VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 4:40 a.m.

Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
(540) 656-0321 cell


Sept. 10, 2020

All lanes are closed near Johnson Town Road; Detour is in place

UPDATE (6 a.m. ) - Route 3 has reopened to traffic in Westmoreland County near Johnson Town Road. The detour has been lifted. 

FREDERICKSBURG, Va.  Route 3 is closed in Westmoreland County near the Johnson Town Road intersection due to a vehicle crash involving a downed tree and utility lines. 

Route 3 travelers, eastbound and westbound, are being detoured around the road closure using the following routes:
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are on scene to assist with traffic control and the detour route.

  • Route 214 (Stratford Hall)
  • Route 644 (Wild Sally Road)
  • Route 622 (Panorama Road)


Real-time updates on lane closures for this incident are available on 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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