Road Closures for President Obama's Campaign Event in Roanoke

Roanoke, Va. - On Friday, July 13, the Obama for America Political Rally will be held at the Century Plaza and the Old Fire Station No. 1. There will be several street closures due to this event.

On Thursday at 10 a.m., Church Avenue, between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street, will be closed. Market Square and Market Street, between Campbell Avenue and Church Avenue, will be closed to thru traffic. However, it will be open to vendors.

The Market Garage will be closed during the Church Avenue closure. Any vehicle already in the garage must be moved by 6 p.m. on Thursday.

At noon on Friday, Jefferson Street, between Franklin Road and Campbell Avenue, will be closed. Kirk Avenue, between Jefferson Street and Williamson Road, will also be closed.

The Market Garage will be completely closed on Friday. In addition, there will be no parking on both directions of Jefferson Street from Franklin Road to Elm Avenue.

All street closures and parking restrictions will conclude on Friday, July 13 at 9:30 p.m. A detour will not be established.

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