Street Closings Announced For The Weekend

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Reggie White Boulevard between West 19th Street and the entrance to the Skate Park, West 19th Street between Reggie White Blvd and Chestnut street and Chestnut Street from the south entrance to Finley Stadium to West 19th Street will be closed from 4-11 p.m. on Friday, for the Sale Creek Home Football game.  West 17th Street will be closed to through traffic from Broad Street to Chestnut Street.

Chestnut Street between West 13th Street and West Main Street, Fort Street between West 13th Street and West Main Street and West 14th Street between Carter Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 4:30 p.m. on Friday, to 10 p.m. on Saturday, for the Coker Tire Cruise In.

Hamill Road, between Bagwell Avenue and Hixson Pike will be closed from 7:30-11 a.m. on Sunday for the Sports Barn Junior Triathlon.

Patten Parkway and the right lane of Lindsay Street from East 8th Street to the southwest corner of Patten Parkway at Lindsay Street will be closed from 8 a.m.-midnight on Saturday, for the Chattanooga Burger Battle.

The northbound inside lane of West 20th Street/Riverfront Parkway from Chestnut Street to Molly Street, the southbound inside lanes of Riverfront Parkway from Molly Street to Main Street, the eastbound inside lane of West Main Street from Riverfront Parkway to Carter Street, northbound Carter Street from Main Street to West 13th Street, the northbound curb lane of Carter Street from West 13th Street to West 11th Street , the eastbound lane of West 11th Street from Carter Street to Chestnut Street, and southbound Chestnut Street from West 11th Street to West 20th Street will be closed from 8-11 a.m. on Sunday, for the Chattanooga Market 8K Run.

Reggie White Boulevard, between West 19th Street and the entrance to the Skate Park will be closed from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday, for the Chattanooga Market.

Chestnut Street between West 13th Street and West Main Street, Fort Street between West 13th Street and West Main Street, and West 14th Street between Carter Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, for the Glidden Tour.



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