Special Event Street Closures, Sept. 6-7

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Reggie White Blvd. between West 19th St. and the entrance to the Skate Park, Chestnut St. between West 19th St. and West 17th St., and West 19th St. between Chestnut St. and Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from 6 a.m. to midnight on Saturday for the UTC Football Game block party.

The intersection of Market St. at 1st St. will be controlled by a CPD officer to aid pedestrian crossing of Market St. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday for the MCR – A Walk for Tammy’s Cause.

Reggie White Blvd.

between West 19th St. and the entrance to the Skate Park will be closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday for the Chattanooga Market.

Main St. will be closed to all westbound traffic between Carter St. and Central Ave., the right northbound lane of Central Ave, between Main St. and Bailey Ave., the right eastbound lane of Bailey Ave. between Central Ave. and Holtzclaw Ave., the right southbound lane of Holtzclaw Ave. between Bailey Ave. and Main St., the right westbound lane of Main St. between Holtzclaw Avenue and Central Avenue, and West 19th Street between Chestnut Street and Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from 7:30 - 11 a.m. on Sunday for the Run of Honor.

Fort St. will be closed between West 13th St. and West 14th St. from 1 - 7 p.m. on Sunday for the Motorcycle Cannonball.

 


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