Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Friday, April 30, 2021

Here are upcoming street closings:

Davidson Road

Davidson Road resurfacing and roadway improvement project will begin Monday, May 3rd, and continue through Monday, May 17, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays (weather permitting).  Single lane closures will occur with two-way traffic being maintained with the use of a flagman. Brief closures may occur as the equipment is repositioned.  Alternative routes are suggested during this time or plan for slight delays. 

Reggie White Blvd

Reggie White Blvd will be closed in front of the First Horizon Pavilion on Saturday, May 1, through Sunday, May 2, during the Chattanooga Market.

Palmetto Street

Emergency water main repairs will take place on Palmetto Street between Clark Street and Fortwood Street beginning Monday, May 3, at 8:30 a.m. and will last throughout the day. Please utilize Central Avenue or Houston Street as detours.

REMINDER: Gran Fondo Hincapie Street Closures and Traffic Impact This Weekend 
 

Gran Fondo Hincapie Chattanooga - The following roads and intersections will be closed from Friday, April 30, at 2 p.m. until Saturday, May 1, at 6 p.m. for the Gran Fondo Hincapie setup and bike event. 

E Martin Luther King Blvd from Lindsay Street to Houston Street 

Houston Street from E Martin Luther King Blvd to E 10th Street 

East 10th Street at the intersection of Houston Street

Gran Fondo Hincapie Chattanooga Bike Ride - Cyclists will be escorted by CPD officers starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, beginning from E Martin Luther King Blvd, turning north onto Market Street.  CPD will be present at all intersections on Market Street, crossing into North Shore, and continuing on Cherokee Blvd.  Please watch for instructions from these officers as the cyclists will be given the right of while an officer is present.

A secondary route traveling Manufacturers Road will have officers present at both Highway 27 ramps and at the entrance of Renaissance Park. 

The first return cyclists are expected back into Chattanooga around 10 a.m.

Inbound cyclists will return via Tiftonia using Cummings Road, Wauhatchie Pike, turning north onto Cummings Highway until Broad Street.  From Broad Street, cyclists will turn on W 33rd, then travel north on Alton Park Blvd / Market Street, right on W 12th Street, continuing onto Houston Street, and back to the closure on E Martin Luther King Blvd. Officers will be located at major intersections/traffic lights for the inbound cyclists. 

Cyclists will be required to ride with traffic while following the rules of the road. This is an open course so expect cyclists throughout the city. Please pay close attention to officer instructions when CPD is present. 

Most cyclists should complete their routes by 4 p.m.

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


Chattanooga Desert Shield-Desert Storm 30-Year Anniversary Reunion Planned

TN National Guard 230th Sustainment Brigade Hosting Change Of Command Ceremony May 15

PHOTOS: Armed Forces Day Parade


Ten years before the World Trade Center was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and the United States began wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Desert Storm took place to protect America’s and its ... (click for more)

The Tennessee National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade, headquartered in Chattanooga, will conduct a change of command ceremony near the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna on Saturday, May 15, ... (click for more)



Happenings

Chattanooga Desert Shield-Desert Storm 30-Year Anniversary Reunion Planned

Ten years before the World Trade Center was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, and the United States began wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Operation Desert Storm took place to protect America’s and its allies' interests after Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in 1990. To remember the 30th anniversary of that time for local military personnel and veterans who served, a special reunion with ... (click for more)

TN National Guard 230th Sustainment Brigade Hosting Change Of Command Ceremony May 15

The Tennessee National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade, headquartered in Chattanooga, will conduct a change of command ceremony near the Volunteer Training Site in Smyrna on Saturday, May 15, at 1 p.m. Col. John Gobel, the current 230th commander who resides in Nashville, will relinquish command to Col. Christopher Patterson who resides in Ooltewah. Col. Gobel served ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Roadtec, Inc. To Expand Chattanooga Operations With $6.2 Million Investment

Roadtec, Inc. officials announced on Wednesday that the paving equipment manufacturer will expand its operations in Chattanooga. Roadtec will invest $6.2 million to make building and site improvements and relocate its Washington operations to its headquarters in Tennessee. The project represents the creation of 128 new jobs in Hamilton County. Roadtec, a subsidiary of ... (click for more)

County Commissioners Anxious To Expand Number Of Officers At Hamilton County Schools

County Commission members said Tuesday they are anxious to expand the number of officers at county school campuses - even if it means using a number of security guards in addition to School Resource Officers. They said they are concerned that a tragic incident will occur on a local campus with no officer present - either from not being assigned one or from the SRO being called ... (click for more)

Opinion

Please Stop Calling Us “Latinx”

We’re asking nicely, because we think the use of the term has been mostly well-intentioned. But let’s start with some numbers: a mere 3 percent of Americans of Latin-American descent use “Latinx” to describe themselves. This is based on a 2020 Pew Research poll of about 3,000 American Latinos. Those who want for “Latinx” to become the default say it’s preferable because it’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Earn Life's "Free Lunches"

The worst debacle in our nation’s history, it is beginning to be proven, was when the United States was quarantined during the COVID-19 epidemic. Our economy – from employment to production – was stymied. Our next generation responded with virtually no education for an entire year and a surging teen suicide epidemic and the biggest profits that were made in the second half of 2020 ... (click for more)