The rehabilitation of Chatham Bridge in Fredericksburg has been a noble and successful project, and is beginning to receive the recognition that it deserves. The Fredericksburg District Chatham Bridge Rehabilitation Project has been nominated for America’s Transportation Award, competing against 12 projects nationwide.
Follow the progress of the Chatham Bridge reconstruction project
Chatham Bridge project completed
The Chatham Bridge rehabilitation is finished, the Virginia Department of Transportation announced this week.
Chatham Bridge trail connection to open this Spring
In a few weeks, visitors and residents should be able to safely and easily walk, bike and run between Downtown Fredericksburg and Stafford County attractions including Belmont, Chatham and Pratt Park.
Chatham Bridge to reopen Sunday
The improved Chatham Bridge between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County will reopen to vehicle traffic on Sunday, after 16 months of repair and reconstruction. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony and pedestrian preview on the bridge on Saturday.
Chatham Bridge on schedule for October reopening
The improved Chatham Bridge over the Rappahannock River remains on track to reopen to traffic in October.
Chatham Bridge to close June 22
The Route 3 Business bridge over the Rappahannock River, also known as Chatham Bridge, will close to traffic for an improvement project beginning on Monday, June 22.
Contractor selected for Chatham Bridge work
Joseph B. Fay Co., of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been awarded a $17.8 million contract to rehabilitate the Chatham Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Fredericksburg and Stafford County.