VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


March 8, 2020

​All Route 3 westbound traffic near Salem Church Road is being detoured through a parking lot after crash

7:05 a.m. UPDATE: All Route 3 westbound traffic is being detoured to Salem Church Road and Harrison Road. 

FREDERICKSBURG – All westbound lanes on Route 3 (Plank Road) near Salem Church Road in Spotsylvania County are closed after a crash earlier this morning. 

A crew with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is on scene with a detour. 

All Route 3 westbound traffic is being detoured through a nearby parking lot. 

There is no re-opening time available. 

Motorists should anticipate delays in the area.

Drivers can find real-time updates at 511Virginia.


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