VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


July 5, 2018

Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane on the bridge with alternating one-way traffic overnight on the evenings of Sunday, July 8 through Thursday, July 12

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers in the Tappahannock area should anticipate overnight travel delays next week on Route 360 at the Downing Bridge.

Workers are making routine maintenance repairs to the bridge, and will be replacing guardrail and patching the travel surface on the bridge deck.

Lane closures have been scheduled overnight to minimize driver delays on the bridge and in the Tappahannock area.

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

Sunday, July 8 through Thursday, July 12

8 p.m. to 5 a.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.


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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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