LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560


Aug. 30, 2011

Several secondary roads remain closed from Hurricane Irene damage in 14-county Fredericksburg District

FREDERICKSBURG — The number of closed secondary roads in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula continues to decrease as Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews and contractors clear away trees and debris to restore travel lanes, as well as work with utility companies to remove trees from utility lines.


On Tuesday afternoon, 19 secondary roads remain closed in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, and Caroline and King George counties from Hurricane Irene damage.


One or more secondary roads remain closed in the following counties: Caroline, Essex, King George, Middlesex, Richmond and Westmoreland.


A complete list of all road closures in each locality is available through 511Virginia at, or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.


Ferry service resumed normal operations today on the Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunny Bank Ferry in Northumberland County.


Customers are encouraged to call VDOT’s 24-hour Customer Service Center at 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623) with questions or reports of trees, debris or other roadway obstructions.



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