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Be prepared for road impact during Battle of Fredericksburg

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The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg will lead to detours and closed roads in the city this weekend.

Below is a list and map, provided by the city, of what will be happening and when.


This map shows what will be happening and when during Battle of Fredericksburg events in the city this weekend.


Saturday Schedule

Morning Battle 8am-noon

Sophia Street will be closed from the 200 block through the 800 block.

The 200 and 300 blocks of Caroline Street will be closed.

The 100 blocks of George St, Hanover St, Charlotte St, Lafayette Blvd, and Frederick St will be closed.

Rolling closures on Hanover St from 100 block of  Hanover Street to Sunken Road and in the 800 and 900 blocks of Kenmore Avenue between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. as reenactors proceed to the battle of Marye’s Heights.

Afternoon Battle 1pm-5pm

The 800 and 900 blocks of Brompton and Marye Streets will be closed.

The 800 and 900 blocks of Sunken Road will be closed.

The 900 and 1000 blocks of Hanover Street will be closed.


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