VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Oct. 2, 2019
ELTHAM BRIDGE OPENING THIS AFTERNOON
Route 30 traffic will be stopped in both directions at 4:30 p.m. for marine traffic
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – All Route 30 traffic crossing the Eltham Bridge over the Pamunkey River in West Point will be stopped in both directions at 4:30 p.m. today, Oct. 2, for a drawbridge opening.
The drawbridge is opening for marine traffic as required by the United States Coast Guard.
The timing of the opening may vary between 4:30 ₋ 5 p.m. depending on the vessel’s speed.
The bridge is anticipated to be open for approximately 15 minutes.
The Eltham Bridge connects the Town of West Point and New Kent County.
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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