COLUMBIA (WACH) -- The Midlands is gearing up for a vice presidential visit Friday.
Joe Biden will make a stop in Columbia for the dedication of the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library on the USC Campus.
Hollings and Biden served together in the U.S. Senate for 32 years and remain close friends.
The city of Columbia has announced that some roads will be closed for the event.
The 1400 block of Main Street has been closed since noon Thursday and will remain blocked off until noon Friday.
The 600 and 700 blocks of Sumter Street will also be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
Related Stories:Traffic WACH: Road closures for Biden visit - Yesterday at 1:33 PM The City of Columbia has announced road closures for Vice President Joe Biden's visit on Friday. USC library houses rare books, special collections - Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Rare books and special collections are just a few of the valuable treasures on display inside USC's new $18 million Hollings Library. VP Biden attending Spratt fundraiser - Wednesday, July 14, 2010Vice President Joe Biden will attend a fundraiser in Columbia next week for South Carolina's longest-serving congressman. VP Biden to speak in Columbia - Thursday, July 01, 2010Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the dedication of the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library at the University of South Carolina, according the school.