Riverbend Road Closures

Monday, June 02, 2014

Existing Riverbend site closure:  Riverside Dr./Riverfront Pkwy between Aquarium Way and Molly Ln., the Veterans Bridge south bound exit ramp to Riverside Dr., Power Alley between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way, and Chestnut St. between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way will remain closed through Thursday, June 19 for Riverbend Festival staging area.

Daily Riverbend event closure:  Riverside Dr./Riverfront Pkwy between Lindsay St. and Molly Ln., the Veterans Bridge south bound exit ramp to Riverside Dr.

, Power Alley between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way, Chestnut St. between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way, Aquarium Way between Walnut St. and Riverside Dr., and Lookout St. between East 3rd St. and Riverside Dr. will close daily from 3:30 pm until midnight from Friday, June 6 through Saturday, June 14 for the Riverbend Festival.

Riverbend Run:  Riverside Dr./Riverfront Pkwy between Lindsay St. and Molly Ln., the Veterans Bridge south bound exit ramp to Riverside Dr., Power Alley between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way, Chestnut St. between Riverfront Pkwy and Aquarium Way, Aquarium Way between Walnut St. and Riverside Dr., Lookout St. between East 3rd St. and Riverside Dr., will be closed, and there will be one lane closed on Riverside Dr. westbound from the Boathouse restaurant to Lindsay St., on westbound East 3rd St. from High St. to Walnut St., on eastbound Frazier Ave. from the Walnut St. Bridge to the Veterans Bridge, and southbound on the Veterans Bridge from Frazier Ave. to the Riverside Dr. off ramp from 5:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday June 7, for the Riverbend Run.

High St., East 2nd St., and Spring St. in the Bluff View Art District will be closed to through traffic each day from 4 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. from Friday, June 6 through Saturday, June 14.

In order to view a map of these closures, click here.




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