VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


June 14, 2018

Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic starting Monday, June 18 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has scheduled a daytime work zone next week on the Downing Bridge in Tappahannock.

Daytime lane closures are needed to allow crews to take measurements for an upcoming maintenance project.  

Weather permitting, drivers can expect Route 360 to be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic the following days:

Monday, June 18 – Tuesday, June 19

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

One-way, alternating traffic on the bridge will be controlled by automated flagging stations.

Message boards are posted at both bridge approaches to notify drivers about the upcoming work zones and potential for delays.

The Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River is located between Essex and Richmond counties.

For additional information about the bridge’s future maintenance project, please visit the project page on www.VirginiaDOT.org.


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.


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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