Map of construction project districts

Recently Completed

James River Bridge Rehabilitation and Pavement Markings Upgrade (Route 17/Route 32 over the James River)

Newport News/Isle of Wight

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
October 2009

Est Completion Date
March 2011

Cost
$2.1 Million

Lengths and Limits
shore to shore north and south bound

Contractor
Lanford Brothers Company, Inc.

Locality
Isle of Wight and Newport News

District
Hampton Roads

Contact
Customer Service
800-367-7623

What is being done

Crews are performing concrete repairs, deck repairs and joint resealing above and underneath the bridge surface. Crews will also be upgrading pavement markings. 

 

Traffic Impacts

Single lane closures can be in place, Sunday through Thursday, except for Federal Holidays:

Northbound
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
8 p.m. - 5 a.m.

Southbound
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
6 p.m. - 5 a.m.

Crews will be working both above and below the bridge deck.  There will be times when lane closures will be installed per work zone safety regulations but motorists will not visually see workers because they will be suspended below the bridge deck making repairs. 

Weekly Updates

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Alternate Route

Motorists are encouraged to use the I-664 Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (MMMBT) as an alternate route during construction.

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