VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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FRED-130363

June 19, 2018



GWYNN’S ISLAND BRIDGE STUCK DUE TO HEAT
Crew enroute to cool down the bridge with water

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Gwynn’s Island Bridge is stuck in the open position due to the extreme heat.

Currently, Route 223 (Cricket Hill Road) bridge that links mainland Mathews County and Gwynn’s Island is closed to all traffic. The bridge has a moveable swing span, which opens frequently to allow marine traffic to pass.

A crew is enroute to cool down the temperature of the bridge.

No immediate reopening time is available.

The Gwynn’s Island bridge is over Milford Haven in Mathews County.

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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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