Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings:

Wednesday:
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.
    

Thursday:
The center lanes of E MLK Blvd will be closed between Market St and Georgia St on Thursday, March 21, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for work being done on the median. The exterior lanes will remain open for eastbound and westbound traffic. Please drive carefully.

Friday:
The Signal Concert Event Closure: Cody Johnson - Chestnut Street, as well as the parking along Chestnut Street, will be closed between W 17th St and W 19th St on Friday from 7 p.m. until midnight for the Cody Johnson concert at The Signal.

Saturday:
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 am until midnight each Saturday through Dec. 27. 

The Friday night West Village Street Festivals will resume once the weather improves.

CFC Soccer Match - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 12 p.m. until midnight on Saturday. Additionally, the on-street parking on Chestnut Street, between W 17th St and W 19th St will be closed from 11 a.m. until midnight. 

 
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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