VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 3:30 p.m.

Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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March 11, 2020

Road is expected to remain closed through afternoon and evening rush hour period; Travelers should seek alternate routes

UPDATE (6:42 P.M.) -- River Road in Spotsylvania County is now open to traffic. The earlier crash scene near River Downs Drive has been cleared.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Route 618 (River Road) in Spotsylvania County is closed near the intersection of River Downs Drive for a vehicle crash.

Travelers are advised to seek alternate routes. The road is anticipated to be closed through the afternoon and rush hour peak travel periods.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are assisting with traffic control at the scene.


Drivers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time updates on this incident.

Motorists can download the free mobile 511 app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, visit www.511virginia.org, or reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.


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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