Third segment to begin on I-64 widening project

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YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A project to widen 21 miles of Interstate 64 on the Peninsula and ease problems of congestion is about to begin it’s third segment. 

The third operationally-independent segment is a $178.3 million project in York County will add a travel lane and shoulder in both directions along an 8.25-mile stretch of interstate. This segment starts about 1.15 miles west of exit 234, the Route 199 interchange, and ends about 1.05 miles west of exit 242, the Humelsine Parkway and Marquis Center Parkway interchange.

Related: ‘On budget, on time’: First phase of I-64 widening completed

VDOT says it anticipates the third phase to finish in fall 2021.

Bridges at the Colonial Parkway and Lakeshead Drive will be widened and repaired. The bridges over Queens Creek, near mile marker 239, will be completely replaced, and several culverts along the interstate will be repaired and lengthened.

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