Drivers should expect heavy traffic near Chesterfield fairgrounds for Fourth of July celebration

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC)– Drivers should expect traffic delays near the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 4, due to the fireworks display that will be held during the Chesterfield County’s Fourth of July Celebration at the fairgrounds.

Drivers can expect a rise in traffic around 4:30 p.m. and are encouraged to look at the following instructions and road closures:

Drivers who don’t plan to attend the event should avoid the fairgrounds area, including Route 10 between Kingsland and Lewis roads, between 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. , gates will open at 5:00 p.m.

Drivers attending the event must enter the fairgrounds from Krause Road.

Courthouse Road will  be open to northbound traffic only. The road will be closed to southbound traffic beginning at 5:00 p.m.

After the event, drivers will exit the fairgrounds northbound on Courthouse Road and turn right onto Iron Bridge Road or westbound on Krause Road and turn left onto Iron Bridge Road.

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