VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
July 26, 2016
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON NORRIS BRIDGE WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties for bridge washing
FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists will encounter overnight delays on the Robert O. Norris Bridge on Wednesday, July 27 through Friday, July 29 for bridge maintenance work.
Each evening, Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the bridge at the following times:
- 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28
- 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday, July 29
Bridge washing will be underway. This routine maintenance work protects the bridge’s structural steel elements by removing accumulated dirt, salt and debris, and keeps bridge joints and drainage facilities clear.
The Norris Bridge spans the Rappahannock River at White Stone, and connects Lancaster and Middlesex counties.
Real-time information on work zones, traffic, incidents and lane closures is available on 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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