Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Feb. 6, 2017
ELTHAM BRIDGE OPENING THURSDAY NIGHT AT WEST POINT
Route 30 traffic will be stopped in both directions overnight for 15-minute intervals for drawbridge maintenance
FREDERICKSBURG – Route 30 traffic crossing the Eltham Bridge at West Point will be stopped in both directions for 15-minute intervals overnight on Thursday, Feb. 9.
Starting at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, traffic will be stopped for 15 minutes at a time to allow crews to open the drawbridge. Crews will be performing maintenance to the drawbridge’s lift span brake system.
After every 15 minute opening, the drawbridge will close and allow all waiting traffic to proceed. Crews will then perform another drawbridge opening.
All work is anticipated to be complete by 3 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10.
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