Beginning Monday, Route 3 travelers crossing the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties can expect daytime delays at the Robert O. Norris Bridge for around six weeks while VDOT crews perform a routine, scheduled bridge inspection and maintenance activities.
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the Norris Bridge on weekdays, between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. No work is scheduled for Saturdays or Sundays.
Automated flagging devices will direct one-way, alternating traffic through the work zone when the inspection or maintenance work is underway.
This Monday, Sept. 12 through Thursday, Sept. 15, crews will be checking equipment attached to the bridge that gathers general data on vehicle weights.
From Monday, Sept. 19 to Wednesday, Oct. 21, an inspection of the entire bridge will be underway. This inspection is required to occur once every two years.
Message boards will be placed at both bridge approaches to notify motorists of the upcoming bridge ins...
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