(WAVY) — As National Work Zone Awareness Week comes to a close, 10 On Your Side is recapping the events honoring our road workers and giving you a heads up on what you can expect for next week’s commute.

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VDOT to halt most road closures for Easter travels

The Virginia Department of Transportation tells WAVY News they are lifting most lane closures for holiday travel this coming Easter from noon on Friday, April 15, until noon on Tuesday, April 19.

There will still be semi-permanent work zones in place creating potential traffic delays. You can read the full release here.

Construction & Closures

Depending on where you’re heading, you’re likely using a major highway, tunnel or bridge. With that in mind, these major construction updates or notifications are organized by road or structure. If it’s not a full/continuous closure, or it’s happening in the 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. timeframe, we won’t make a written mention of it.

You can find all of those notices by clicking here.

Bridges and Tunnels

  • Midtown Tunnel (Norfolk/Portsmouth): .
  • Downtown Tunnel (Norfolk/Portsmouth: 
  • Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, I-64 (Hampton/Norfolk):

Major Roadways


  • Express Lanes (all): 
  • Chesapeake: 
  • Southside Widening, High Rise Bridge Expansion (Chesapeake): 


  • Starting Friday (4/1): 
  • Starting Sunday (4/8): 

I-664, Chesapeake

  • Full closure of the following ramps:

Laskin Road, Virginia Beach

  • Ongoing closure of a portion of Fremac Drive, now through May 1.

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