Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, October 15, 2018

Here are upcoming street closings:

Wednesday

After Hours Event in West Village - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, October 17th from 4PM until 9PM.
This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through January 30th, 2019.

Thursday

TOPS Health and Safety Fair - The right northbound lane of Broad Street, between W 12th Street and W 11th Street will be closed on Thursday, October 18th from 9AM until 3PM for the TOPS Health and Safety Fair.

Friday

University of Alabama Million Dollar Band - 
Reggie White Boulevard, from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street, will be closed on Friday, October 19th from 9AM until 2PM for the 
University of Alabama Million Dollar Band Pep Rally.

West Village Out on 8th  - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Friday, October 19th from 2 pm until  8 am on Saturday, October 13th.  
This closure will be in effect each Friday night through October 27, 2018.
        
Saturday

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine 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 Mini Maker Faire - Both southbound lanes of Broad Street will be closed between W 10th St and W 11th St on Saturday, October 20th, from 8AM until 6PM for the Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire.

EPB 100,000 Celebration - W M.L.K. Blvd between Georgia Ave and Market Street, and Georgia Ave between W M.L.K. Blvd and W 10th St will be closed on Saturday, October 20th, from 6AM until 8PM for the EPB 100,000 Celebration taking place at Miller Park. Local detours will be posted.

3rd Annual TN vs. AL Block Party -   Crutchfield St. will be closed between Wheeler Ave. and Glass St., as well as Taylor St. and Davenport St. from Cheek St. to Crutchfield St. on Saturday, October 20th from 10AM - 8PM, for the 3rd Annual TN vs. AL Block Party.

Sunday


Beginning at 4 a.m., there will be numerous street and lane closures in the downtown area and northeast on Riverside Drive, Amnicola Highway, C.B. Robinson Bridge, North Access Road and southbound Hwy 153 for the 7 Bridges Marathon on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The southbound lanes of t
he Market Street Bridge and Market Street from Cherokee Boulevard to E. 2nd Street will be temporarily closed until all the runners have cleared the road. Westbound 2nd Street from Market St to Chestnut St, Chestnut St from W Aquarium to Riverfront Pkwy, Riverfront Parkway from Chestnut Street to Molly Street, Power Ally after the entrance to the parking lot, the 100 block of W. 3rd Street, the curb lane of southbound 300 Chestnut Street, the ramp from W. 4th Street to the Manufacturers Road exit and ramp, the east bound shoulder of Manufacturer’s Road to the Renaissance Park entrance will be closed. Additionally,  the east curb lane of Frazier Avenue from Tremont Street to the Veteran’s Bridge, the northbound bike lane of the Veterans Bridge, and the southbound exit ramp, the inbound curb lane of Riverside Drive and Amnicola Highway to the C. B. Robinson Bridge, the northbound curb lane of the Robinson Bridge to N. Access Road, the northbound curb lane of N. Access Road to the southbound Hwy 153 ramp, the south bound curb lane of Hwy 153 from Access Road to Amnicola Hwy and the inbound curb lane of Amnicola Highway from Hwy 153 to the Chattanooga State TCAT western entrance. Runners will use the shoulder of Battery Place, Spring Street, 2nd Street, and High Street in the Bluff View Art District (these roads will not be closed), crossing the Holmberg Bridge to the Walnut Street Bridge, which will be closed. Street will open as they are vacated by the runners with all streets open by 3:00 p.m.  

Oktoberfest is back! 
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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