Street Closings Announced For This Week

Monday, September 18, 2017
IRONMAN Setup Closures: Riverfront Parkway will be closed from Molly Lane to Aquarium Way, as well as Power Alley between the entrance to the parking lot and Riverfront Parkway, and Chestnut Street from Aquarium Way to Riverfront Parkway from 9 a.m. on Wednesday, t8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25. Visit www.ironman.com for more information on the race. 

Friday:

High School Football: Reggie White Blvd. will be closed between the entrance to the Skate Park and W. 19th St. from 6am to 11pm for high school football game crowds. 

Saturday:


Somernites Cruise: Fort St. will be closed between W. 13th St. and W. 14th St. from 8am on Saturday, September 23rd to 9am on Sunday, September 24th for this car cruise-in hosted by Coker Tires. Visit www.somernitescruise.com for more information.
Austin Hatcher Foundaton Fundraiser: In addition to the Fort St. closures for the Somernites Cruise, Chestnut St. will be closed between W. 13th St. and W. 14th St., along with W. 14th St. between Chestnut St. and Fort St., from 5pm to 11pm. Visit www.hatcherfoundation.org for more information. 

Sunday:

IRONMANMultiple closures throughout the day. Visit the CDOT Special Events page for more information.

Chattanooga Market 2017: Reggie White Blvd. will be closed from the entrance to the Chattanooga Skate Park to West 19th Street on Sunday, September 24th 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. 




Construction Road Closings Announced

Here are upcoming road closings:   W. 7th Street: The 100 block of E 7th Street will be closed Tuesday, between Walnut Street and Cherry Street  from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. for utility work. This night work will repeat as weather allows for one week.  A detour will be posted. Mountain Creek Road: The 5400 block of Mountain Creek Road will be closed ... (click for more)

Motorcycle Club Plans 3rd Operation Hero To Benefit Cleveland 100

For the third year in a row, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts, many of them emergency services representatives, will spearhead an event called “Operation Hero” to benefit Cleveland 100. Cleveland 100, began in 1996 to provide immediate financial assistance for dependents of police, fire rescue and ambulance personnel who lose their life in the line of duty.   Bradley/Cleveland ... (click for more)

Jury Clears Juvenile Judge Philyaw Of Discrimination Charge In Dismissal Of Openly Gay Magistrate

A federal jury deliberated about an hour on Tuesday afternoon before ruling in favor of Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw, who had been sued by an openly gay magistrate that he dismissed. Judge Travis McDonough had dismissed the other two defendants - Court Administrator Sam Mairs and Hamilton County - from the case at the close of the proof. Judge Philyaw said, "I thank the ... (click for more)

Attorney Elliott Says City Council Action On Mountain Creek Zoning Case "Highly Irregular And Highly Illegal"

The City Council on Tuesday night took action on a Mountain Creek zoning case, though attorney Sam Elliott said it was "highly irregular and highly illegal." The council voted 7-2 to instruct the city attorney to file a new zoning case on a section of the former Quarry golf course against the wishes of the owner of the property and the developer who plans to buy it. Attorney ... (click for more)

Why Can't Someone Unstop The Water Buildup Problem At The I-24 Cummings Highway Exit? - And Response

Exit 174 on westbound Interstate 24 is closed again as is the westbound entrance ramp. Cummings Highway is shut as well. I inquired at TDOT on Dec. 28, 2015, why this continues to happen. The engineer’s response was that the drain from ground west of the interstate runs under private land and cover over it has caused that pipe to collapse. Obviously flow still goes through, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘We’ll Lose The Senate!’

A guy who I admire and respect wrote me yesterday. He had just read my story defending Bob Corker for honoring “The Code” due to his true friendship with Phil Bredesen. He is also no stranger to my vivid dislike of the Republican choice to replace Corker in the Senate. Marsha Blackburn is no match against Bredesen on any tier and it is clearly the Republican Party itself that has ... (click for more)