Is the Hampton tunnel backed up?

Traffic is backed up 1.5 miles. -Expect major delays on I-64 West at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel West because of congestion. Traffic is backed up about 7 miles. -Expect major delays on I-264 East at the Downtown Tunnel East because of congestion.

Why is Hampton tunnel closed?

The tunnel closure was the result of residual concrete dust that had settled in the ventilation air ducts and then was blown out by the exhaust fans, which caused visibility issues.

What is the construction going on at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel?

HRBT Expansion Project This transformative undertaking, scheduled for completion in November 2025, will widen the current four-lane segments along nearly ten miles of the I-64 corridor in Norfolk and Hampton, with new twin tunnels across the harbor.

What happened at the Hampton Bridge Tunnel?

Construction crane falls into water near Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. The crane fell in the area of the expansion project at the HRBT. The operator was okay, and the only damage was to the crane. NORFOLK, Va.

Why is the Monitor Merrimac blocked?

Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel is Closed After a Big Rig Wreck. We have written on a number of occasions about the dangers posed by the bridges and tunnels that link together the cities of Hampton Roads.

Why is the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel backed up?

-Traffic is backed up about 5 miles on I-664 North at the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel North because of congestion.

What is the construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel?

October 26, 1960Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel / Construction started

How long is the Hampton Roads tunnel underwater?

7,479 feet long
It Made History. With a $44 million price tag, the HRBT included, at that time, the largest underwater trench-type tunnel in the world—7,479 feet long from portal to portal—and the first to be constructed between two man-made islands.

What happened in the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel today?

On Monday an accident on the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (MMMBT) involving a tractor-trailer led to the closure of the I-664 between Newport News and Suffolk. Police said two cars and a tractor-trailer collided and one of the vehicles overturned. The call came in around at 11:47 a.m. on Monday.