Avoid Midlothian Turnpike today

Good morning from Tracy.

Here's a look at the latest traffic conditions:

Traffic Alert- Mitt Romney will be speaking at a Mobility Center today on Midlothian Turnpike near Boulders Parkway.  No streets will be closed, but will be a heavy Police presence & traffic will be congested.  Avoid the area between 9am & 3pm.  Use Hull Street, Powhite Parkway, or Jahnke Road instead.

Interstates –

Henrico- Expect delays on Parham Road between I-64 & Three Chopt Road.  Crews will be making road improvements for the next nine months.  Work will be done Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. Use Gaskins or Glenside to avoid delays.

Chesterfield –

Richmond –  

Hanover-

Click here to see accident information from Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield.

Weekend Events  The Richmond Folk Festival is this weekend (Fri- Sun) on the Downtown Riverfront.  Shuttle service will be available from Anthem (Staples Mill Rd.) or Spring Rock Green (Midlothian west of Chippenham Parkway). 

Lowest Gas Prices: The average gas price is Richmond is $3.55 a gallon.

Petersburg- Wawa - $3.48 @ Crater & Wagner

East End– Citgo- $3.46 @ Williamsburg & Cambrai

West End- Shell- $3.49 @ Broad & West End Dr.

Powhatan- Chubby's-   $3.43 @ Anderson Highway & Maidens Rd.

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