VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


Nov. 28, 2016

Motorists will encounter single lane traffic on the bridge at Tappahannock

FREDERICKSBURG – Bridge painting work may cause brief delays this week on Route 360 at the Downing Bridge at Tappahannock.

Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane on the Downing Bridge from 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.

A flagging crew will direct traffic through the work zone.

Crews will be painting structural steel on the Downing Bridge, which crosses the Rappahannock River. The bridge is located between Essex and Richmond counties.

Weather permitting, this will be the final week of bridge painting and single lane closures on the Downing Bridge associated with this work.

VDOT personnel will monitor traffic conditions on Route 360 and Route 17 in the Town of Tappahannock during the work zone.  


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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula


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