The annual inspection of the Robert O. Norris Bridge will begin Monday and is expected to be completed on Friday, Oct. 28. State transportation officials said the inspection will require a single lane of traffic across the bridge from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday during the inspection period.
A pilot car will lead traffic across the bridge one lane at a time, said Kelly Hannon, a spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation. Traffic will be stopped at the bridge approach until the pilot car returns.
Motorists should expect significant delays at the bridge, she said. To ensure optimum visibility of critical areas on the structure and to enhance the safety of the bridge inspectors, this work is limited to daylight hours.
The bridge is located on Route 3 and crosses the Rappahannock River between Middlesex and Lancaster counties.
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