Votran bus services to be impacted by Daytona Speedweeks: Heavy traffic Thursday through Sunday

Votran bus services to be interrupted by Daytona Speedweeks / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH -- Speedweeks will bring heavy traffic to Volusia County with Thursday's Budweiser Duel races at Daytona International Speedway, and calumniating with Sunday'a running of the Daytona 500, which will impact Votran bus services.

Detours will be in effect all day beginning Thursday, and continue through the weekend, county spokeswoman Michelle Coats told Headline Surfer®, adding detours are subject to change without notice and buses will be rerouted to secondary roads when traffic becomes congested.

Route 17A/B, which serves the beachside, will have route deviations including travel along International Speedway Boulevard in both directions. Routes 10, 11, 18, 19, 20 and 60, which serve the area near Daytona International Speedway, also will have route deviations and schedule adjustments. There will be no service to the Daytona Beach International Airport, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Daytona Beach Flea Market. Any deviations are subject to change without notice.

Votran riders are encouraged to plan ahead, refer to detailed route information provided on the bus, and call for up‑to‑date route information at 386-761‑7700 in Daytona Beach, 386-424‑6800 in New Smyrna Beach, or 386-943‑7033 in West Volusia County. Riders may also learn more at www.votran.org. From the Votran home page, the MyStop feature allows users to see the live, real-time bus schedule. Users can receive bus alerts via email by registering at the login click on the upper left hand screen at http://realtimevotran.availtec.com/InfoPoint.

Henry Frederick Picture

Short Bio

Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.