VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


May 5, 2021

All lanes are closed near James B. Jones Memorial Highway after possible tornado

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Route 3 is closed in the town of Kilmarnock in Lancaster County after a possible tornado.

All lanes on Route 3 are closed near James B. Jones Memorial Highway.

Crews are responding to the area.

No reopening time is available.

Drivers are advised to check 511Virginia for a real-time list of roads closed. Call 511, visit 511virginia.org, or download the free mobile 511Virginia app. Use the Text Views option to view a full list of closed roads by locality or district.

VDOT Customer Service Center

If motorists encounter a downed tree or another hazard in the road, do not attempt to move it. VDOT’s Customer Service Center is open 24 hours a day to answer questions and take reports of roadway hazards at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623) or online at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov.

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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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