Biden’s infrastructure plan raises Norris Bridge replacement hopes

The Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge opened in August 1957. Spanning the Rappahannock River, the nearly 64-year-old bridge carries Route 3 traffic between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Photo by Brenda Elbourn

by AnnGardner Eubank

President Joe Biden’s new $2 trillion infrastructure plan has reignited a spark among area residents who have been vocal about replacing the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for the past several years.

Steve Bonner of Kilmarnock, founder and operator of the Facebook group “Replace the Robert O. Norris Bridge,” recently wrote to multiple government officials to bring awareness to the current state of the structure in hopes….[to-view-more]