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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
March 2, 2018
UPDATE: ROUTE 3 REMAINS CLOSED AT ROBERT O. NORRIS BRIDGE DUE TO HIGH WINDS
Local law enforcement officials have closed Route 3 to all traffic at the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties
FREDERICKSBURG – Local law enforcement officials have closed Route 3 to traffic at the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties for motorist safety due to sustained high winds.
Real-time updates on the bridge’s status will be available on 511Virginia.
An earlier crash involving a tractor-trailer on Norris Bridge had previously closed the bridge to traffic. The tractor-trailer was not overturned, which was reported incorrectly in an earlier release. The tractor-trailer remained upright.
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.