CDOT Announces Events And Road Closures For Dec. 7-8

Friday, December 6, 2019

Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following events and road closures for Dec. 7-8:      
 
MainX24
 
MainX24 Parade - East and West Main Street between Stayton Street and Broad Street will be closed Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for the MainX24 Parade.  Partial closures will also take place on Cowart Street, Market Street, Rossville Ave and Jefferson Street during the same time period.  Wilholt Street will be closed from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.       

MainX24 on Station Street -  Station Street will be closed to traffic on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. until Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. for MainX24 festivities.  

Chattanooga Cigar Club Block Party - MainX24 -  E 16th Street between Market Street and Underwood Street will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. until Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1 a.m. for the Chattanooga Cigar Club Block Party.

Reflections Gallery Block Party - MainX24 - E 17th Street between Cappella Street and Rossville Avenue will be closed Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. for the Reflections Gallery Block Party.

View a full schedule for MainX24 here
 

Fundraiser for Police Memorial Fund
 
E Main Street between Gulf Street and Top Street will be closed Saturday, Dec. 7 from 2-4 p.m. for the fundraising efforts benefiting the CPD Memorial Fund.  

Lookout Valley Christmas Parade

Lookout Valley Christmas Parade - Browns Ferry Road southbound will experience a rolling roadblock beginning at 11 a.m. near Lookout Valley Elementary School. Once Browns Ferry widens to four lanes, the parade will occupy the southbound right lane before turning onto Kelly's Ferry Road.  Please use caution in these areas between 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. as crowds are expected to watch the parade. Follow all instructions given by CPD at major Browns Ferry Road intersections.  

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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