Special Event Street Closures For The Week

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Here are upcoming street closures:


facebook.com/events/1731025240533471&source=gmail&ust=1507119221477000&usg=AFQjCNETMZnrHHx8hRZJbX8RUpU-ofjrvw" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">National Night Out—St. ElmoSt. Elmo Avenue will be closed between Old Mountain Road and Tennessee Avenue from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm for National Night Out - an annual community-building campaign to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Visit the group's Facebook page for more information. 



Alabama Society of Healthcare Engineering Conference:  Fort St. will be closed between W. 13th St. and W. 14th St. from 5pm to 11pm for this professional conference. Visit www.alashe.org/upcoming-conferences for more information. 


3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival: Riverfront from Power Alley to Aquarium Way, exit ramp onto Riverfront Pkwy., a portion of Chestnut St. from Aquarium Way to Riverfront Pkwy. will all  be closed from noon on Friday, October 6th to 1am on Sunday, October 8th. for this world-class bluegrass festival. For the full schedule of performances, visit www.3sistersbluegrass.com.



Wine Over Water: Walnut St. will be closed between the south entrance of the Walnut St. Bridge and E. Aquarium Way from 8am to 11:30pm. For more info on this Chattanooga staple wine and food event, visit www.wineoverwater.org.

Moccasin Bend Fall Classic 10K: No road closures, but motorists are to be advised that there will be runners in the road along Pineville Rd. from 7:40am to 9:40am. Visit chattanoogatrackclub.org for more information. 


UTC Football - UTC vs. Furman: Reggie White Blvd. will be closed between the entrance to the Skate Park and W. 19th St., Chestnut St. between the entrance of Southside Social and W. 17th St., W. 21st St. between Fort St. and Chestnut St., as well as a single lane of 20th St. will be closed from 5am to 11pm



Chattanooga Pride Parade and Festival: The parade portion of this event will begin at 11:30am. During the parade portion, the northbound lanes of Market St. will be closed from W. 4th St. to Aquarium Way, as well as Aquarium Way from Market St. to Chestnut St. until the parade ends at Riverfront Pkwy. For the festival,  and from Riverfront Pkwy. will be closed from Power Alley to Aquarium Way, and the ramp from Veterans Bridge onto Riverfront Pkwy. will also be closed.Visit www.tennesseevalleypride.com for more information. 

City Celebration and Ciclovia: A single east and westbound lane will be blocked on MLK Blvd./Bailey Ave. from Georgia Ave. to N. Holtzclaw Ave. from 11am to 7:30pm. MLK Blvd. will be fully closed between Lindsay St. and Houston St. from 11am to 3pm. E. 14th St. will be closed from S. Holtzclaw to Gulf St. from 12pm to 4pm. Kirby Ave. will be closed between S. Beech St. and S. Kelly St., and S. Kelly St. will be closed between Kirby Ave. and Vance Ave.  from 1pm to 5pm. Dodson Ave. will be closed between Daisy St. and Glass St. from 3pm to 8pm, with a rolling closure for the Glass St. Live parade starting at 5:30pm along Glass St. and Dodson Ave. Visit chattanooga-celebrates.com to learn more about all the different block parties happening along this 8-mile, open street event. 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer:  A single westbound lane along Amnicola Hwy. will be closed between the entrance to the Chickamauga Dam and the entrance to Chattanooga State for this event.Visit makingstrides.org for more information. 

Chattanooga Market 2017: Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from the entrance to the Chattanooga Skate Park to West 19th Street onSunday, October 8th from 6am to 8pm. Chattanooga Market is the region’s largest producer-only marketplace, established to provide healthy, fresh produce, artisan foods, as well as locally-produced arts and craft wares to Chattanoogans and community visitors. Visit www.chattanoogamarket.com for more information. 

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