Special Event Street Closures For Thursday-Sunday

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Here are the special event street closures for Thursday-Sunday:

Thursday through Sunday:  The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association L820 & Chattanooga Fire Department MDA will be conducting their annual Fill-the-Boot Campaign.  Firefighters will be posted at a variety of locations throughout the city from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day.  No street or intersections will be closed, but motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling. 

Friday through Sunday: Reggie White Boulevard will be closed between the entrance to the skate park and W 19th Street from 6 a.m. on Friday until 8 p.m. on Sunday for the Chattanooga Market.  The Market will be open to the public on Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday:  Fort Street, between West 13th and West 14th Streets, will be closed from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. for a wedding party. 

Saturday:  Station Street, between Market Street and Rossville Boulevard will be closed from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for the Scenic City Art Car Tailgate. 

Weekly Closures
Southside Social Chestnut Street Weekend Closures: Chestnut Street will be closed between West 17th Street and West 19th Street from 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday evenings.  

West Village Street Festival: West 8th Street will be closed from Pine Street to Chestnut Street, as well as Pine Street in front of the Westin Hotel, from 8 a.m. to midnight for this celebration in the streets. Visit www.westvillagechattanooga.com for more information.   

View CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.




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