Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
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.
Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents 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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