Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
June 8, 2018
EXPECT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic beginning Tuesday, June 12 from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has scheduled an overnight work zone to complete an annual inspection of the Downing Bridge in Tappahannock next week.
The following week, 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 evenings and days.
Tuesday, June 12 – Thursday, June 14
6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
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 will be posted at both bridge approaches to notify drivers about the upcoming work zones and potential for delays.
The Downing Bridge, which cross the Rappahannock River, is located between Essex and Richmond counties.
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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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