Increased traffic expected near Amazon Fulfillment Center

Increased traffic expected near Amazon Fulfillment Center

CHESAPEAKE, VA (WWBT) - Amazon is warning travelers in Chesterfield to expect increased traffic at the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Nov. 20.

The facility has hired numerous positions through the holiday season.

Amazon says:

  • Off-duty police officers, paid by Amazon, will be at the facility each day 4-7 a.m. and 4-7 p.m. to direct traffic
  • Amazon traffic will be allowed in and out from the north only via Meadowville Technology Parkway during shift changes.
  • The North Enon Church Road access to Meadowville Technology Parkway will be closed during shift changes.
  • Outgoing Amazon traffic will be directed left out of the parking lot toward the traffic circle that connects Meadowville Technology Parkway and Meadowville Road
  • Electronic message boards will encourage employees to then take Interstate 295 and avoid Rivers Bend Boulevard.
  • Incoming Amazon traffic will be directed to take I-295 to Exit 16 (Meadowville Road/Rivers Bend Boulevard) to the traffic circle to Meadowville Technology Parkway.
  • Local traffic traveling to the Mt. Blanco and Meadowville Landing neighborhoods is encouraged to use Enon Church Road from East Hundred Road (Route 10) during shift-change hours.

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