Heavy traffic expected for NASCAR races

Expect delays near Richmond Raceway

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Heavy traffic is expected in the Richmond Raceway after for NASCAR’s races on Friday and Saturday night.

The “Go Bowling 250” Xfinity Series races gets underway at 7 p.m. Friday. Increased traffic is expected throughout the day, with the most congestion occurring mid-afternoon and leave evening.

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says the heaviest traffic will be on Meadowbridge Road.

The Federate Auto Parts 400 Monster Energy 2 NASCAR Cup Series starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with heavy traffic expected all day.

The Hanover Sheriff’s Office urges drivers to avoid Atlee Road both days and to use Shady Grove Road as an alternative.

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