VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 6 p.m.

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


Jan. 16, 2021

Northbound Route 1 is closed at the Falmouth intersection in Stafford County, and Route 17 southbound is closed at Olde Forge Drive

7:35 P.M. UPDATE: Route 1 northbound, Route 17 (Warrenton Road) southbound, and Lendall Lane in Stafford County have reopened to traffic.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Several primary roads in the Falmouth area of Stafford County are partially closed for law enforcement activity.

Southbound Route 17 Business (Warrenton Road) is closed at Olde Forge Drive.

Northbound Route 1 is closed at the intersection with Route 17 Business (Warrenton Road).

Lendall Lane is closed at the intersection with Route 17 Business (Warrenton Road).

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

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

Stay Updated

Real-time updates on traffic, incidents and work zones are available on 511Virginia.

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

Follow VDOT Fredericksburg District on Twitter at @VaDOTFRED.


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.

Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: May 28, 2023