Chesterfield County accepts permit for a carnival

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The area is known for racing, but in less than two months the parking lot of Southside Speedway could be host to a new carnival.

According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors, approved a permit for a carnival near Southside Speedway.

The event is scheduled to kick off Sept. 8th, and should run through Sept. 18th.

You can expect heavier traffic on Genito Road just south of state Route 288 during the event.

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