REDERICKSBURG – The annual inspection of the Robert O. Norris Bridge will begin Oct. 3 and continue through Oct. 28.

Motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.  The inspections will take place each day Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 28.

A pilot car will lead traffic across the bridge one lane at a time. Traffic will be stopped at the bridge approach until the pilot car returns.

Motorists should expect significant delays at the bridge.

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 Robert O. Norris Bridge is located on Route 3 and crosses the Rappahannock River.  The bridge connects Lancaster and Middlesex counties.