VDOT News - Fredericksburg
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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Dec. 26, 2018
FINAL WEEK OF NORRIS BRIDGE INSPECTION SCHEDULED FOR JAN. 3-7
Route 3 over the Rappahnnock River will be reduced to a single lane between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 through Monday, Jan. 7
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The final week of a scheduled bridge inspection on the Robert O. Norris Bridge will be underway from Thursday, Jan. 3 to Monday, Jan. 7.
Travelers can expect lane closures on Route 3 on the Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties at the following times and dates, weather permitting:
Norris Bridge Scheduled Inspection
Thursday, Jan. 3 – Monday, Jan. 7
- 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – single lane closure
This inspection of the entire bridge is completed once every two years. All fracture-critical elements on Norris Bridge are inspected annually.
The bridge inspection began in October 2018, but the final week of work was postponed to allow a separate bridge pin cleaning and replacement project to proceed. The pin cleaning and replacement project is complete.
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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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