VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Oct. 2, 2019

Route 30 traffic will be stopped in both directions at 4:30 p.m. for marine traffic

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – All Route 30 traffic crossing the Eltham Bridge over the Pamunkey River in West Point will be stopped in both directions at 4:30 p.m. today, Oct. 2, for a drawbridge opening. 

The drawbridge is opening for marine traffic as required by the United States Coast Guard. 

The timing of the opening may vary between 4:30 ₋ 5 p.m. depending on the vessel’s speed. 

The bridge is anticipated to be open for approximately 15 minutes. 

The Eltham Bridge connects the Town of West Point and New Kent County.


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