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RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Police have announced several road closures and no parking zones this weekend due to a possible assemblies along Monument Avenue.

A Confederate group called CSA II: The New Confederate States of America plan to host a “Heritage not Hate” rally on Saturday, September 16 at the Robert E. Lee Monument.

The city has not approved a permit for any demonstration or protest, according to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney.

The road closures and no parking zones will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Road closures and no parking zones will affect the following roads:

  • Monument Avenue between North Lombardy Street and North Meadow Street
  • North Allen Avenue between West Grace Street and Park Avenue
  • West Grace Street westbound between North Allen Avenue and North Lombardy Street
  • West Grace Street east bound between North Allen Avenue and North Meadow Street

Police also announced road closures and no parking zones for areas near the Richmond Coliseum.

Road closures will begin at 5 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. and will affect the following roads:

  • East Clay Street between Ninth and Seventh streets
  • North Eighth Street between East Leigh and Marshall streets

Police said the roads will reopen as soon as possible Saturday afternoon based on conditions.

No parking zones will be begin at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15 through 11 p.m., Sept. 16 for the following streets:

  • East Clay Street between Ninth and Seventh streets
  • North Eighth Street between East Leigh and Marshall streets
  • East Leigh Street between Fourth and Eighth streets.