VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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FRED-148691

Oct. 18, 2019



EXPECT ROUTE 1 DELAYS AT FALMOUTH BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Routine bridge inspection will be underway with lane closures at Rappahannock River on Monday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 24

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Travelers on Route 1 in the Fredericksburg area can expect brief daytime delays next week on the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River due to a routine bridge inspection.

The inspection will be underway on Monday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 24, weather permitting.

Motorists can expect lane closures on the Falmouth Bridge at the following times and locations next week:

Monday, Oct. 21 and Tuesday, Oct. 22

Route 1 northbound

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Single lane closure

Wednesday, Oct. 23 and Thursday, Oct. 24

Route 1 southbound

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Single lane closure

Additionally, overnight lane closures are scheduled on Falmouth Bridge next week for repairs to the bridge's travel surface:

Sunday, Oct. 20 - Wednesday, Oct. 23

Route 1 northbound and southbound

8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Single lane closures

The Falmouth Bridge carries Route 1 over the Rappahannock River between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County.

511Virginia

Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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