Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Monday, September 16, 2019

Here are upcoming street closings:

Thursday:

TOPS Health and Safety Fair -  The north and southbound right lanes of Broad Street will be closed between W 11th Street and W 12th Street from 9AM thru 2PM on Thursday, September 19th to host TVA's TOPS Health and Safety Fair.

Ales on 8th -  8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Thursday, September 19th from 2PM until 11PM.
This closure will be in effect each Thursday evening through February 27, 2020.
 

Your Little Black Dress by Healthscope 2019 -  Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed from !2 Noon until 12 Midnight on Thursday, September 19th to host "Your Little Black Dress"  by Healthscope, a fundraising dance hosted by The Signal with proceeds benefiting Northside Neighborhood House 

Saturday:

2019 Trail of Tears Memorial Ride -  Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed from 6AM until 10AM on Saturday, September 21st to serve as the starting point for this year's annual motorcycle ride.

Chattanooga Drive Electric Week -  Station Street will be closed between Market Street and Rossville Blvd from 8AM until 4PM on Saturday, September 21st for the Chattanooga Drive Electric Week event.

Freedom 5K and Walk -  The right hand lane of Amnicola Highway, westbound will be closed between Chattanooga State and the Tennessee Riverpark entrance from 8:30AM until 11AM on Saturday, September 21st for the Freedom 5K and Walk.  

Coker Tire Challenge -  Station Street will be closed between Market Street and Rossville Blvd from 4PM until 12 Midnight on Saturday, September 21st for the Coker Tire Challenge.  

UTC Mocs Home Football Games - Chestnut Street between W 17th St and W 19th St, Reggie White Blvd between pavilion parking access road and W 19th St, and also W 19th St between Reggie White Blvd and Chestnut St will be closed for all UTC Home Football Games at Finley Stadium between 5AM and 11:30PM .  Closure will take place on these specific dates: 8/29, 9/21, 9/28, 10/17, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/13, 12/14, 12/20, 12/21/2019    

West Village Street Festivals -  Pine Street between W 7th Street (south of the the Republic Parking lot)  and W M.L. King Boulevard, and 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 8 am until midnight each Saturday through December 27, 2019.
  
Sunday:

Chattanooga Market - Reggie White Blvd between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed Sunday, September 22nd from 6AM until 8PM for the Chattanooga Market. This week's featured event is the "Erlanger Health Fair"

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

Aslinger Road Reopened

Chattanooga Pets Coffee Book Benefits HES

Connecting Veterans To Resources Has Open House Nov. 16


The Hamilton County Highway Department reports the bridge replacement that has been taking place in the 1900 block of Aslinger Road in Sale Creek is now complete. The road is now open to ... (click for more)

Paw Prints of Chattanooga, the first Chattanooga area pet-based coffee table book, will benefit the Humane Educational Society. Area pets may participate during a temporary set-up for pet ... (click for more)

Connecting Veterans to Resources will host a ribbon cutting and open house at 3210 4th Ave. on Nov. 16 at 2:30 p.m. The mission of CV2R is to connect transitioning service members, veterans ... (click for more)


Happenings

Aslinger Road Reopened

The Hamilton County Highway Department reports the bridge replacement that has been taking place in the 1900 block of Aslinger Road in Sale Creek is now complete. The road is now open to all traffic. (click for more)

Chattanooga Pets Coffee Book Benefits HES

Paw Prints of Chattanooga, the first Chattanooga area pet-based coffee table book, will benefit the Humane Educational Society. Area pets may participate during a temporary set-up for pet sessions with Cansler Photography at Eastgate Town Center. The deadline to participate is Oct. 31. Visit www.PawPrintsChatt.com to learn more and to reserve a spot. A donation $300 for the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Eyewitness Account Given Of Murder Of Tracy Calloway, Though 4 Defendants Tried To Waive Hearing

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Opinion

Would Foreign Teachers Make Better Instructors For Inner-City Students? - And Response

It seems a week doesn't go by, sometimes more in one week, without Roy or someone writing some coded messages denigrating inner-city schools and the students (using another code-hint hint) that attend inner-city schools. Which reminded me of something from decades ago about teachers from foreign countries perhaps making better instructors for inner city students. At least those ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Same Ole ‘Bored’

As it just so happened, on the same day the Hamilton County School Board held a special two-hour meeting on Monday over disturbing disciplinary concerns among its 44,000 students, the Nashville Tennessean published a revealing report on school suspensions in the Nashville Metro Public Schools. After five years and a $2 million study, the results were available -- Nashville had launched ... (click for more)