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Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Darragh.Frye@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-110911

Jan. 27, 2017



EXPECT OVERNIGHT TRAVEL DELAYS ON ROUTE 1 AT FALMOUTH BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions on Route 1 for bridge deck repairs

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists can anticipate overnight travel delays on Route 1 at the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River next week for bridge deck repairs.  

Traffic on northbound and southbound Route 1 between the city of Fredericksburg and Stafford County will be reduced to one lane each evening at 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Sunday night. All travel lanes will be open by 6 a.m.

Lane closures are scheduled for the Falmouth Bridge at the following dates and times, weather permitting:

Sunday, Jan. 29 ˗˗ Thursday, Feb. 2

  • 9 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m.

Crews will replace temporary asphalt patches on the bridge deck of the inside lanes with concrete to provide a smoother travel surface and a more durable repair, and reduce the risk of potholes.

Message boards will warn travelers to stay alert to the work zone ahead and possible delays.

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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