September 28, 2020

Yorktown Day street closures, trolley schedule announced

Vehicular access to the following streets in historic Yorktown will be restricted to residents and their guests from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. Please note the exception of Zweybrucken Road and Bacon Street.

  • Zweybrucken Road (closed to vehicular traffic until 12:30 p.m.)
  • Bacon Street (closed to vehicular traffic until 12:30 p.m.)
  • Smith Street
  • Nelson Street
  • Read Street
  • Church Street
  • Main Street

The Yorktown Trolley is altering its normal route to accommodate the parade and patriotic exercises commemorating the 238th anniversary of the American and French Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. The trolley will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. following this schedule:

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — National Park Service Visitor Center to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown via Ballard Street to Water Street and return via Water Street and Ballard Street.

1 to 5 p.m. – (Returns to normal route) National Park Service Visitor Center to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown via Zweybrucken Road, Comte de Grasse Street and Water Street and return via Water Street and Ballard Street.

All public parking areas in historic Yorktown will be open to the public with the exception of the parking area between Church Street and Read Street and parking behind the County Administration Center, 224 Ballard St., from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. due to parade activities.

For more information, call Parks & Recreation at 890-3500 or Colonial National Historical Park at 898-2410.