Monday, June 17, 2024

Expect traffic in James City County during this weekend’s triathlon

Those driving in James City County this weekend will have to take some detours to get around.

With the Jamestown Olympic Triathlon and Jamestown Sprint Triathlon coming to the area Saturday, hundreds of athletes will be covering near the area and creating traffic in the morning.

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The Jamestown Triathlon, hosted by Kinetic Multisports every June at Jamestown Beach Event Park, has been designated to host the USA Triathlon Mideast Olympic-Distance Regional Championship this year.

From approximately 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., drivers should prepare for delays at the following locations:

  • Jamestown Road near the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry
  • Greensprings Road
  • 4H Club Road
  • John Tyler Highway, including the intersection of the highway and Greensprings Road
  • Intersection of Monticello Avenue and John Tyler Highway

There will be police around impact areas to direct traffic during the race. Drivers should use extra caution when driving around the area because bicyclists will be out on the roadways throughout the race.

Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at

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