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VDOT: Several roads closed in Fredericksburg, Northern Neck areas
There was a correction to this release at 11:20 p.m. regarding the Caroline road closures.
SEVERAL ROADS CLOSE FOR FLOODING IN NORTHERN NECK, FREDERICKSBURG AREA
While most roads remain open, motorists should remain alert for high water on roadways, especially in low-lying areas
FREDERICKSBURG — Flooding has closed several roads this evening in the 14-county Fredericksburg District, including Route 3 and Route 205 in Westmoreland County.
Several secondary roads are also closed for flooding in Caroline, King William and Westmoreland counties.
In Westmoreland, Route 3 eastbound is closed from Flat Iron Road (Route 624) to Claymont Road (Route 634) for flooding. Route 3 westbound is closed from Flat Iron Road to Trigger Lane (Route 683), and the King George county line.
All lanes of Route 205 are closed between Buena Vista Drive (Route 758) and Colonial Avenue.
Another section of Route 205 is closed from Stoney Knoll (Route 628) to Route 3.
Motorists can find real-time information about road closures, road conditions and traffic incidents on VDOT’s 24-hour travel information website,www.511Virginia.org. 511Virginia is also available by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.
A complete list of road closures, categorized by locality, is available through 511Virginia.
VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623) is open 24 hours a day. Agents are available to answer customer questions and record any reports of downed trees, flooding and road hazards.