Upcoming Road Closings Announced

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Here are upcoming road closings:

Thursday:

 

Sports Barn Turkey Trot - The westbound right lane of Brainerd Road between Jubilee Drive and Vance Road will be closed Thursday, between 7 a.m.

and noon for the annual Sports Barn Turkey Trot.  Van Nes Road will also be closed for the same date and time. Drivers are asked to use caution on Brainerd Road and E Brainerd Road.  Please follow instructions from any member of CPD who will be conducting traffic control along the route. 


Grateful Gobbler -  A full closure of Market Street will take place between MLK Boulevard and Frazier Avenue on Thursday, from 5-11 a.m. Please use Highway 27 or the Olgiati Bridge to access the North Shore. Riverfront Parkway or MLK Boulevard may be used to access east/west routes through downtown. Detours will be posted. 

 

Friday:

 

Reindeer On The Riverfront - Riverfront Parkway will be closed between Power Alley and Chestnut Street from 2-10 p.m. on Friday, for the annual Reindeer On The Riverfront / Holiday Lighted Boat Parade.  Detours will be posted.  

 

Saturday:

 

Hungry Turkey Half Marathon - The following will be closed from 4 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, for the Hungry Turkey Half Marathon: Georgia Avenue northbound right lane and bike lane across the Olgiati Bridge; Battery Place westbound lane; Frazier Avenue eastbound lane between Market Street and Tremont Street.

 

Sunday:

 

Hope Included Holiday Festival - Terrace Street between Barton Ave and Sterling Ave will be closed Sunday, from 1-6 p.m. for the Hope Included Holiday Festival. Detours will be posted.

 

International Market and More - E 7th Street will be closed between Cherry Street and Market Street on Sunday, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. for the International Market and More presented by Art 120.

 

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


Weekly Road Construction Report

McGhee Road In Apison To Close Dec. 6 And 7

Water And Light Is In-Town Gallery's December Exhibit


Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 resurfacing from north of SR-60 (MM 25) to south of SR-308 (MM 31): During this reporting period, the contractor ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County Highway Department will be closing McGhee Road in Apison on Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. both days. They will be installing drainage tiles under the road and ... (click for more)

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Happenings

Weekly Road Construction Report

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY I-75 resurfacing from north of SR-60 (MM 25) to south of SR-308 (MM 31): During this reporting period, the contractor may have intermittent single lane closures on I-75 from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM Monday through Friday to perform work on the project’s punch list. [Wright Brothers Construction Company, ... (click for more)

McGhee Road In Apison To Close Dec. 6 And 7

The Hamilton County Highway Department will be closing McGhee Road in Apison on Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. both days. They will be installing drainage tiles under the road and no traffic will be allowed through, as there will be open trenches across the roadway. The road closure will be at 11976 McGhee Road, which is between London Lane and Hope Ranch Drive. ... (click for more)

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