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These Richmond roads will be closed for Barack Obama event

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Posted at 1:26 PM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 23:51:57-04

RICHMOND, Va. — Several roads will be closed around VCU on Saturday for an event where Former President Barack Obama will campaign with Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

You'll need an event ticket to reach the Compass area of the campus from noon to 3 p.m.

Parking on the following streets will not be allowed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday:

  • 1000 block of Grove Avenue between North Harrison and North Linden streets
  • 900 block of Park Avenue between North Harrison and North Linden streets
  • 00 block of North Harrison Street between Park Avenue and West Main Street
  • 00 block of South Harrison Street between West Main and West Cary streets
  • 800 and 900 blocks of West Franklin Street between North Harrison and North
    Laurel streets, and Cathedral, North Cathedral and South Cathedral Place.

The following streets will be closed to public traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday:

  • 900 block of Park Avenue
  • 1000 block of Grove Avenue
  • Cathedral, North Cathedral and South Cathedral Place
  • 100 block of North Linden Street