CDOT Announces Weekend Special Event Street Closures

Friday, October 15, 2021
The Chattanooga Division of Transportation announces the following weekend special event street closures: 


Between The Bridges Arts Festival

Tremont Street from River Street to the Theatre Center cul-de-sac will be closed Saturday, Oct. 16 from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. for the Between The Bridges Arts Festival. 


Chattanooga Football Club Home Match 
 
The following roads will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m.:
• Reggie White Boulevard between the Chattanooga Skate Park north entrance and W.
20th Street;
• Chestnut Street between W. 17th Street and W. 19th Street; and
• W. 19th Street between Reggie White Boulevard and Chestnut Street

Street parking will be prohibited on Chestnut Street within the closure on the dates/times listed above. Vehicles left within the closure will be towed at the owner's expense.


Seven Bridges Marathon   

On Sunday, Oct. 17, from 4 a.m.-2 p.m., several full and partial closures will be implemented for the annual Seven Bridges Marathon within downtown Chattanooga and the riverfront. The full marathon begins at 7:03 a.m. on Tremont Street in front of the Chattanooga Theatre Center. Officers will be located at all major intersections to allow vehicles to cross the marathon route between runners.  Closed or restricted streets will immediately reopen once the final fleet of runners passes each location.

The following areas will see closures or restrictions:

Northshore-
Tremont Street between Frazier Avenue and the Theatre Center;
Frazier Avenue eastbound, right lane between Manufacturers Road and Barton Avenue;
Frazier Avenue ramp to Barton Avenue northbound will be closed as the fleet of runners passes this location'
Barton Avenue southbound, right lane will be closed across Veterans Bridge; and
Manufacturers Road eastbound lane will be shifted into the middle lane, Two-way traffic will be maintained between Hwy 27 and Cherokee Blvd

Downtown-
Market Street southbound, the right lane will be closed between Frazier Ave and 4th Street;
4th Street westbound, right lane will be closed between Market Street and HWY 27;
HWY 27 Northbound ramp from Market Street onto HWY 27 will be closed briefly as the fleet of runners passes this location; and
HWY 27 northbound, far right lane and the Manufacturers Blvd exit will be closed as the fleet of runners passes this location.

Battery Place-
Runners will share the road with traffic within Battery Place including E. 1st Street and Mabel Street. Please use caution.

Tennessee Riverwalk / Chickamauga Creek Greenway-
The following locations will have officers present to hold traffic until runners clear: River Terminal Road, Riverport Road, Judd Road and Winterhaven Drive.

Drivers are encouraged to use extra caution when around running participants. Please obey all instructions from local law enforcement directing traffic.  See detailed route map of the Seven Bridges Marathon here.  


Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Reminder

The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival continues through the weekend as mentioned in a previous traffic impact notice.  Riverfront Parkway, Carter Street and streets within the West Village will see closures through Sunday. 

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

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