Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, February 18, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings: 

Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, from 4-9 p.m.
This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through 
January, 2020.
 
E MLK Blvd.: The lane closures on E MLK Blvd. between Market St. and Georgia St. have been delayed until Monday, Feb. 25, due to inclement weather. Please note that now, the center lanes of E. MLK Blvd. will be closed between Market St. and Georgia St. from Monday, Feb. 25, until Monday, March 4, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., for work being done on the median, weather permitting. 

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 Dec. 27. 

The Friday night West Village Street Festivals will resume once the weather improves.
 
Central Avenue will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the railroad tracks, between the 4800 and 4900 blocks, for railroad track replacements. Local detours will be posted.

View  CDOT's map of event and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.  


Humane Educational Society Receives Grant

CDOT Announces Construction Closures On Shallowford Road And Lake Resort Drive

Governor’s Office Of Highway Safety Awards Law Enforcement Technology Grant To Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office


Humane Educational Society, Chattanooga, has received a $1,000 Dogs Playing for Life Mentorship Program grant from the Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation Dogs Playing for Life ... (click for more)

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces construction closures on the following roads: Shallowford Road There will be a moving eastbound lane closure on Shallowford Road ... (click for more)

Sheriff Gary R. Sisk announced that the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office has received a $20,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The grant is to be used to purchase ... (click for more)


Happenings

Humane Educational Society Receives Grant

Humane Educational Society, Chattanooga, has received a $1,000 Dogs Playing for Life Mentorship Program grant from the Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation Dogs Playing for Life Mentorship Program Grant is used to cover tuition cost for one person, from the Petfinder member’s organization, to attend a Dogs Playing for Life Mentorship session. "This grant program ... (click for more)

CDOT Announces Construction Closures On Shallowford Road And Lake Resort Drive

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces construction closures on the following roads: Shallowford Road There will be a moving eastbound lane closure on Shallowford Road between Center Street and Amin Drive on Tuesday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A minimum of one lane of eastbound traffic will be maintained at all times. Lake Resort Drive Lake ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Attorney Joseph Hollis Jr. Is Top Choice Of Lawyers For Shattuck Replacement

Attorney Joseph Hollis Jr. was the top choice of lawyers in a Chattanooga Bar Association poll to replace General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck. He is a member of the firm of Baker, Kinsman, Hollis, Clelland & Winer. Nineteen attorneys are seeking the appointment from the County Commission. Attorney Hollis got 57 first choice votes. Kevin Wilson, the Collegedale ... (click for more)

Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Continue To Rise At UTC

A new UTC Title IX report on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking said reported cases of such incidents among students continues to rise. There were 42 reported cases in 2014 and 56 in 2015. That jumped to 153 in 2016, 192 in 2017 and 221 last year. The report says of last year's 221 cases that 120 were allegations of sexual misconduct. There were 52 cases ... (click for more)

Opinion

What Is That Smell?

A septic tank functions beautifully until it doesn't. When a septic tank or field line ceases to function properly, E. coli and other bacteria will leak. It can move into the surrounding land or ground water. Anyone who has lived next door to a home with a progressively failing septic system will eventually notice the smell of sewage when it discharges. Raw sewage can leak for long ... (click for more)

Our Roads Need To Be Repaired For Ironman - And Response

Chattanooga being a finalist for the 2021 Ironman is great news. The business gained at the local bicycle repair shops from bent rims, busted tires and warped frames should produce some great local revenue. The local physicians should see a surge as well from the twisted ankles and busted up knees from dips, humps and pot holes on our area roads that could swallow a small child. ... (click for more)