Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Dec. 5, 2016
FALMOUTH BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES OVERNIGHT THIS WEEK
Route 1 will be reduced to one lane northbound, southbound for bridge deck repairs over the Rappahannock River between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County
FREDERICKSBURG – Route 1 motorists may encounter brief travel delays overnight this week between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County as crews repair the Falmouth Bridge deck over the Rappahanock River.
Route 1 will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane overnight, with all northbound lanes open by 6 a.m. All southbound lanes will re-open by 7 a.m.
Lane closures are scheduled for the Falmouth Bridge at the following dates and times:
Monday, Dec. 5
- 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (northbound) and 7 a.m. (southbound)
Tuesday, Dec. 6 − Thursday, Dec. 8
- 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (northbound) and 7 a.m. (southbound)
Crews are replacing temporary asphalt patches on the bridge deck with concrete to provide a smoother travel surface and more durable repair, and reduce the risk of potholes.
Motorists can find real-time information about lane closures, traffic, incidents and road conditions in Virginia at 511Virginia.
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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