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Street closures in Richmond Saturday for McAuliffe campaign event with Obama
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Street closures in Richmond Saturday for McAuliffe campaign event with Obama

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Road closures and parking restrictions for Oct. 23, 2021 around VCU Monroe Park campus

Richmond Police will close roads and restrict parking this Saturday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for former President Barrack Obama's appearance with Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe

Richmond police will close roads around the Virginia Commonwealth University Monroe Park Campus on Saturday for former President Barack Obama’s scheduled appearance with gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

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

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

No parking will be allowed on the following streets during the same period:

  • 1000 block of Grove Avenue and 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 event, on the Compass patio in front of the main entrance to the James Branch Cabell Library, is meant to push early voting, which concludes Oct. 30, the Saturday before Election Day, Nov. 2.

Gates open at noon. The McAuliffe campaign said tickets are required and that members of the public who wish to attend can sign up here at mobilize.us/terryforvirginia/event/421515.

The campaign said an RSVP is required for attendance, but signing up will not guarantee a ticket due to limited space.

Richmond police said information about road closures and parking restrictions is subject to change.

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