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Road Closures Announced for Firefly Music Festival

(Photo: DelDOT) (Photo: DelDOT)

DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Department of Transportation has announced several road closures for the Firefly Music Festival, which gets under way Thursday and continues through the weekend. 

DelDOT Due to the number of patrons attending the festival, Leipsic Road and Persimmon Tree Lane in the vicinity of Dover International Speedway will be closed to through traffic beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 18 until Sunday evening, June 21. At the conclusion of the festival, all roads will be reopened, DelDOT said.

Camping/RV processing will be located at Dover International Speedway Lot 1 (Lot 1 is the largest DIS parking lot) located south of the speedway bordered by U.S. Route 13, Leipsic Road, and Plaza Drive. Traffic from the south will enter Lot 1 from U.S. Route 13 through Jefferic Boulevard, and from the north using Leipsic Road.

Campers/RVs from the north will use DE Route 1 to Exit 104 to U.S. Route 13 to a left turn at Leipsic Road. Should traffic conditions warrant, Exit 104 and Exit 98 from DE Route 1 will be closed, traffic will be directed to Exit 95 to Bay Road onto U.S. Route 13 North to Lot 1 via Jefferic Boulevard.

Traffic from the south will use northbound U.S. Route 13 to a right turn at Jefferic Boulevard into Lot 1 where separate camping/RV processing lanes will be established.

Once each vehicle is processed in Lot 1 they will exit at the east end of Lot 1 back to Leipsic Road to their assigned camping area.

Check-in times for camping are as follows:

Wednesday Premiere Tent/RV pass holders:

Wednesday, June 17: 12 p.m.through 11:59 p.m.

Thursday, June 18: 12 a.m.through 6 a.m.

All other camping pass holders:

Thursday, June 18: 6 a.m. through 11:59 p.m.

Friday, June 19: 12 a.m. through 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 20: 6 a.m. through 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 21: 6 a.m. through 12 p.m.

For festival patrons that are not camping on DIS property, daily parking is available in speedway parking lots. Daily parking lots are accessible from the Main Entrance to DIS from U.S. Route 13.

"Will Call" passes for Firefly will be processed at Delaware Technical Community College located in north Dover; access to Delaware Technical Community College will be via Scarborough Road. Firefly patrons are encouraged have their "will call" passes before being processed for camping.

Motorists can adjust their routes or travel times by using DelDOT's Smartphone application. The DelDOT App is available and can be downloaded free at the Google Play and Apple store, search for “DelDOT."

For real-time traffic information, visit www.DelDOT.gov.

For more information visit:

WBOC Firefly Coverage

Dover International Speedway's website.

Firefly Music Festival's website.

Delaware Tourism's website.

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