VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Nov. 6, 2018
CSX WILL CLOSE LANSDOWNE ROAD IN FREDERICKSBURG FOR RAILROAD MAINTENANCE NEXT WEEK
Lansdowne Road will be closed to through traffic from Nov. 12-17
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. ˗˗ CSX will close Lansdowne Road in Fredericksburg to through traffic on Monday, Nov. 12 through early Saturday, Nov. 17 to allow CSX crews to perform maintenance work on the railroad crossing.
Lansdowne Road will close at the railroad crossing in both directions at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12.
Signs will be posted to guide motorists along the recommended detour, which is approximately six miles:
- Route 2/17 (Tidewater Trail)
- Route 608 (Benchmark Road)
- Route 636 (Mine Road)
Message boards will be posted this week to alert drivers about the upcoming railroad work and detour.
According to a recent traffic count, Lansdowne Road carries an average of 8,000 vehicles a day.
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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