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Phase II

Phase II of the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project will extend the new collector-distributor roadway built in Phase I from the Newtown Road interchange to the Witchduck Road interchange, reconfigure the south side of both interchanges to eliminate the weave movement, and build a flyover across I-264 to connect Greenwich Road on the south side of the interstate with Cleveland Street on the north side.

 

To improve the traffic operations, the Greenwich Road connection at the five-legged intersection at Witchduck Road will be removed, and the existing stretch of Greenwich Road will terminate at a cul-de-sac just east of the former Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks. To maintain connectivity on Greenwich Road, the new flyover will be built over I-264 to connect with Cleveland Street. The Greenwich Road connection with Witchduck Road will not be removed until the new flyover to Cleveland Street is complete. In addition, Cleveland Street will be re-striped to four lanes, from its current two. 

The below renderings show what the I-64/264 corridor will look like once Phase II of the project is completed. Click on each image for a larger version. 

Witchduck Road at I-264 Interchange 

To improve traffic operations, the Greenwich Road connection at the five-legged intersection at Witchduck Road will be removed, shown in its new configuration in the middle of this rendering. The existing stretch of Greenwich Road will terminate at a cul-de-sac just east of the former Norfolk-Southern railroad tracks, which is just beyond the left corner of this rendering.

Newtown Road at Greenwich Road and I-264

Witchduck Rendering 1

Interstate 264 is depicted extending from the top left corner, with the Newtown Road interchange improvements shown below. 

I-264 and Cleveland Street

Witchduck Renderings

The new Greenwich Road flyover connects to Cleveland Street near the left corner. Cleveland Street is shown in the middle of the image, with I-264 running parallel. 

Greenwich Road Flyover

Witchduck Rendering

Greenwich Road bisects the image diagonally as it diverges to the new flyover crossing I-264. Top Golf is pictured in the middle right of the image.

Map of Project Limits

Click on the map below for a larger version. Solid yellow indicates new roadway. Red indicates a new elevated structure. The yellow grid pattern indicates existing pavement that will be removed.

 

264_Witchduck map

 

At a Glance

Begin Date:

This construction contract was advertised on July 25, 2017, and awarded on Dec. 6, 2017. Notice to Proceed with construction is scheduled for Feb. 15, 2018.

Estimated Completion Date:

Fall 2021

Cost:

$194.5 million (includes preliminary engineering, right of way acquisition and construction)

Project Limits:

I-264 east before the Newtown Road Interchange through the Witchduck Road Interchange

Contractor:

The Lane Construction Corporation

Timeline:

Phase II of the I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements Project is included in the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization’s (HRTPO) 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. It was identified as a Regional Priority Project at the HRTPO's February 18, 2016, meeting. The project is funded by SMART SCALE and the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission-controlled Hampton Roads Transportation Fund, which was created in 2013 by state legislation known as HB2313.

 

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved a Categorical Exclusion document under the National Environmental Policy Act on February 19, 2008. An Interchange Modification Report was approved by FHWA on November 14, 2011. A combined Location and Design Public Hearing was held on July 14, 2011.

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