Status:

  • Continue maintenance work throughout corridor, including pothole and roadway repairs.
  • Continue cut and fill operations and subgrade stabilization.
  • Full depth reclamation and paving operations on former existing lanes between Busch Gardens (exit 243A) and Route 143 (exit 247).
  • Removal of existing pavement concrete and shoulder pavement from former east- and westbound lanes between Route 143 (exit 243) and the eastern project limits (east of exit 247). 
  • Removal of existing and installation of new permanent guardrail in the eastern section of the corridor.
  • Installation of new permanent ground-mounted signs westbound between Route 143 (exit 243B) and Yorktown Road (exit 247).
  • Bridge repairs and new sub- and superstructure element installation at the nine interstate bridges.
  • Placement of latex modified concrete overlays over existing bridge decks.
  • Paving operations on former existing lanes to including placement of:
  • Installation of pipe and drainage structures in the median.

Upcoming Work:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median and outside existing lanes.
  • Maintenance work throughout the project corridor.
  • Completion of bridge widening and repair activities on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B Ramp bridges. 
  • FDR operations and placement of CCPR materials and asphalt in existing lanes.
  • Next traffic shift westbound from the eastern project limits to Jefferson Avenue overpass.

  

  

Segment III Work Activities

Current Status:

  • Design development ongoing.
  • Performing utility test holes.
  • Milling and paving of westbound shoulder lanes.

Upcoming Work:

  • Shoulder strengthening in the eastbound shoulder lanes.
  • Construction barriers and median work to begin by the end of 2018.

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

Weeknight east- and westbound single-lane closures on I-64 take place on Sundays through Thursdays, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234).

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Colonial Parkway. 

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08/10/2018

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THIRD SEGMENT OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Shoulder strengthening work to begin Sunday, August 12

YORK COUNTY – Construction is scheduled to begin Sunday, August 12, weather permitting, on the third of three segments to widen approximately 21 miles total on Interstate 64 in Newport News, James City County and York County. 

The third operationally-independent segment is a $178.3 million project awarded to Shirley Contracting Company that will add a lane and shoulder in each direction for 8.25 miles, from 1.15 miles west of Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234) to 1.05 miles west of the Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway (exit 242) in York County. Initial work will include shoulder strengthening operations beginning in the westbound direction, followed by similar work in the eastbound direction. The project is estimated to be complete in fall 2021. 

In addition to widening the interstate, other major project improvements include:

  • Repair and widening of four bridges at Colonial Parkway and Lakeshead Drive
  • Replacement of the two bridges over Queens Creek
  • Repair and extension of three major culverts
  • Lengthening of acceleration and deceleration lanes at the interchanges
  • Reconfiguration of the I-64 east off-ramp to Route 143 and addition of a signalized stop at the end of the ramp

As seen in Segment II, Segment III will utilize recycled materials and other environmentally friendly and cost-effective processes including Cold Central Plant Recycling and Full Depth Reclamation during lane construction. In total, the first 18 inches of pavement structure are almost entirely produced from recycled materials, resulting in an estimated cost savings of $15 million total on Segments II and III. According to the Virginia Transportation Research Council, this is one of the largest pavement recycling projects in the U.S. right now. 

To minimize inconvenience to motorists, two travel lanes in each direction will remain open to traffic throughout construction during the day, with temporary weeknight closures scheduled overnight as needed. All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Project information, scheduled road closures and construction updates are available at www.i64widening.org, as well as on Twitter, Facebook, and NextDoor.com.

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06/08/2018

Project Update: June 2018

SAVE THE DATE: SEGMENT III MEETING

Learn More about Segment III before Construction Begins This Summer

Design-build contractor, Shirley Contracting Company will be hosting a public information meeting for the I-64 Widening Segment III project at Bruton High School on June 27, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held in a open-house style format with members of the design-build team and VDOT representatives on hand to share current project information, projected traffic impacts, the proposed limits of clearing, the stormwater management design and improvements, and the preliminary results of the Final Noise Analysis.

Construction on the 8.25 mile project, spanning from approximately 1 mile west of the Route 199/Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to 1 mile west of the Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway (exit 242), is scheduled to start this summer beginning with shoulder strengthening operations. Design-phase geotechnical investigations are currently underway including survey work, bridge scans and soil boring operations.

New Traffic Patterns Starting in Segment II

Traffic shifts on Interstate 64 have begun on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project and will continue through the summer, moving traffic from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes to allow for the full reconstruction of the previous lanes.The first two traffic shifts took place in the western section of the project, with traffic now traveling on the newly constructed 12-foot travel lanes and 12-foot shoulders in place in both directions on I-64, from the western limits of the project near Route 199 (exit 242) through the Burma Road bridge eastbound and to Route 143 (exit 243B) westbound.

Starting the morning of June 12, motorists are advised to stay alert to a new traffic pattern on the Jefferson Avenue (Route 143) on-ramp to I-64 west, as traffic is shifted right to the new outside lane.

Once the reconstruction phase is complete on the existing lanes, a 2-inch layer of surface mix asphalt will be placed on both the new and reconstructed lanes, which will create a smooth surface across all lanes.

Motorists using the new travel lanes
after the I-64 east traffic shift that took place on April 29, starting from the western limits of the project near Route 199 (exit 242) to the Burma Road bridge (mile marker 245).
Motorists using the new travel lanes after the I-64 west traffic shift that took place on May 6, starting near Route 143 west (exit 243B) to the western limits of the project near Route 199 (exit 242).

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Completed eastbound and westbound traffic shifts on western end of corridor.
  • Bridge deck placements at Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road bridges.
  • Completed Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) operations and cement-treated crushed concrete placement for the newly constructed eastbound and westbound lanes.

Current Status:

  • Continue maintenance work throughout corridor, including pothole and roadway repairs.
  • Continue cut and fill operations and subgrade stabilization.
  • Bridge repairs and new superstructure element installation at the nine interstate bridges.
  • Installation of new concrete bridge parapets.
  • Continue bridge deck placements at Yorktown Road and westbound Burma Road bridges.
  • Placement of latex modified concrete overlays over existing bridge decks.
  • Placement of new pavement section in median to include:
  • Full-depth reclamation (FDR) operations eastbound on existing lanes between Exits 243 and 247.
  • Installation of pipe and drainage structures in the median.
  • Installation of new overhead sign structure foundations.
  • Installation of permanent guardrail in preparation for next traffic shift.

Upcoming Work:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median and outside existing lanes.
  • Maintenance work throughout the corridor.
  • Completion of bridge widening and repair activities on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B Ramp bridges. 
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts.
  • FDR operations and placement of CCPR materials and asphalt in newly constructed lanes.
  • Next traffic shift eastbound from Burma Road bridge (mile marker 245) to Lee Hall/Jefferson Avenue (exit 247).

  

  

Segment III Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Field surveys and utility designations completed.

Current Status:

  • Design development ongoing.
  • Boring operations continue.

Upcoming Work:

  • Construction to begin with shoulder strengthening mid-summer 2018.

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

Weeknight east- and westbound single-lane closures on I-64 take place on Sundays through Thursdays, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234).

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Colonial Parkway. 

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04/05/2018

Project Update: April 2018

Segment III Officially Underway

More than 50 members of the Segment III project team made up of representatives from VDOT, design-builder Shirley Contracting Company and their subcontractor teams participated in a Segment III Kick-Off meeting held on February 6, at the VDOT Hampton Roads District Office.

VDOT issued a Notice to Proceed to the Segment III design-build contractor, Shirley Contracting on January 3, 2018, and geotechnical work is currently underway. Shoulder strengthening work will begin this summer. Construction of the entire project is estimated to be complete by fall 2021.

The design-build contractor will be performing the final noise study later this year, following Federal Regulations and State Noise Policy. The study must then be reviewed and approved by VDOT and the Federal Highway Administration before it is finalized.

Three public information meetings will be held to present traffic impacts, the proposed limits of clearing, the proposed landscaping plan, the stormwater management design and improvements, and the Final Noise Analysis results as design progresses.

Look for future I-64 Widening Project email updates announcing when these meetings will take place.

For the third segment of the I-64 Widening project, a 12-foot-wide travel lane and 12-foot-wide shoulder will be added in each direction for approximately 8.25 miles, from approximately 1 mile west of the Route 199/Lightfoot exit (exit 234) to 1 mile west of the Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway (exit 242) in York County.

Work also includes:

  • Repair and widening of four bridges at Colonial Parkway and Lakeshead Drive
  • Full replacement of the two Queen’s Creek bridges
  • Repair/extension of three major culverts
  • Lengthening of on- and off-ramps
  • Reconstruction of the I-64 east off-ramp to Route 143 and the addition of a signalized stop at the end of the ramp.

Like Segment II, the environmentally-friendly and cost-effective processes of Cold Central Plant Recycling and Full Depth Reclamation will be utilized for lane construction. The Virginia Transportation Research Council will install instrumentation in the right wheel path of the right lane to measure the long-term performance of the reconstructed pavement. The sensors will allow researchers to observe the pavements’ performance during its service life and quantify the response to truck loading.

Segment II

Traffic shifts are anticipated to begin this spring in Segment II.The shifts will move traffic left from the two existing concrete travel lanes onto the new travel lanes in the median to allow for the full reconstruction of the outside lanes.

The first shift is anticipated to start eastbound from the west end of the project limits (near Route 199 exit 242) through the Burma Road Bridge.
More details to come.

Segment III

Design-phase geotechnical investigations are underway, including survey work, bridge scans and soil boring operations (pictured below). Geotechnical work near Queens Creek, including bridge deck boring is estimated to begin as early as April 9. Work on the bridge deck will require an overnight single-lane closure, and those traveling by water should take caution and refrain from traveling underneath while bridge deck work is underway.

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Erection of overhead sign structures at Busch Gardens interchanges.
  • Construction of Stormwater Management Basins on east end of the project.
  • Completed Form, Resteel, Pour (FRP) operations on multiple bridge activities to include deck retrofits, diaphragm installation, and parapet installation.

Current Status:

  • Continue maintenance work throughout corridor, including pothole and roadway repairs.
  • Continue cut and fill operations and subgrade stabilization.
  • Bridge repairs and new superstructure element installation at the nine interstate bridges.
  • Installation of new concrete bridge parapets
  • Placement of latex modified concrete overlays over existing bridge decks.
  • Placement of new pavement section in median to include:
  • Full-depth reclamation (FDR) operations in the existing inside lanes.
  • Installation of pipe and drainage structures in the median.
  • Installation of new overhead sign structure foundations.
  • Installation of permanent guardrail in preparation for spring traffic shift.

Upcoming Work:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median.
  • Maintenance work throughout the corridor.
  • Completion of Bridge Widening and repair activities on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B Ramp bridges. 
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts.
  • FDR operations and placement of CCPR materials and asphalt in newly constructed lanes.
  • Traffic shift anticipated this spring to shift traffic from the outside existing lanes onto the new inside lanes.

  

     

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

All three lanes in each direction have reopened to traffic from west of Jefferson Avenue to just east of Yorktown Road in Newport News.

Weeknight east- and westbound single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Route 199/Lightfoot (exit 234).

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Colonial Parkway. 

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Project Update: November / December 2017

Segment I Construction Now Complete

Friday, December 1, marked the on-time and on-budget completion of the $122 million I-64 Widening Segment I construction project, spanning approximately 5.6 miles, from west of Jefferson Avenue to just east of Yorktown Road in Newport News. 

After breaking ground on Segment I in September 2015, crews worked tirelessly around the clock to construct an additional 12-foot travel lane and 12-foot shoulder in each direction on I-64, as well as:

  • Repaired and widened four bridges at Fort Eustis Boulevard and the Lee Hall Reservoir
  • Demolished and reconstructed two brand new bridges at Industrial Park Drive
  • Lengthened the on- and off-ramps at Fort Eustis Boulevard
  • Constructed starfish-stamped noise walls along the interstate
  • Added low-maintenance landscaping throughout the median and corridor. 

The project was delivered in only 22 months and on budget, with thanks to Shirley Contracting's hard work, and the design-build model chosen to streamline the delivery of all three segments of the I-64 Widening Project. 

    

View More Photos from the Completion Ceremony and Construction Here

$178.3 Million Contract Awarded to Shirley Contracting Company

On December 6, a $178.3 million design-build contract was awarded by the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to Shirley Contracting Company to complete Segment III of the I-64 Capacity Improvements Project. This segment will add a lane in each direction for 8.2 miles, from about 1 mile west of the Lightfoot Exit to 1 mile west of the Humelsine Parkway/Marquis Center Parkway Exit in York County.

Project improvements will include:

  • Full-depth reconstruction of existing travel lanes and outside shoulder
  • The addition of one 12-foot-wide travel lane and one 12-foot-wide paved shoulder in each direction
  • Lengthening of acceleration and deceleration lanes
  • Repair and widening of four mainline bridges and replacement of existing bridges over Queens Creek
  • Repair/extension of three major box culverts

VDOT will issue a notice to proceed to the design-build contractor in January 2018. Construction is estimated to be complete in September 2021.

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Pile driving at all nine bridges (Jefferson Avenue, Penniman Road, Yorktown Road, Burma Road, and Exit 243B ramp.)
  • Installation of overhead sign structure foundations.
  • Installation of stay-in-place deck forms for the Exit 243B Ramp Bridge.

Current Status:

  • Continue clearing and grubbing operations outside of the eastbound lanes from Jefferson Avenue to Burma Road.
  • Continue maintenance work throughout corridor, including striping, tree trimming and pothole repairs.
  • Continue cut and fill operations and subgrade stabilization.
  • Form, Resteel & Pour operations at the Yorktown Bridge, Penniman Road Bridge, Burma Road Bridge, Exit 243B Ramp Bridge, and Jefferson Bridge.
  • Spot repairs and paint removal at Burma Road and Exit 243B Ramp bridges.
  • Hydrodemoliton of existing deck on Penniman Road bridges.
  • Placement of subbase layer of cement-treated crushed concrete, open grade drainage layer, and base layer of CCPR material.
  • Full-depth reclamation operations in the existing inside lanes.
  • Installation of pipe and drainage structures in the median.

Upcoming Work:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median.
  • Maintenance work throughout the corridor.
  • Bridge construction activities on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B Ramp bridges. 
  • Erecting steel girders at Burma Road and Penniman Road bridges.
  • Placement of bridge deck concrete on the Exit 243B Ramp Bridge.
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts.
  • Placement of CCPR materials and asphalt in newly constructed lanes.

  

     

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

All three lanes in each direction have reopened to traffic from west of Jefferson Avenue to just east of Yorktown Road in Newport News.

Weeknight east- and westbound single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) (exit 242).

All construction work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Yorktown Road (exit 247) and Colonial Parkway. 

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12/01/2017

Governor McAuliffe Marks Opening of a Wider I-64 on the Peninsula

Segment I roadwork completed on time and on budget

NEWPORT NEWS – Governor McAuliffe today marked the opening of a wider I-64 on the peninsula with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Unlocking one of the Peninsula’s biggest bottlenecks has been a priority for Governor McAuliffe and today’s completion of the Segment I widening work marks a significant step forward in the overall project. Segment I of the widening effort was completed on time and on budget. 

“My administration has worked tirelessly to relieve the gridlock in Hampton Roads and today I am proud to celebrate the widening of I-64 on the Peninsula, which came in on time and under budget,” said Governor McAuliffe at the ribbon cutting ceremony. “This important project was truly a team effort between the state, regional and local government, the private sector and the community. The widening of I-64 on the Peninsula is yet another step forward in our efforts to build a transportation system that helps our new Virginia economy thrive.” 

Nearly six miles of Interstate 64 between Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road is now open with an additional travel lane and shoulder in each direction. The widening work was completed by Shirley Contracting Company of Lorton, Virginia and is the first of three independent segments to be widened. The fast-tracked project was delivered in 22 months at a cost of $122 million. The project was the first to make use of Hampton Roads Transportation Fund revenues, with $44 million of funding provided by the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission.  

Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne said, “Today’s event is truly a celebration of these types of significant improvements, which is exactly what is needed to build and maintain a reliable transportation systems that are essential to growing the new Virginia economy.” 

Segment I work also included the repair and widening of four bridges at Fort Eustis Boulevard and the Lee Hall Reservoir, the lengthening of on-and-off ramps at Fort Eustis Boulevard, and the addition of low-maintenance landscaping along the corridor’s median. 

Work is already underway on the widening of Segment II to Route 199. Over the next four years, another travel lane and shoulder will be added in each direction along 15 miles of I-64, all the way to exit 234 (Lightfoot).

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10/26/2017

Project Update: September / October 2017

Segment I Nearly Complete At Two-Year Milestone

Last month, Segment I celebrated its two-year construction anniversary.

The groundbreaking held on Sept. 8, 2015.

With nearly two months left of construction, crews are finishing the placement of the base and surface asphalt and preparing to open both the new and revitalized lanes, from west of Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255), to just east of Yorktown Road (Exit 247). This will happen by the end of the year.

Crews will also be seen placing the finishing touches to the ramp extensions and bridge repairs at Fort Eustis Boulevard, to the rebuilt Industrial Park Drive bridges, to the Lee Hall Reservoir bridge repairs, noise wall placement and landscaping in the median.

Motorists can expect some traffic shifts back to the outside lanes to allow for the final landscaping and shoulder work in the median.

Cold Central Plant Recycling

New lanes are being constructed using cold central plant recycling (CCPR). CCPR uses reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), created from the road millings of construction projects around the region.

Unlike hot-mix asphalt more commonly used in road projects, CCPR is placed onto the roadway without using heat.

Crews pave the CCPR atop a drainage layer covering the sub base layer of recycled crushed concrete.

This results in 18 inches of pavement foundation produced almost entirely of recycled materials.

Using CCPR helps reduce stockpiles of existing RAP, as well as reduces the overall cost of project materials and environmental impacts. 

The first test run of the CCPR process was done for Segment II September 29, in the median near Penniman Road in York County.

Learn more:

Full Depth Reclamation

The first test run of the full depth reclamation (FDR) process for Segment II took place October 18, in the median west of Penniman Road. 

FDR recycles the pavement from the existing lanes back into the new structure.

The existing asphalt layers will be pulverized, the material will be processed and compacted with a stabilizing agent and the end product will be used to create a new base followed by an overlay placed on top.

This process saves time, money and materials by reusing resources, reducing the amount of new and old materials being transported and performing the recycling and reconstruction process on-site. 

Segment I Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Construction of the parapet for the westbound bridge over Industrial Park Drive
  • Hydro-demolition for overlay of the bridge decks at the Lee Hall Reservoir bridges
  • Clearing between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive for ramp extensions
  • Pier caps and bridge deck for the bridges over Industrial Park Drive
  • Concrete pavement repairs in outside existing lanes
  • Bridge deck overlay at Lee Hall Reservoir bridges

Current Status:

  • Performing sound barrier wall work, including setting posts, panels and foundations, for sound walls west of Denbigh Boulevard and west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Continuing joint repairs, deck slab replacements and painting at Fort Eustis Boulevard bridges
  • Started placing high-friction surface treatment on I-64 East from Jefferson Avenue to Fort Eustis Boulevard
  • Continuing installation of hot-mix asphalt overlay and surface asphalt pavement layers
  • Continuing guardrail installation along eastbound shoulders
  • Started installing reinforcing steel for bridge pier protection system at the Industrial Park Drives bridges

Upcoming Work:

  • Continue noise wall work west of Denbigh Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive
  • Continue substructure at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Continue joint repairs and approach slab replacements at the existing Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis bridges
  • Start landscaping and planting in the median
  • Shift traffic back to outside lanes to complete work on the inside shoulder and median

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Cold central plant recycling and full depth reclamation test sections

  • Pile driving at Jefferson Avenue, Penniman Road,  Yorktown Road and Exit 243B bridges

Current Status:

  • Clearing and grubbing operations underway outside the eastbound lanes, from Burma Road Bridge to Route 199.

  • Maintenance work ongoing throughout corridor, including striping, tree trimming and pothole repairs

  • Continuing cut and fill operations and subgrade stabilization

  • Started installation of overhead sign structure foundations

  • Form, resteel and pour operations at the Yorktown, Penniman Road, Burma Road, Exit 243B ramp, and Jefferson bridges

  • Sub base layer of cement-treated crushed concrete placed

  • Installation of pipe and drainage structures

  • Pile driving at Burma Road Bridge

Upcoming Activities:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median

  • Maintenance work throughout the corridor

  • Construction on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road and Exit 243B ramp bridges

  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts

  • Placement of CCPR materials and asphalt in newly constructed lanes


Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

There are new traffic patterns, with one lane remaining open in each direction at the I-64 overpasses at Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road.

Weeknight east- and westbound single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays.

They begin as early as 7 p.m., and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning, between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) (exit 242).

One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times.
 

All work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Colonial Parkway. 

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08/25/2017

Project Update: July / August 2017

Watch What's Happening On I-64

Watch recent construction on Segments I and II:

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Placed concrete for the bridge pier protection system at the eastbound Denbigh Boulevard bridge
  • Installation of the structural bridge girders and substructure concrete at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Construction of retaining wall at Abutment B of the east and west I-64 bridges over Industrial Park drive

Current Status:

  • Noise wall work proceeding, including setting posts and panels for sound walls, west of Denbigh Boulevard, and footings west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Clearing underway between Fort Eustis Boulevard to the Lee Hall Reservoir, as well as grading to Industrial Park Drive, for ramp extensions
  • Continuing joint repairs and approach slab replacements at the existing Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis bridges
  • Performing concrete pavement repairs
  • Started installing stay-in-place deck forms for the Industrial Park Drive bridges

Upcoming:

  • Start base paving operations between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive for ramp extensions
  • Start placing thin hot mix asphalt concrete overlay
  • Continue footings, posts and panels for noise walls west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Continue grading for noise walls west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Continue joint repairs and approach slab replacements at the existing Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis bridges
  • Start placing bridge deck concrete for the Industrial Park Drive bridges

Segment II Activities

Recently Completed

  • Clearing and grubbing operations between Penniman Road to the west project limits
  • Driving sheet piles at Abutment A of the westbound Burma Road bridge. Drove test piles for Burma and Exit 243B ramp bridge
  • Production piles for Pier 1, 2 and Abutment A for Jefferson Avenue bridge
  • Drove production piles for Pier 1, 2, 3 and Abutment B for Yorktown Road bridge.
  • Poured footers and columns for Pier 2, 3, and Abutment B for Yorktown Road bridge
  • Test bores for overhead sign structures
  • Retaining wall at Burma Road bridge

Current Status:

  • Continuing demolition activities Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Penniman Road, Exit 243B ramp, and Burma Road bridges
  • Continue driving production piles at Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road bridges
  • Pouring substructure concrete and starting test pile driving on Abutment A side of Yorktown Road bridge
  • Continuing drainage culvert work
  • Continuing maintenance work, including striping, tree trimming and pothole repairs
  • Cutting and filling operations in the median, from Jefferson Avenue to Burma Road, as well as from Route 60 overpass to Penniman Road bridge

Upcoming:

  • Continue maintenance work
  • Continue cut and fill operations in the median, from Jefferson Avenue to Burma Road, as well as from Route 60 overpass to Penniman Road bridge
  • Bridge demolition and construction activities on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B ramp bridges
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts
  • Start placement and grading of Phase 1 subbase material
  • Mobilize crane to Penniman in preparation to begin driving test piles
  • Installation of formwork for upcoming pour of caps for Piers 2 and 3 at Yorktown Road bridges

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

There are new traffic patterns, with one lane remaining open in each direction at the I-64 overpasses at Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road.

Weeknight single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays.

They begin as early as 7 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning, between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) (exit 242).

One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times.
 

All construction is dependent upon weather.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Colonial Parkway. 

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06/30/2017

Project Update: June 2017

Public Hearing Held For Segment III

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, more than 300 citizens, and three news outlets, turned out at Bruton High School to learn more about the third segment of the I-64 Widening Project in York County.

VDOT representatives and design consultants were on hand to answer questions about the proposed plans and address potential concerns about the new three-lane section of I-64.

This $311 million project extends from the point where the Segment II project ends at Humelsine Parkway (exit 242) to Route 199, Lightfoot (exit 234).

The turnout included a large group from the Queen’s Lake neighborhood, along with state Sen, Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) and Del. Brenda Pogge (R-James City / York counties).

In addition to a 12-foot travel lane and full shoulder in each direction, the improvements include pavement reconstruction of existing lanes, repair and widening of four bridges and three major culverts and the replacement of the two Queen’s Creek bridges.

 

Learn More About Segment III

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Segment II Pavement

Full depth reclamation is an innovative process being utilized in Segment II (and eventually in Segment III) that will recycle the pavement from the existing lanes back into the new structure.

The existing asphalt will be pulverized, processed and compacted with a stabilizing agent,

The end product will be used to create a new base, with an overlay placed on top.

This saves significant time, money and materials by reusing resources, reducing the amount of new and old materials being transported and performing the recycling and reconstruction process on-site. 

Learn more:

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Footings for noise barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard and west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Demolition and of bridges over Industrial Park Drive
  • Pier columns and footings for the bridges over Industrial Park Drive

Current Status:

  • Sound barrier wall work continues, including setting posts, panels and foundations for walls west of Denbigh Boulevard and west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Continuing clearing between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive, as well as to the Lee Hall Reservoir, for ramp extensions
  • Starting construction of retaining wall at Abutment B of the bridges over Industrial Park Drive
  • Continuing bridge work on Fort Eustis Boulevard bridges
  • Continuing joint repairs and approach slab replacements at the existing Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis bridges
  • Started the pier caps for the bridges over Industrial Park Drive

Upcoming:

  • Continue installing posts and panels for sound barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Continue footings for noise barrier wall west of Industrial Park Drive
  • Continue substructure construction at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Continue joint repairs and approach slab replacements at the existing Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis bridges

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Pile driving and forming footings at Piers 2, 3 and Abutment B of the Yorktown Road bridge
  • Test piles at the Jefferson Avenue bridge
  • Obtained samples for the full depth reclamation process 
  • Installed temporary pavement markings on Penniman Road

Current Status:

  • Continuing demolition activities Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue and Burma Road bridges
  • Continuing clearing and grubbing operations from Penniman Road to the west project limits
  • Continuing maintenance work, including striping, tree trimming and pothole repairs
  • Removing existing guardrail
  • Started forming footings at the Jefferson Avenue bridge
  • Started demolition at the Penniman Road bridge

Upcoming:

  • Cut and fill operations in the median from Jefferson Avenue to Burma Road, as well as from Yorktown Road to Jefferson Avenue
  • Continue maintenance work
  • Bridge demolition and construction on the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue, Burma Road, Penniman Road, and Exit 243B ramp bridges
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

There are new traffic patterns, with one lane remaining open in each direction, at the overpasses at Jefferson and Yorktown roads

Weeknight single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays.

They begin as early as 7 p.m. and end at 5 a.m. the following morning, between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) (exit 242).

All work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Busch Gardens (exit 243).

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05/25/2017

Project Update: MAY 2017

Segment I Traffic Shifts Complete

The new 12-foot travel lanes and 12-foot shoulders are now in place, in both directions, on Interstate 64 throughout the Segment I limits, from west of Jefferson Avenue to just east of Yorktown Road.

The traffic shifts to these new lanes are now complete and allow work to continue on the outside existing lanes.

Concrete pavement is being patched and an overlay will be installed.

New pavement will eventually extend across all lanes, creating a smooth surface by the Segment I completion date of December 2017.

Provide Your Input On Segment III

More than 300 citizens attended the design public hearing for Segment III on May 18, 2017, at Bruton High School.

If you missed the hearing, review the meeting materials here. You can submit your comments through mail and email by May 28, 2017, to:


Janet Hedrick, P.E., project manager 

Virginia Department of Transportation

1992 South Military Highway

Chesapeake, Virginia, 23320

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Shifted traffic to new median lanes
  • Installed guardrail in median west of Fort Eustis Boulevard and east of Industrial Park Drive
  • Foundations for noise barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Clearing between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive for noise barrier wall construction and ramp extensions
  • Paved the bridge approaches at Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive bridges

Current Status:

  • Sound barrier wall work continues, including construction of footings and the setting of posts west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Pavement construction continues at bridge approaches
  • Continuing rehabilitation work on the Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Demolition underway of bridges over Industrial Park Drive
  • Continuing sight distance clearing at Fort Eustis Boulevard ramps
  • Installing guardrail west of the Lee Hall Reservoir bridge

Upcoming:

  • Continue asphalt paving on existing travel lanes
  • Continue footings, setting posts and sound wall panel for sound barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Continue demolition and pile driving for Industrial Park Drive bridges

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Bolting down of temporary concrete barrier along west lane of the Yorktown Road and Jefferson Avenue bridges
  • Demolition and driving test piles at pier 1 and 2 of the Yorktown Road bridge
  • Demolition of the parapet walls on the east Jefferson Avenue bridge

Current Status:

  • Continuing clearing and grubbing operations throughout Segment II, including the median
  • Continuing to bolt down temporary concrete barrier at the Yorktown Road bridge
  • Continuing demolition of east Yorktown Road Bridge, as well as the Jefferson Avenue bridges
  • Removing previous guardrail
  • Continued installation of maintenance of traffic items, including temporary barrier and pavement markings at the Yorktown Road, Jefferson Avenue and Penniman Road bridges, as well as on Jefferson Avenue and Penniman Road
  • Continuing to drive test piles at Abutment A of the Yorktown Road bridge

Upcoming:

  • Bridge demolition and widening work
  • Work on existing and new drainage culverts
  • Drive production piles at Yorktown Road bridge

Lane Closures:

Each week's scheduled lane closures can be found on the traffic alerts page. 

There are new traffic patterns, with one lane remaining open in each direction at the overpasses at Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown Road

Weeknight single-lane closures take place on Sundays through Thursdays.

They begin as early as 7 p.m. and end at 5 a.m. the following morning, between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway, exit 242).

One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times. 

All construction is dependent upon weather conditions.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Busch Gardens (exit 243).

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05/16/2017

DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON PROPOSED PLANS FOR THIRD SEGMENT OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

Public invited to learn more about plans to provide congestion relief on I-64 in York County

SUFFOLK — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing on Thursday, May 18, to present the proposed plans for the third segment of widening improvements on Interstate 64 in York County.

Design Public Hearing
Thursday, May 18, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
Bruton High School
185 E. Rochambeau Drive
Williamsburg, VA  23188

The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review the project exhibits on display, meet with VDOT representatives and provide input. This will be an open-house format meeting with no formal presentation. Media are invited to attend.

Citizens may provide oral and written comments at the hearing or submit them by May 28, 2017, to Janet Hedrick, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, 1992 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 or via email to [email protected] Please reference “I-64 Segment III Capacity Improvements Comment” in the subject line.

For more information on this project, please visit: http://www.i64widening.org/learn_more/segment_3.asp

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04/06/2017

Project Update: April 2017

Traffic Shifts Throughout Segment I Of The I-64 Widening Project

In the next month, traffic shifts will occur on Segment I.

The shifts will move the two existing concrete travel lanes to the left, onto the new travel lanes in the median.

These shifts are in no particular order.

Traffic shift: Interstate 64 West, from Industrial Park Drive to Fort Eustis Boulevard

Traffic shift: I-64 East, from Industrial Park Drive to Denbigh Boulevard

Traffic Shift: I-64 East, from Fort Eustis Boulevard to Industrial Park Drive

I-64 Widening Segment I Traffic Shifts

Under Construction

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Relocation of dynamic message signs to new overhead structures
  • Paved base for eastbound median
  • Completed concrete placements for Industrial Park Bridge deck

Current Status:

  • Sound barrier wall work continues, including construction of foundation and footings and installation of drainage
  • Pavement construction continuesat bridge approaches at Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive

Upcoming:

  • Continued sight distance clearing at Fort Eustis Boulevard ramps.
  • Relocation of intelligent traffic systems.The systems are the buried electric and communications cables associated with traffic cameras
  • Continue asphalt paving.
  • Traffic shifts left into new median travel lanes

Segment II Work Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Installation of temporary concrete barriers.
  • Installation of contrast pavement markings
  • Survey work for installation of maintenance of traffic items
  • Layout of safety fence
  • Removal of concrete curb island at Yorktown Road underpass

Current Status:

  • Continuing clearing and grubbing operations, including the median in both directions
  • Starting installation of lane shifts and temporary pavement markings at bridge underpasses on Jefferson Avenue, Yorktown and Penniman roads
  • Continuing installation of construction signs at bridge underpasses on Jefferson Avenue, Yorktown and Penniman roads

Upcoming:

  • Installation of maintenance of traffic items, including construction signs and temporary pavement markings, on bridge underpasses on Jefferson Avenue and Yorktown, Penniman, and Burma roads
  • Starting bridge widening work 
  • Starting work on existing and new drainage culverts

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, which is in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Busch Gardens (exit 243).

View the Project Update Email

03/03/2017

Project Update: March 2017

Under Construction

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Paved eastbound shoulder between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive
  • Finished clearing for sound barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard
  • Placed topsoil in median between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive

Current Status:

  • Placing concrete on bridge deck of Industrial Park Drive bridge
  • Continuing grading at the Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge approaches
  • Starting footing for sound barrier wall west of Denbigh Boulevard

Upcoming:

  • Place concrete for approaches to Industrial Park Drive Bridge
  • Continue paving operations.

Segment II Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Bridge repair inspections
  • Speed limit reductions
  • Survey work for the installation of pavement markings, temporary signs and barriers

Current Status:

  • Installing construction signs
  • Eradicating and installing temporary pavement markings
  • Continuing clearing and grubbing operations
  • Installing temporary concrete barriers

Upcoming :

  • Clearing and grubbing operations in the median
  • Laying out the safety fence

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Busch Gardens (exit 243).

02/16/2017

ANOTHER SPEED LIMIT REDUCTION POSTED FOR SECOND SEGMENT OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT

NEWPORT NEWS — Starting the morning of Friday, February 17, 2017, the speed limit on Interstate 64 East from Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway, exit 242) past Lee Hall (exit 247) will be reduced to 55 mph during construction of the I-64 Widening Project.

Motorists are advised to obey the reduced speed limit and drive with caution when traveling in the construction area.

A reduced speed limit is already in effect in the westbound direction of I-64 within the project limits.

In addition to the reduced speed limit, traffic impacts will be as follows:

  • Weeknight single-lane closures, Sunday, February 19, through Friday, February 24, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending as late as 6 a.m. the following morning. One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times. All work is dependent upon weather conditions.

To learn more about the project, visit: www.i64widening.org

Motorists are advised to plan their commute by using VDOT’s free traffic information tools:

• Download the 511 smartphone app

• Visit the 511Virginia website or dial 511 for traffic information on your phone

• Listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM

• Call the Traffic Line at 757-361-3016

02/06/2017

Project Update: February 2017

Under Construction

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • On the Industrial Park Drive bridges, structural steel is set and concrete was placed for the abutements
  • On the Fort Eustis Boulevard bridges, jacking and bearing replacements are complete, as is concrete placement for the westbound bridge deck
  • On the Lee Hall Reservoir bridges, concrete placement for the westbound bridge deck
  • Pavement markings installed and I-64 West traffic shifted to the left onto the new median pavement east of Industrial Park Drive

Current Status:

  • Continuing to place topsoil and bio-mix soil between median barriers
  • Continuing clearing for sound barrier wall
  • Continuing asphalt base paving
  • Continuing formation of eastbound bridge decks at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Continuing deck concrete placements at Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis Boulevard

Upcoming:

  • Install planting soils between median barriers west of Fort Eustis Boulevard
  • Complete bridge decks at the Fort Eustis Boulevard and Lee Hall Reservoir bridges
  • Creation of forms for superstructure at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Begin installation of footings and posts for sound barrier walls

Segment II Activities

Completed:

  • Traffic shifted within the work zone.
  • Speed limit reduced to 55 mph.

Current Status:

  • Survey work underway
  • Continued clearing and grubbing
  • Continued installation of temporary pavement markings

Upcoming:

  • Finish installation of construction signs
  • Finish installation of temporary concrete barrier service
  • Conduct bridge repair inspections (Yorktown, Jefferson, Burma, and Penniman)

Traffic Impacts

Find alternate routes by viewing the alternate routes map.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit which is in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Lee Hall (exit 247).

View the Project Update Email

01/03/2017

Project Update: December 2016

Coming Soon: New Traffic Pattern And Speed Limit Reduction Westbound on Segment II

A traffic shift and new speed limit on Interstate 64 west between Route 199 (exit 242) and Yorktown Road (exit 247) will start this month in support of construction of the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project.

The traffic shift is expected to take place starting within a week, and 55 mph speed limit enforcement is anticipated to begin mid-January.
  
Motorists are advised to obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit and drive with caution in the construction area.

Traffic will be shifted to the newly reconstructed outside shoulder lanes in preparation for the placement of the temporary concrete barriers along the median of the project in the narrowed left travel lane.

Under Construction

Segment I Activities

Recently Completed:

  • Placing of base asphalt course west of Lee Hall Reservoir and east of Fort Eustis Boulevard
  • Construction of the retaining walls at the Industrial Park Drive bridges
  • Structural lifting operations finished and bearing replacements installed at the Lee Hall Reservoir bridges

Current Status:

  • Continuing base asphalt paving west of the Lee Hall Reservoir bridges
  • Continuing intermediate paving westbound near Denbigh Boulevard
  • Continuing final grading of medians and topsoil placement from Industrial Park Drive to Denbigh Boulevard
  • Continuing structural lifting operations and installation of bearing replacements at the Fort Eustis Boulevard bridges
  • Continuing grading of the stormwater management pond east of Lee Hall Reservoir

Upcoming:

  • Continue placing cement-treated aggregate subbase, cement-stabilized subgrade and asphalt pavement in the median
  • Continue preparations for the deck placements at Lee Hall Reservoir and Fort Eustis Boulevard
  • Set median guardrail installation
  • Set structural steel for Industrial Park Drive bridges

Segment II Work Activities

Completed:

  • Strengthening of the shoulder lanes

Current Status:

  • On-site surveying activities and design development ongoing
  • Installation of temporary construction signs westbound underway
  • Installation of temporary pavement markings westbound underway

Upcoming:

  • Shift westbound traffic to reconstructed outside shoulder lanes
  • Installation of temporary construction signs on I-64 East
  • Continue installation of temporary pavement markings westbound
  • Clearing and grubbing in the median
  • Placement of temporary concrete barriers along the median of the project in the narrowed westbound left travel lane

Traffic Impacts

Lane Closures: 

Weeknight east- and westbound alternating single-lane closures, Sundays through Thursdays, beginning as early as 7 p.m. and ending at  5 a.m. the following morning between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) (exit 242).

One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

All work is dependent upon weather conditions.

Traveling in the Work Zone:

Truck traffic on I-64 West is now restricted to the right lane between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Yorktown Road (exit 247).

A reduced 55 mph speed limit is also in effect 24/7 in this area in both directions.

Alternate Routes:

Find alternate routes at the alternate routes map.

Reduced Speed Ahead

Obey the reduced 55 mph speed limit, in effect 24/7 between Jefferson Avenue (exit 255) and Lee Hall (exit 247).

View the Project Update Email

Sours: https://i64widening.org/news_information/
I-64 East/I-77 South: Charleston To Beckley, WV

WV 511 Drive Safe

V 1.30 Updates
- New UI Controls (with actionbar added to v2.x handsets)
- Improved audio handlers, especially while in a call
- Minor bug fixes
- Thanks again to everyone for great feedback - we take all comments into consideration, and a number of additions/repairs suggested by you are included in this update.

The West Virginia 511 Drive Safe mobile app provides drivers with audible, hands-free traffic alerts from their smartphone.

Open the app when you get in the car to begin your drive then set the phone aside while driving. The WV 511 Drive safe app will use your phone's speaker and GPS location to provide you with the audible travel advisories near your current location as you drive.

In the settings menu you can customize the app to adjust the advisory replay interval and the number of miles radius for which you are interested in receiving advisories.

HOW IT WORKS

While driving you will receive audible updates on nearby construction, crashes, traffic delays, weather advisories and other helpful traveler information on nearby interstates and other high priority roadways while being able to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. The WV 511 Drive Safe app will continue to update you with nearby advisories as your vehicle continues to move.

The application gives you audio player controls for Play, Pause, Stop, Skip, and Replay All.
If the GPS signal is not available the device will utilize the highest precision location tool available (whether it be GPS or cell tower triangulation).

You do not need to register to use this app or to get these alerts. We don't get or record any identifying information about you or your phone. By default, you will be elected into reporting your device-determined speed along with your location to our servers, but you can elect to opt-out from within the application. You must opt-out of this selection each time the application is restarted.

The Technology
The application is based on Information Logistics’ patent pending "Open Microphone Platform", which is a queue-driven streaming technology platform used in combination with your phone's built-in GPS. The data for the system is the WV travel advisory data.


IMPORTANT - Please note that continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

IMPORTANT - NON-GPS DEVICES This application will have some limited functionality on these devices.

Sours: https://play.google.com/

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Sours: https://www.wavy.com/traffic/traffic-cameras/
Interstate 77 South / Interstate 64 East Split in West Virginia

Barboursville, WV Traffic and Road Conditions

Q) How often is the map updated?

A) The traffic flow is updated at loadtime and upon movement outside the initial map view, or upon refresh of the page. Any incident markers are checked for updates approximately every 5-10 minutes, but you need to reload the page to load any new updates; the data provided may still be the same status/view as before. Information shown is as only reliable as how it is reported to us.

Q) The roads are backed up or closed, but the map does not show the reason why, what's the deal?

A) Municipal traffic monitors or GPS trackers may not be available, could be offline, or reports and alerts are not syndicated to media outside of the area to use on the map. This is especially true for rural areas. You are encouraged to leave a road conditions report to help others.

Q) I see traffic alerts in the box below for the state, but they aren't related to the area I'm in?

A) We attempt to display alerts as specific to the area as possible, however in some cases the data we receive will only allow us to provide it by county or even statewide.

Q) Are you an official source of traffic information?

A) We are not an official source of traffic or real-time data. We have contracts and licenses to display certain up-to-date information that comes direct from some DOTs in various states, and the traffic flow on the maps is provided by Google or MapQuest. However, the data shown here should only be used for light informational and reference purposes and not to make critical decisions. Your safest option on the web is to use your state-run traffic website, or to call the DOT traffic line for your state, local authorities, or the state's 511 number if available.

Sours: https://www.localconditions.com/weather-barboursville-west-virginia/25504/traffic.php

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