Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, November 11, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings:

Monday:

Volkswagen USA Dealers Private Event (Set-up) - Beginning Monday, November 11th at 1:00PM, W 8th Street between Broad St and Chestnut Street will be closed for tent and stage set-up.  W 8th Street will reopen on Wednesday, November 13th at Noon. Pine Street between Westin Parking Access and MLK Blvd, and Chestnut Street between W 8th St and MLK Blvd, will close beginning 6:30PM on Monday, November 11th and reopen Tuesday, November 12th at 11:59PM.

Thursday:

Ales on 8th -  W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Thursday, November14th from 2PM until 11PM.
This closure will be in effect each Thursday evening through February 27, 2020. 

Honest Charley Event - Fort Street between W 13th Street and W 14th Street will be closed Thursday, November 14th from Noon until 11PM for a private event hosted by Honest Charley's Garage.

Friday:

Unum's "America Recycles Day" Event -  Walnut Street will be closed Friday, November 15th from 10AM until 1:30PM between E 6th St and E 5th Street for the annual "America Recycles Day" event at Unum. 

Saturday: 

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street (south of the the Republic Parking lot)  and W M.L. King Boulevard, and W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 am until Midnight each Saturday through December 27, 2019.
  
Sunday, November 10th
Chattanooga Market - Reggie White Blvd between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed Sunday, November 17th from 6AM until 8PM for the Chattanooga Market.  This week's theme is the 'Beard Contest'.

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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The Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met Saturday to finalize their Toys for Tots collection effort. Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization for women educators. According ... (click for more)

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