Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Sept. 19, 2017

Traffic will be stopped three times in both directions in West Point between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 for routine maintenance

FREDERICKSBURG – All Route 30 traffic crossing the Eltham Bridge over the Pawmunkey River at West Point will be stopped in three 15-minute intervals between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

During the three 15-minute traffic stops, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) bridge crews will be conducting routine maintenance on the bridge. 

After each 15-minute opening, the drawbridge will close and allow all waiting traffic to proceed. Crews will then perform another drawbridge opening.

The work is anticipated to be complete by 8 p.m. Wednesday.


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