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VDOT discusses second phase of I-64 widening during public hearing in James City County

VDOT discusses second phase of I-64 widening during public hearing in James City County

Robin Custer has made the trek up Interstate 64 on the Peninsula for nearly 13 years to and from her job at Naval Station Norfolk, so she's familiar with the bottlenecks between James City County and Newport News.

On Thursday afternoon she came to get information on the second phase of construction plans to expand the roadway at a briefing held by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

"It's really the worst heading east right near Newport News," Custer said.

Construction on the second phase of the VDOT project is scheduled to begin in early 2016. The work will widen the road from just east of Yorktown Road to west of Humelsine Parkway, a 7 mile stretch...

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