Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, May 20, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings:

Wednesday, May 22nd 
Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, May 22nd from 4PM until 9PM.
This closure will be in effect each Wednesday evening through January, 2020.
     

Friday, May 24th
Nightfall - Cherry Street will be closed at E MLK Blvd from 3PM until 12 midnight for Nightfall setup. Market Street will be closed from East 8th Street to East 10th Street, and ML King Blvd will be closed from Broad Street to Georgia Avenue from 5:30PM until 12 midnight for Nightfall. These closures will be in effect each Friday night from May 3 through August 30 (omitting May 31st).

Friday, May 24th - June 4th 
Riverbend 2019 - The following roads are closed for the Riverbend Festival, including set-up and break-down, from Friday, May 24th until Tuesday, June 4th:
  • Riverfront Parkway, from Aquarium Way to Molly Lane
  • The southbound off-ramp from Veterans Bridge
  • Power Alley from Aquarium Way to Riverfront Parkway  
  • Chestnut Street from Aquarium Way to Riverfront Parkway
Riverbend Event nights- Beginning Wednesday, May 29th until Friday, May 31st additional roads will be closed from 3:00 pm until midnight:
  • Riverfront Parkway from Lindsay Street to Molly Lane
  • Aquarium Way from Walnut St reet to Riverfront Parkway
  • Lookout Street from East 3rd Street to Riverfront Parkway 
  • Walnut Street from Aquarium Way to the walking bridge
  • The intersection of Aquarium Way at Chestnut Street

Riverbend Final night
 - On June 1st some roads will be closed at 12PM until midnight:
  • Aquarium Way from Walnut Street to Riverfront Parkway
  • Lookout Street from East 3rd Street to Riverfront Parkway 
  • Walnut Street from Aquarium Way to the walking bridge
  • Chestnut Street north of Aquarium Way

On June 1st additional roads will be closed at 2PM until midnight:
  • Riverfront Parkway from Lindsay Street to Molly Lane
  • The intersection of Aquarium Way at Chestnut Street

Saturday, May 25th
West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street 
(south of the the Republic Parking lot)
 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 December 27, 2019.

CFC Soccer Match - Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 12 pm until midnight on Saturday, May 25th. Additionally, the on-street parking on Chestnut Street, between W 17th St and W 19th St will be closed from 11AM until midnight. 
 
Sunday, May 26th
 
Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the pavilion parking lot to W 19th Street from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm each Sunday through November 24th.

Dwell Hotel Wedding - Custom Street will be closed for a wedding on Sunday, May 26th at 9AM until Monday, May 27th at 12PM.

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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Opinion

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