CDOT Announces Upcoming Event Closures April 22-27

Monday, April 22, 2019
The Chattanooga Department of Transportation has released the following event closures:   

Monday, April 22
West Village Conference Street Festival -  
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 on Monday, April 22 from 2-7:30 p.m. for a West Village street festival. 

Chattery Series in the Passageways - The Chattery will be hosting the event, Creating Your Own Terrarium, in Cooper's Alley Passageways on Monday, April 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 24 
Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, April 24 from 4-9 p.m.
This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through January, 2020.     

Friday, April 26
The Signal Concert Event Closure: Midland- Chestnut Street, as well as the parking along Chestnut Street, will be closed between W 17th Street and W 19th Street on Friday, April 26 from 7 p.m. until midnight for the Cody Johnson concert at The Signal.

Eco-Field Day - E 10th Street will be closed between Market Street and Georgia Avenue on Friday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for Eco-Field Day hosted by green|spaces. Georgia Avenue will be closed between E MLK Boulevard and E 10th Street on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for Eco-Field Day hosted by green|spaces.   

Saturday, April 27  
Market Street Mile - The right, curb lane of Market Street from Aquarium Way to West 8th Street, the right, curb lane of Broad Street from West 8th to Aquarium Way, and all of West 8th Street between Market to Broad, will be closed from 6:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 for the 2019 Market Street Mile. 

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street (south of the the Republic Parking lot) and W M.L. King Blvd, and W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until midnight each Saturday through Dec. 27. 

CFC Soccer Match - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from noon until midnight on Saturday, April 27. Additionally, the on-street parking on Chestnut Street, between W 17th Street and W 19th Street 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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