Special Event Street Closures For May 16-20

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Here are upcoming street closings for May 16-20:
IRONMAN 70.3 setup: Riverside Drive/Riverfront Parkway between Aquarium Way and Molly Street, Chestnut Street between Aquarium Way and Riverfront Parkway, and the southbound Veterans Bridge ramp to Riverside Drive will be closed from 9:00 am Wednesday, May 16 until 5:00 am on Monday, May 21 for the IRONMAN 70.3 setup and race.  

Law Enforcement Memorial - Market Street between E 5th Street and E 8th Street, and E 6th Street and E 7th Street between Broad Street and Cherry Street will be closed from 9 am until 1:30 pm on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for the Law Enforcement Memorial.  

Signal Concert - Chestnut Street will be closed between West 17th Street and West 19th Street from 7:00 pm until 12:00 midnight on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for a Signal Concert.  Future dates for this Chestnut Street closure are May 22 and 24.    

Clumpies Southside Grand Opening - W 14th Street between Williams Street and Market Street will be closed from 9 am until 11 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018 the Clumpies Grand Opening. 

West Village Market - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed Fridays from 2 pm until 10 pm on 5/18, 5/25, 6/1, and 6/8 for the West Village Market.

CFC Soccer Match - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 5:00 pm until midnight onSaturday, May 19, 2018.

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, May 18, 2018.  This closure will be in effect each Friday night through August 31 (omitting June 8 and 15).  

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 8:00 am to Midnight every Saturday for this celebration in the streets.
Visit www.westvillagechattanooga.com for more information.  

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 pmeach Sunday through November 18.

IRONMAN 70.3 - Sunday, May 20:
River Street and Heritage Landing Drive from Tampa Street to Heritage Landing will be closed from 4 am until 9 am for the IRONMAN 70.3 swim portion.

The Tennessee River will be closed to pleasure crafts between Ross's Landing and the Chickamauga Dam from 5:00 am until 10:00 am.  This includes the Rivermont Park and Tennessee Riverpark boat ramps.

Market Street and Alton Park Blvd from E 20th Street to W 40th Street will be closed to all southbound traffic and Alton Park Blvd from W 40th Street to W 33rd Street will be closed to northbound traffic from 6:00 am until 9:30 am.

The right southbound lane of Riverfront Parkway and W 20th Street from Molly Lane to Market Street, the right southbound lane of Market Street and Alton Park Blvd from W 20th Street to W 40th Street, W 40th Street between Tennessee Avenue and Alton Park Blvd, and the I-24 on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at Market Street will be closed from 5:00 am until 1:00 pm and all street crossings will be limited by CPD officers.  

The intersections of St Elmo Avenue at West 42nd Street and Tennessee Ave. and W. 45th Street will be all-way stop controlled from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm.  Cyclists will be on Tennessee Avenue and St Elmo Avenue riding with traffic.

The right eastbound lane of Frazier Avenue between Forest Avenue and the Veterans Bridge, the right northbound lane of Barton Avenue between Frazier avenue and Baker Street, the right northbound lane of the Veterans Bridge between East 3rd Street and Barton Avenue, the right westbound lane of Amnicola Highway between Old Curtain Pole Road and Lindsay Street, Riverside Drive between Lindsay Street and Molly Lane, the Battery Place off ramp from Riverside Drive, Aquarium Way between Riverside Drive and Walnut Street will be closed from 5:00 am until 7:00 pm  and all streets crossing this route will be controlled by CPD officers to give right-of-way to the runners for the IRONMAN 70.3 run portion. 

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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