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CONTACT:
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Marshall Herman 757-925-1660
Marshall.Herman@vdot.virginia.gov
HRO-70819

Feb. 11, 2014



I-64 EASTBOUND CLOSURE AT HRBT CONTINUES
Crews working quickly to repair panels

SUFFOLK – Virginia Department of Transportation crews are working quickly to reattach two metal panels to the concrete ceiling at the opening of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) on Interstate 64 eastbound.  

Inspectors discovered the two panels were slightly out of position and closed HRBT eastbound immediately to evaluate the two panels as well as the surrounding area.

There is no estimated time as to when the HRBT eastbound will reopen.

Traffic is being detoured to the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel at Interstate 664 and also being turned around at exit 268 (Mallory Street).

Motorists are encouraged to visit www.511virginia.org, call 511, download Virginia’s free 511 mobile app or listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.



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