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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


April 22, 2017

Multiple VDOT crews working to remove downed trees and limbs; Route 205 (Ridge Road) is closed at Ninth Street in Colonial Beach

FREDERICKSBURG – Multiple Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are working tonight in Westmoreland County to re-open roads and remove downed trees and tree limbs following severe weather Friday evening.

Route 205 (Ridge Road) is closed near Ninth Street. Motorists are encouraged to avoid travel if possible near Colonial Beach.

Visit 511Virginia for a complete list of road closures in real-time.

Residents can report blocked roads, downed trees and other road hazards to VDOT’s Customer Service Center 24 hours a day at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623).


Download the  free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.


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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