Road closures and GRTC detours for Lobby Day

Road closures and GRTC detours for Lobby Day
Road closures and GRTC detours will be in effect for Lobby Day in downtown Richmond. (Source: GRTC)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Road closures and GRTC detours will be in effect for Lobby Day in downtown Richmond.

GRTC is required to detour many bus routes, including the Pulse, on Lobby Day from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m., Jan. 20.

Service delays are also likely as a result of increased traffic with dozens of motor coaches performing the drop-off and pick-up of thousands of people at the State Capitol in the area.

The following routes are detoured:

  • 2A/B/C (Northbound): from Manchester Bridge (9th St.), buses turn left on Canal St., right on 7th St., left on Broad St. and resume regular routing.
  • 5 (Eastbound): from Cary St., buses turn left on 2nd St., right on Leigh St. and serve Bay M at the Temporary Transfer Plaza.
  • 7A/B (Westbound): from Broad St., buses turn right on 11th St., left on Leigh St., right on 10th St., left on Duval St., circle the roundabout to 8th St., left on Leigh St. and serve Bay L at the Temporary Transfer Plaza.
  • 7A/B (Eastbound): from Bay L on 10th St. at the Temporary Transfer Plaza, buses turn left on Duval St., continue on Duval to merge right to 95S at exit 74B Franklin St., right on Franklin St., right on 14th S., right on Broad St. and resume regular routing.
  • 12 (Eastbound): from Marshall St., buses turn left on 7th St., right on Jackson St., right on 8th St., left on Leigh St. and serve Bay M on Leigh St. at the Temporary Transfer Plaza.
  • 14 (Eastbound): from Cary St., buses turn left on 14th St., right on Main St. and resume regular routing.
  • 14 (Westbound): from Main St., buses turn left on 14th St., right on Canal St., right on 4th St. and resume regular routing.
  • 39 (End of Line): from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge (Leigh St.), buses turn right on 8th St., left on Jackson St., left on 4th St., left on Leigh St., and use Bay L on Leigh St. at the Temporary Transfer Plaza.

Additional detours if Broad Street closes:

  • Pulse (Eastbound): from Broad St., buses turn right on 5th St., left on Cary St., left on 14th St., right on Main St. and resume regular routing. The following stations are closed and not served: Government Center East and VCU Medical Center East.
  • Pulse (Westbound): from 14th St., buses turn left on Broad St. and serve VCU Medical Center West, then turn right on 11th St., left on Leigh St., right on 8th St., left on Jackson St., left on 5th St., right on Broad St. and resume regular routing. The Government Center West station is closed and not served.
  • 1A/B/C (Southbound): from Broad St., buses turn right on 5th St., left on Cary St., right on 14th St. and resume regular routing.
  • 1A/B/C (Northbound): from 14th St., buses turn left on Broad St., right on 11th St., left on Leigh St. and resume regular routing.
  • 2A/B/C (Southbound): from Broad St., buses turn right on 5th St., left on Cary St., right on 8th St. and resume regular routing.
  • 5 (Westbound): from Leigh St., buses turn left on 3rd St., right on Main St. and resume regular routing.
  • 12 (Westbound): from Leigh St., buses turn right on 8th St., left on Jackson St., left on 5th St., right on Broad St. and resume regular routing.

To see which streets will be impacted by closures and delays, click here.

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