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Parking and Directions

From I-95 North or I-95 South, take the 130A Exit onto Route 3/Plank Road. Continue west and take a left onto William Street. Continue on William Street and take a right onto Princess Anne Street which is located in historic, downtown Fredericksburg. The GWRC building is located on the right after crossing under the Fredericksburg train station; however, for parking, at the light on Princess Anne Street before the railroad bridge, take a right onto Lafayette Street. Take a left at the first light on Lafayette Street onto Charles Street. On Charles Street, go under the railroad bridge and take the first left into the parking lot which is located behind the GWRC building. Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., please park in the GWRC Parking only and not in the VRE parking area. Please enter through the front of the building.


Beginning Monday, January 5, 2015, the Charles Street entrance into our parking lot will be closed due to maintenance and will remain closed for approximately 30 days.  Please enter the parking lot from Princess Anne Street entrance located immediately after the GWRC building.  All cars using our parking lot will be utilizing the same exit/entrance.  Our parking is located behind the GWRC building in the area marked “GWRC Staff Only.”  You may park in any of the spaces marked for staff.  Once those have filled, then the next option is the parking garage located at 600 Sofia Street.  The garage is approximately 3 ½ blocks away and the first 3 hours are free.  Please note that it will cost a rather hefty $50.00 if you lose your parking ticket.

City of Fredericksburg Parking Garage Information 

Parking Garage Walking Directions

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Street Parking Information

On street parking is available for 20 minutes on Princess Anne Street next to Janney Marshall Building across from GWRC building.

On street parking is available all day from 10 a.m. on the following streets:

  • 400 block to 100 block area near GWRC building
  • Princess Anne Street
  • Caroline Street
  • Charles Street
  • Frederick Street

On street parking is available for 2 hours Monday thru Saturday:

  • Princess Anne Street: 500 block and up
  • Caroline Street: 500 block and up

All day parking is available at the City parking deck located at Wolfe and Sophia.

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