VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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FRED-126432

March 20, 2018



ROUTE 3 CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 3 are closed near Bernstein Road for a utility pole fire; VDOT crews traveling to scene to assist with traffic control

12:05 P.M. UPDATE: Route 3 eastbound has re-opened at Bernstein Road in Spotsylvania County. All lanes of Route 3 are now open.

11:30 A.M. UPDATE: Route 3 westbound has re-opened at the intersection of Bernstein Road in Spotsylvania County. Route 3 eastbound lanes remain closed.

FREDERICKSBURG – Route 3 in Spotsylvania County is closed in both directions near the intersection of Bernstein Road due to a utility pole fire.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are traveling to the scene to assist with traffic control and setting up a detour route. Bernstein Road intersects with Route 3 just east of the intersection with Chewning Lane and Rutherford Drive, and west of Salem Church Road.

Motorists should avoid the area and seek alternate routes, or if already in the vicinity, plan to follow traffic control direction at the incident scene.

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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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