Newport News Segment (4A/4B)

The HREL Newport News Segment will span approximately 13.5 miles on I-64 from east of LaSalle Avenue (exit 265) in Hampton to west of Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News. The existing HOV lane in each direction will be converted into an Express Lane, alongside the three general purpose lanes for 11 miles of the segment from west of Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News to the Mercury Boulevard interchange (exit 263) in Hampton. For the last 2.5 miles of the segment between Mercury Boulevard and LaSalle Avenue in Hampton, one general purpose lane will be converted into an Express Lane in each direction, alongside two general purpose lanes. The 1.5 miles of the project from the I-664 interchange (exit 264) to LaSalle Avenue will be widened in both directions.

Major Work Items:

  • Two bridge replacements:
    • I-64 east and west over LaSalle Avenue
  • Six bridge rehabilitations:
    • I-64 east and west over Armistead Avenue
    • I-64 east and west over Billy Woods Canal
    • I-64 east and west over J. Clyde Morris Boulevard (Route 17)
  • Overhead signage
  • Right of way acquisition
  • Tolling gantries
Project Cost: $156 million
Important Dates

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