RELEASE:
Immediate
June 9, 2017
CONTACT: Lindsay LeGrand (804) 524-6179
Media inquiries (804) 586-4455
Richmondinfo@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

HAMILTON AVENUE CLOSURE AND DETOUR PLANNED ON TEMPLE AVENUE PROJECT IN COLONIAL HEIGHTS

COLONIAL HEIGHTS – Starting June 16, crews on the I-95 Temple Avenue project will close Hamilton Avenue between Temple Avenue and Prince Albert Avenue to complete road work and off-road drainage installation at that location. The closure is expected to remain in place continuously until fall 2017.

Local drivers can use the following posted detour:

• Continue on Temple Avenue west to the Boulevard/Route 1 south. Take James Avenue to Snead Avenue, then take MacArthur Avenue back to Hamilton Avenue.

Construction on the interchange improvement project continues on schedule. Completion is expected in late 2017.

For more information about the I-95 Temple Avenue interchange improvements project, visit www.95templeimprovements.org or call VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623).

Project information
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is improving the interchange at the I-95 ramps and Temple Avenue in Colonial Heights. The project will replace the existing interchange with a roundabout and extend the interstate ramps to improve safety and smooth traffic flow.

Note: The road work listed above is current as of the date posted in this traffic alert. This schedule is subject to change. For the most current traffic and road work information, call 511 or go to www.511virginia.org.