HPD Warns Of Heavy Traffic Saturday

Press Release -- May 5th, 2010

The Harrisonburg Police Department issued a traffic advisory Wednesday afternoon, warning local motorists of heavy traffic and congestion Saturday morning.

The Harrisonburg Police Department would like to inform the public of areas that will be heavily congested on Saturday, May 8 for James Madison University’s annual Commencement Ceremonies.

The following intersections and roads will be heavily congested from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.:

900 block of South Main Street
Intersection of Cantrell Avenue and Paul Street
Intersection of Reservoir Street and Evelyn Byrd Avenue
Port Republic Road and the I-81 Interchange
Neff Avenue from Reservoir Street to Port Republic Road
University Boulevard.

All motorists should expect delays and plan their commute around these areas.

While driving, please be cautious of an increased amount of pedestrian traffic during this time.

Traffic information and continuous updates will be broadcast on 1610 AM.

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