Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, November 19, 2018

Here are upcoming street closings:

Monday: 
 
Gratefull Chattanooga - E Martin Luther King Blvd.
will be closed between Houston Street and Lindsay Street on Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for the annual 
Gratefull event. Detours will be posted.

Wednesday: 

After Hours Event in West Village - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.. This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through Jan. 30, 2019. 

Thursday:

Grateful Gobbler - On Thursday, Nov. 22, River Street between Renaissance Park and Coolidge Park will be closed. Market Street will be closed from Frazier Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard.  The right lane on Cherokee Boulevard will also be closed from Manufacturers Road to Market Street.  

Sports Barn Turkey Trot - On Thursday, Nov. 22, Van Ness Road will be closed between Lee Highway and Vance Road. In addition, there will be lane closures on Lee Highway from Vance to Jubilee. Motorists are asked to watch for runners through nearby neighborhoods. Closures are from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. The Sports Barn Turkey Trot is a Chattanooga Family Tradition which helps raise a large percentage of the funding for several patient programs offered by The Kidney Foundation of the Greater Chattanooga Area.  

Friday:

West Village Out on 8th  - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Friday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m. until  8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24.  

Weekly Fig Holiday Cheer at the Pier -  Riverfront Parkway, between  will be closed on Friday, Nov. 23, between Chestnut Street and Power Alley from 12 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Saturday, November 24th

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street and W M.L. King Blvd, and 
8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until midnight each Saturday through Jan. 19, 2019

Hungry Turkey Half Marathon & 5K - On Saturday, Nov. 24, Tremont Street will be closed between River Street and the Blue Rhino, as well as lane closures on Veterans Bridge, E. 3rd Street and Walnut Street, from 4 a.m.-3 p.m. This half marathon and 5K benefits Chattanooga Sports Ministries, which seeks to transform the communities of at-risk youth through athletic engagement. 

Chattanooga Mocs Home Game - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street; W 19th Street will also be closed, from 5 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. for the opening game of the Chattanooga Mocs. This closure will be in effect on: 8/30, 9/22, 10/6, 10/27, 11/10, 11/24, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15 for the 2018 season. Please note that there will be no street parking available on Chestnut Street from W 17th Street to W 19th Street starting at 5 a.m. on the days of the home games.

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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