VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Aug. 22, 2019

All southbound lanes are closed near Layhill Road for a crash

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – All lanes of Route 1 southbound are closed near Layhill Road in Stafford County for a crash involving a tractor-trailer. 

Route 1 southbound is expected to remain closed for a significant amount of time. 

Route 1 has been reduced to two travel lanes near Layhill Road to allow both northbound and southbound traffic to get around the crash scene. 

All of Route 1 southbound traffic has been shifted to a single northbound lane. 

Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are on scene to assist with traffic control. 

Motorists can expect significant travel delays approaching the incident scene and encouraged to avoid the area, if possible. 



For real-time information on lane closures, motorists can check 511Virginia.


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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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