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Posted on: May 25, 2018

05-25-18 Heavy Traffic Alert


With graduation ceremonies set for Friday, May 25th, and Saturday, May 26th, at Averett University’s North Campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

Tunstall High School will hold a commencement ceremony today, Friday May 25th. The ceremony will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the E. Stuart James Grant Athletic & Convocation Center at the North Campus, 707 Mount Cross Road. The ceremony is expected to conclude at 9:00 p.m.

Tomorrow, Saturday May 26th there will be several high school graduation ceremonies held at Averett's North Campus.  Gretna High School, Chatham High School, and Dan River High School will hold their ceremonies starting at approximately 7:00 a.m. continuing throughout the day, and concluding at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Heavy traffic along Mount Cross Road, as well as Piedmont Drive, Riverside Drive and Westover Drive, is expected prior to and following each graduation.

Motorists are advised to slow down and proceed with caution and allow ample time to reach their destination.


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