Traffic will be affected as thousands of people are expected to attend Shamrock the Block and the St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival this weekend.
Shamrock the Block (Arthur Ashe Boulevard):
NO PARKING zones will be designated from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 for the following road closures:
- North Arthur Ashe Boulevard between West Moore Street and West Broad Street
- West Moore Street and West Clay Street between Arthur Ashe Boulevard and Altamont Avenue
- West Marshall Street between Arthur Ashe Boulevard and North Sheppard Street and all adjoining alleyways
- Myers Street between West Broad and West Leigh Streets
Motorists should plan ahead and expect traffic delays in this area. A map is attached.
Siné Irish Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival (Shockoe Slip):
NO PARKING zones will be designated beginning Friday, March 13 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15 in the 100 block of Virginia Street between East Cary and East Canal Streets. Motorists should expect traffic delays along East Main, East Cary and East Canal, and South 14th Streets.
Richmond Police will be in both areas to ensure the safety of all in attendance of the events.
A map of the Shamrock the Block event closures can also be found here:
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