VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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FRED-179551

June 11, 2021



ROUTE 3 CLOSED FOR FLOODING IN WESTMORELAND
Both travel lanes of Route 3 are closed west of Montross, near Chandlers Mill Pond

4:30 P.M. UPDATE: A detour route has been posted for traffic navigating around the Route 3 closure in Westmoreland County at Chandlers Mill Pond. 

  • Route 214/Route609 (Stratford Hall Road)
  • Route 643 (Chilton Road)
  • Route 645 (Zacata Road)

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Route 3 is closed in Westmoreland County due to flooding near Chandlers Mill Pond, west of the Town of Montross.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews cannot post a detour route in the immediate vicinity of the Route 3 closure due to flooding on surrounding secondary roads. Travelers seeking an alternate regional route are encouraged to use Route 360 to cross the Downing Bridge in the Tappahannock area, and use Route 17.

Real-time updates on this road closure, and other roads affected by heavy rain and flooding, are available on 511virginia.org. A text list of roads is available to search by locality.

Follow VDOT Fredericksburg District on Twitter at @VaDOTFRED.

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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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