CDOT Announces Upcoming Events And Street Closures July 13-15

Monday, July 9, 2018

Friday, July 13

 Nightfall - Market Street will be closed from East 8th Street to East 10th Street, and ML King Blvd will be closed from Broad Street to Georgia Avenue from 5:30 pm until 12:00 midnight on Friday, July 13th, 2018. This closure will be in effect each Friday night through August 31.

West Village Out on 8th  - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 2 pm on July 6th until  8AM on Saturday, July 7th.  

This closure will be in effect each Friday night through October 27, 2018.


Saturday, July 14

 Movies in the Park -  River Street will be closed from Cherokee Blvd to Tremont Street from 4:30 PM until 12 AM. Tremont Street will remain open to through traffic. This closure will be in effect for every Saturday in July.

West Village Street FestivalsPine Street between W 7th Street and W M.L. King Blvd, and 

W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 am until Midnight each Saturday through January 19, 2019

 Chattanooga Heroes Run The Riverwalk access road behind the Naval Operational Support Center and Marines Corps Reserve Center will be closed after midnight on July 14th for the event setup. Additionally, the right southbound lane of Amnicola Hwy will be closed from the access road until Curtain Pole Road. This five mile run  begins on Amnicola Highway at the Naval Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and proceeds down Amnicola Hwy, reconnecting to the Riverwalk at Curtain Pole Road, and looping back up to end at the Hubert Fry Center. 

Nooga Strong Memorial Ride - The annual motorcycle ride will start from White Lightning Harley-Davidson on Lee Highway ending at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Bailey Avenue. The ride will take Bonny Oaks Drive over Missionary Ridge to Shallowford Road, turning onto McCallie Ave before turning onto Holtzclaw Ave and ending at the National Cemetery for a presentation service.


Sunday, July 15

 Chattanooga Market - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm each Sunday through November 18.

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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