Road closures for Pres. Obama’s visit

Posted at 11:20 PM, Jul 12, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-13 07:18:16-04

HENRICO, Va. (WTVR)–Here are the listed road closures for President Obama’s Presidential Campaign visit to Henrico County, on Saturday, July 14.

Mountain Road between Purcell Road and Woodman Road will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Old Washington Highway between Mountain Road and Peace Lane from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Henrico Police said that there will be detour signs to assist motorists.  Residents who live inside the road closure areas will be allowed access to and from their homes by the police officers who will be posted at the road closure points.

From the press release:

Motorists attending the national softball tournament at R. F. & P. Park should utilize Staples Mill Road to access Mountain Road in order to travel to R. F. & P. Park.

Motorists attending the amateur softball association tournament at the Glen Allen Sports Complex should use Brook Road to Mountain Road to access the sports complex. 

More than 100 Henrico County Police Officers will be on duty for the specific purpose of assisting with traffic and security for this event. They will be posted at road closure points to provide direction and assistance to motorists.

The Henrico Police Division will staff a Traffic & Event Help Telephone Line from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday to provide residents with traffic information associated with the event. The number to call for assistance, if needed, is 804-501-4838.

Additional information, including detour routes, will be posted on the Henrico County Police Web Page (