VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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Oct. 18, 2019

Routine bridge inspection will be underway with lane closures at Rappahannock River on Monday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 24

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Travelers on Route 1 in the Fredericksburg area can expect brief daytime delays next week on the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River due to a routine bridge inspection.

The inspection will be underway on Monday, Oct. 21 through Thursday, Oct. 24, weather permitting.

Motorists can expect lane closures on the Falmouth Bridge at the following times and locations next week:

Monday, Oct. 21 and Tuesday, Oct. 22

Route 1 northbound

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Single lane closure

Wednesday, Oct. 23 and Thursday, Oct. 24

Route 1 southbound

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Single lane closure

Additionally, overnight lane closures are scheduled on Falmouth Bridge next week for repairs to the bridge's travel surface:

Sunday, Oct. 20 - Wednesday, Oct. 23

Route 1 northbound and southbound

8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Single lane closures

The Falmouth Bridge carries Route 1 over the Rappahannock River between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford 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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