Upcoming Street Closings Announced

Friday, May 14, 2021

Here are upcoming street closings:

Hamilton County Graduation Ceremonies

 

The following roads will be closed between Monday, May 17, and Saturday, May 22, from 1 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. daily:
  • Reggie White Blvd between the Chattanooga Skate Park north entrance and W 20th Street
  • Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street
  • W 19th Street between Reggie White Blvd 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.

Reggie White Blvd will be closed in front of the First Horizon Pavilion on Sunday, May 16th during the Chattanooga Market. This week's theme is 'Strawberry Harvest'.

Riverfront Parkway will be closed between Molly Lane (northern entrance and E Aquarium Way starting on Wednesday, May 19, at 9 a.m. until Monday, May 24, at 9 a.m. for the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga. Additional details for road closures, restrictions, and expected changes in traffic patterns for the event which takes place Sunday, May 23, will be released early next week.

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


Soddy-Daisy Sets Independence Day Celebration For July 3

Sullivan Named Whitfield County Employee Of Month For April

Weekly Road Construction Report


Independence Day will kick off a day early in Soddy-Daisy this year as the city is planning their special festivities for Saturday, July 3. Beginning at 9 a.m., attendees can enjoy an array of ... (click for more)

Deputy Jason Sullivan hasn’t been an officer with the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office for very long, but he’s already made quite an impact during his three years on the job. After being ... (click for more)

Here is the weekly road construction report for District 29: BRADLEY COUNTY SR-2 (KEITH ST. S.W.) Utility Work southbound from LM 8.57 to LM 9.24: Lane closures between Fairway Drive SW and ... (click for more)



Happenings

Soddy-Daisy Sets Independence Day Celebration For July 3

Independence Day will kick off a day early in Soddy-Daisy this year as the city is planning their special festivities for Saturday, July 3. Beginning at 9 a.m., attendees can enjoy an array of handmade arts and crafts, various types of foods, live music, children’s games, a large car show and some very special chainsaw carvings. The day of celebration will wrap up with a huge fireworks ... (click for more)

Sullivan Named Whitfield County Employee Of Month For April

Deputy Jason Sullivan hasn’t been an officer with the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office for very long, but he’s already made quite an impact during his three years on the job. After being nominated by Maria Pack, Deputy Sullivan has been named Whitfield County Employee of the Month for April. “I am nominating ‘Sully,’ as we all call him, for his infectious positive attitude ... (click for more)

Breaking News

1 Dies After 2-Vehicle Crash Early Thursday Morning At Hixson Pike And Thrasher Pike

One person died in a crash involving two vehicles on Hixson Pike early Thursday morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the Hixson Pike and Thrasher Pike intersection for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, deputies and emergency services personnel located a crash involving two vehicles. There has been ... (click for more)

Historic Zoning Panel Allows 1 New Hillside Home In St. Elmo, Rejects One Beside It

The Chattanooga Historic Zoning Commission, after hours of discussion on Thursday, approved one new home on a steep hillside in St. Elmo, but rejected a similar one that was to have gone in beside it. Watchtower Investments initially wanted three identical large new homes clustered together between Tennessee Avenue and Seneca Avenue near Forest Hill Cemetery. The Community ... (click for more)

Opinion

Historic Zoning Commission Works For The Developer, Not The Community

As a St. Elmo property owner for many years, I have followed the success of the community's preservation of our historic character. The Historic Zoning Guidelines were crafted back around 1989 with the clear intent to preserve and protect the historic community; a Historic Zoning Commission was established to ensure Guidelines were followed. I have become increasingly aware ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UAW: No Drug Tests?

General Motors is at wit’s end. GM needs to hire 450 “part time” workers immediately in Flint, Michigan and another 275 at the Fort Wayne, Ind., assembly plant. Add the fact the United Auto Workers, with its last president just sentenced to over two years in the slammer, is just as desperate for new members. GM is offering $16.67 an hour the first day, free medical care after 90 ... (click for more)