New I-564 connector ramp opens to community site visitors Monday

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced that a new I-564 connector ramp will open up to targeted visitors on Monday.

The ramp opens on Jan. 18 and functions nearly three miles of new, four-lane constrained-access freeway to enable streamline the Hampton Roads transportation community.

It will hook up I-564 to Norfolk Worldwide Terminals’ (NIT) North Gate, Naval Station Norfolk’s Gate 6, and Hampton Boulevard though offering direct freight obtain to NIT — the Virginia Port Authority’s premier terminal in Hampton Streets.

This marks a significant milestone for the I-564 Intermodal Connector Task. The new connector ramp has been serving port visitors considering the fact that late December 2017.

With this ultimate period, the connector will now provide immediate obtain from the interstate to Naval Station Norfolk (NSN) Gate 6 and Truck Inspection, and to Hampton Boulevard by means of the General public Connector.

I-564 Intermodal Connector Westbound Traffic

  • Accessibility New Exit 1 from the ideal two lanes of I-564 Westbound involving Terminal Boulevard (exit 2) and the runway underpass. The correct lane is an exit-only lane. 
  • Port website traffic – preserve to the left and comply with indicators to NIT North GateHampton Boulevard.
  • Truck inspection website traffic – maintain appropriate and use the acceptable exit Gate 6.
  • Traffic – retain straight and Gate 6 is located at the stop of the ramp.
  • A new targeted visitors signal will be in operation close to Gate 6.

Hampton Boulevard Traffic 

  • Website traffic exiting the Intermodal Connector on the one-way Hampton Boulevard ramp will appear to a new signalized intersection at Seabee Highway.
  • Switch still left for obtain to Move/ID Business office, NEX Long Time period parking, and the MWR Pool.
  • Preserve straight to accessibility Hampton Boulevard and NSN Gate 5.

The I-564 Intermodal Connector Task is a partnership among the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Japanese Federal Lands Freeway Division (EFLHD), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the U.S. Navy.

For additional facts on the undertaking, visit i564intermodal.com.