CDOT Announces Emergency Road Closures For Flooding

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation announces the following locations are closed due to flooding:

NEW - Boy Scout Road between HWY 153 and Jones Creek Lane is experiencing severe flooding. Please avoid the area.

NEW - 7600 Davidson Road.

Brannon Avenue near Caruthers Park.

6721 Sandswitch Road.

1400 Lower Mill Road.

These are the known flooding locations within city limits as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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Report flooded locations by dialing our 311 Service Center from 8 a.m.-5 p.m Mon-Fri at 423-643-6311 or, if after hours/weekends, the Chattanooga Police Department Non-Emergency Number at 423-698-2525

Remember: Never attempt to cross flooded roads.

View CDOT's map of road closures for full details and location of reported closures due to flooding or construction.


CARTA’s Announces Easter Holiday Schedule

“Envision Fort Oglethorpe” Offers Opportunity For Artists

W Road Closed Wednesday


In observance of Easter, there will be no CARTA bus or shuttle services on Sunday. Additional information on CARTA’s routes, schedules and services may be obtained by calling the CARTA Information ... (click for more)

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An opportunity is open to artists who would like to become part of Envision Fort Oglethorpe and see their Fort Oglethorpe-themed art on public display. Officials said, "If you traverse the multi-use walkways throughout Fort Oglethorpe, you may have noticed the interactive art on the segment that goes through Gilbert-Stephenson Park. There are the history-based paintings on ... (click for more)

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Who Would Pick A Fight With Rhonda Thurman?

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Perspective On The Virus

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