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Richmond, VA— Several streets will be closed in the Carillon and Byrd Park neighborhoods in preparation for President Obama's visit to the area on Thursday.
Starting Wednesday, special parking regulation will go into effect on Rugby Road. Towing will begin at 6:00 AM Thursday in the immediate area of the Carillon Park.
Police will be restricting traffic flow all day Thursday. Although officers may need to stop traffic at various times during the day, it is not expected to cause significant delays or backups.
There will be no parking at the Carillon Park for the President's event. All ticketed attendees must park at City Stadium; they will then be bussed to the Carillon.
The following streets will be closed 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday:
Park Drive Between Shirley Lane and Blanton Avenue
Trafford Road between Blanton and Spottswood Road
Bute Lane east at Rugby Road
Garrett Street between Blanton Avenue and Walpole Street
Douglasdale Road east of Walpole Street
Condie east of Walpole Street
French Street east of Walpole Street
Grant Street east of Walpole Street
South Sheppard Street south of Maplewood Avenue (except for school employees)
Byrd Park Vita Course, Barker Field, Dogwood Dell parking lots and Carillon Park will all be closed for the event Thursday.
Drivers may use the following detour routes to avoid delay on Thursday:
For northbound traffic from the Nickel Bridge--
All traffic northbound will be detoured at Shirley Lane to Shield's Lake Court to Amelia Street to Meadow Street north bound.
For southbound traffic from the Boulevard--
The Downtown Expressway entrance will remain open.
Remaining traffic will be detoured at the Columbus Monument (Blanton Avenue) east to Idlewood Avenue to Meadow Street south to Amelia Street to Shield's Lake Court to Shirley Lane to Park Drive south to the bridge.