VDOT Traffic Alert: Expect heavy traffic in Hillsville for Memorial Day Flea Market

SALEM – Travelers heading to the Hillsville Flea Market during Memorial Day weekend should be prepared for considerable traffic delays. The town’s popular event will be held Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 27. People not attending the flea market are encouraged to avoid the area altogether.

Thousands of visitors are expected to converge on a one-mile section of Route 58 Business in Hillsville. As a result, sidewalks will be crowded with pedestrians and bumper-to-bumper traffic will be moving at a crawl throughout the area.

Drivers should use extra caution, watch for police directing traffic and pay attention to electronic message boards in the area. For the most current traffic and road work information, call 511 or visit www.511virginia.org.