(Richmond Police)

Parking Restrictions And Road Closures

Coming This Weekend With Saint Patrick's Day

March 14, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond Police are warning people heading downtown starting on Friday that there will be parking restrictions and road closures because of various Saint Patrick's events.  The events start Friday with the Siné Irish Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival.  Shamrock the Block will also take place Saturday.  

The changes are as follows:  

Siné Irish Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival (Shockoe Bottom):

NO PARKING zones will be designated beginning Friday, March 15 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17 in the 100 block of Virginia Street between East Cary and East Canal Streets. Motorists should expect traffic delays along East Main, East Cary and East Canal, and South 14th Streets.


Shamrock the Block (The Boulevard):

NO PARKING zones will be designated from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 for the following road closures:

  • North Boulevard between West Moore Street and West Broad Street
  • West Leigh Street and West Clay Street between North Boulevard and Altamont Avenue
  • West Marshall Street between North Boulevard and North Sheppard Street and all adjoining alleyways
  • Myers Street between West Broad and West Leigh Streets
  • West Moore Street between North Sheppard Street and North Boulevard

Richmond Police are also asking people attending to drink responsibly, and get other transportation home if they are drinking.  Officers will be out in numbers at both locations.