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Martin Luther King (MLK) Extension
Visit the MLK Extension page for more information.
View our MLK Construction Brochure for more information on construction activities impacting Interstate 264 (I-264).
- Feb. 28, 2014: Crews will close the pedestrian bridge near Frederick Blvd. on March 3 for construction activities associated with the MLK Extension. Overnight on March 10, project crews will need to close I-264 in both directions from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. between Frederick Blvd. and Portsmouth Blvd. to remove the structure. A new bridge over I-264 is scheduled for installation by the end of 2014.
I-264 East Detour: Motorists traveling on I-264 East towards Norfolk will detour onto Portsmouth Blvd. and back onto I-264 at Frederick Blvd.
I-264 West Detour: Motorists traveling on I-264 West towards Suffolk will detour onto Frederick Blvd. and back onto I-264 at Portsmouth Blvd.
- Feb. 21, 2014: The US 58 West London Blvd. South off-ramp is temporarily closed for up to 12 months for construction activities on the MLK Extension. Long-term lane closures on US 58 East and West near the London Blvd. bridge are in place to coincide with striping work. Traffic traveling toward London Blvd. South will detour onto High St. to London Blvd.
- Nov. 21, 2013: The I-264 East Des Moines Ave. off-ramp on I-264 East is closed permanently. Motorists are permanently rerouted to the Effingham St. off-ramp.
- Nov. 20, 2013: The right lane and right shoulder is closed on I-264 East from Portsmouth Blvd. to just east of Des Moines Ave. This closure will remain in place for up to 18 months.
I-264 West Downtown Tunnel Rehabilitation
Visit the Rehabilitation Work page for more information.
View the updated Tunnel Rehabilitation Fact Sheet.
- Jan. 31, 2014: Crews are removing the existing lighting on the left side of the I-264 West Downtown Tunnel and will replace it with new LED lighting first before moving to the right side of the tube. Work to complete the left side of the tunnel is expected to take approximately 10 weeks. During this time, lighting levels will be diminished. For increased safety, motorists are encouraged to turn on their headlights while driving through the westbound Downtown Tunnel.