VDOT News - Fredericksburg


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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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Nov. 9, 2021

All lanes of Route 360 are closed over the Rappahannock River between Richmond and Essex counties for a multi-vehicle crash

UPDATE: All lanes of Route 360 have reopened at the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Essex and Richmond counties. An earlier multi-vehicle crash has been cleared.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Downing Bridge is closed in the Tappahannock area due to a multi-vehicle crash that occurred earlier this evening at the bridge.

All lanes of Route 360 are closed over the Rappahannock River between Richmond and Essex counties.

Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes. No reopening time is immediately available.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are traveling to the crash scene to assist with traffic control.


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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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