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Falmouth intersection lane closed for emergency repairs

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UPDATE: The right lane has been reopened, according to VDOT.

The Virginia Department of Transportation issued the following traffic alert this morning.

Route 1 northbound lane closed at Route 1

 Left lane remains open, but motorists should expect delays at Stafford, Fredericksburg line

 FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has closed the northbound right lane of Route 1 in Stafford County from the Falmouth Bridge to the intersection of Route 17 Business and Route 218 (Butler Road) for emergency repairs to a drainage structure beneath the road.

The right lane is expected to remain closed until midday. The left lane remains open, but motorists should anticipate delays on Route 1 northbound near the Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg line.

VDOT will make repairs this morning to a concrete drop inlet, which channels stormwater to a drainage pipe beneath the road.

Real-time listings of work zones, congestion and incident information is available on VDOT’s 24-hour traffic information website,

Motorists can also access 511Virginia by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia, or by downloading the free 511 Virginia mobile app.

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