Street Closings Announced For Construction

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings for construction:

Dodson Avenue
The southbound lane of Dodson Avenue will be closed between Wilcox Boulevard and Wilson Street on Thursday, May 16 between 9:30AM and 11:30AM. Local detours will be posted. 

Georgia Avenue
Georgia Avenue will be closed in the southbound direction between E MLK Boulevard and E 10th Street on Thursday, May 16, between 7PM and 11PM as well as on Sunday, May 19, between 1PM and 5PM.

Douglas Street
Douglas Street will be closed from E MLK Boulevard to north of the UTC alleyway on Monday, May 20, until Friday, August 2, for the new construction of a four story mixed-use apartment building.
Local detours will be posted.

W 11th Street
W 11th Street will be closed from Chestnut Street to Broad Street on Tuesday, May 21, between 8:30AM and 3:30PM for work being done on the Chattanooga Public Library. 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.       


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