Howard High School Homecoming Parade
Howard High School Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, September 22nd from 4:45 PM until 7:00 PM and will travel the following route: Northbound Kirkland Ave, turn left on W 38th Ave, right on Alton Park Blvd northbound, right on E 25th Street. This will be a rolling closure using CPD escort.
Tyner Academy VS Sweetwater Home Football Game at Finley Stadium
The following roads will be closed on Friday, September 22nd from 4:00 PM until 11:00 PM:
- Reggie White Blvd between the Chattanooga Skate Park north entrance and W 20th Street
- 19th Street between Reggie White Blvd and Chestnut Street
Bands Of America Regional Championship
The following roads will be closed on Saturday, September 23rd from 6:00 AM until 12 Midnight:
- Reggie White Blvd between the Chattanooga Skate Park north entrance and W 20th Street (Reggie White will remain closed until 6:00 PM Sunday for the Chattanooga Market)
- Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street
- W 19th Street between Reggie White Blvd and Chestnut Street
- The westbound right lane of W 2-th Street from Chestnut Street to the HWY 27 bridge
Street parking will be prohibited on Chestnut Street from W Main Street until W 20th Street and Reggie White Blvd from W Main Street and W 19th Street. Any vehicles left within the closure on the dates/times listed above will be towed at the owner's expense.
Reggie White Blvd between W 19th Street and the Skate Park access road will remain closed after Saturday's Regional Championship and will reopen Sunday at 6:00 PM.
IRONMAN Chattanooga returns on Sunday, September 24th as we welcome athletes from all across the world to participate in a top-tier competition.
The Chattanooga Division of Transportation welcomes IRONMAN this Saturday and Sunday with the primary competition on Sunday. We recommend that spectators and visitors park in the lots and garages surrounding downtown and utilize the Free Electric Shuttle and the Bike Chattanooga bike share system. Bike Chattanooga Ambassadors will be at bike share stations offering assistance as needed.
Public activities start Saturday morning with the IRONKID's race at 9:00 AM on Riverfront Parkway. The IRONMAN Expo area will be open on the Chattanooga Green on Thursday from Noon - 5:00 PM; Friday from 9:00 AM-7:00 PM; Saturday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
The Tennessee River will be closed to pleasure crafts between Ross's Landing and the Chickamauga Dam from 5:00 AM until 10:30 AM on Sunday, September 24th. This includes the Rivermont Park and the Tennessee Riverpark boat ramps.
IRONMAN starts early Sunday morning, September 24th, with the swim portion at 7:30 AM and athletes will be transitioning to the bike race from about 8:10 AM until 1:00 PM. Traffic will be stopped from crossing the cyclists' lane when they are present between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM on Riverfront Parkway, West 20th Street, Broad Street, Market Street, and Alton Park Boulevard. Runners will be on the Riverwalk, Amnicola Highway, the Veterans Bridge, Barton Avenue, Hixson Pike, and Riverview Road between 12:25 PM and 12:40 AM.
Spectators are encouraged to make the most of this unprecedented opportunity for Chattanooga. Links to the Ironman Spectator Guide, Travel Tips, and maps of the routes be found on the 2023 IRONMAN Chattanooga website.
Riverside Drive/Riverfront Parkway between Aquarium Way and Molly Street, Chestnut Street between Aquarium Way and Riverfront Parkway, Power Alley from the parking lot to Riverfront Parkway, and the southbound Veterans Bridge ramp to Riverside Drive will be closed from 10:00 AM on Wednesday, September 20th until 8:00 PM on Monday, September 25th for the IRONMAN setup, race, and take-down.
The right eastbound lane of Riverfront Parkway between Molly Lane and Market Street, the right southbound lane of Market Street between West 20th Street and West 40th Street (the I-24 on-ramp and off-ramp at Market Street will be closed), West 40th Street between Alton Park Blvd and Tennessee Avenue, and all streets crossing this route will be controlled by CPD officers. The intersections of St Elmo Avenue and Virginia Avenue at West 45th Street will be 4-way stops from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 24th for the IRONMAN bike portion. Cyclists will also be on Tennessee Avenue and St Elmo Avenue to the state line, riding with traffic.
The right eastbound lane of Frazier Avenue between Forest Avenue and the Veterans Bridge, the right northbound lane of Barton Avenue between Frazier Avenue and Baker Street, the right northbound lane of the Veterans Bridge between East 3rd Street and Barton Avenue, the right westbound lane of Amnicola Highway between Old Curtain Pole Road and Lindsay Street, Riverside Drive between Lindsay Street and Molly Lane, the Battery Place off-ramp from Riverside Drive, Aquarium Way between Riverside Drive and Walnut Street will be closed and all streets crossing this route will be controlled by CPD officers to give right-of-way to the runners from 12:25 PM on Sunday, September 24th until 1:00 am on Monday, September 25th for the IRONMAN run portion.
*New Closures for 2023
Since IRONMAN 2022, a few frontage road was completed between Broad Street and Market Street. This along with the following ramps, will be closed for the bike section of the race:
· Exit 178A, I-24 eastbound ramp to Broad Street; Detour to Rossville Blvd exit 180B or HWY 27 northbound ramp to MLK Blvd
· Lookout Mtn/Broad St exit ramp from HWY 27 southbound; Detour to Rossville Blvd exit 180B
· New Frontage Road between Broad Street and Market Street
· Williams Street at the new Frontage Road
These closures were not previously reported on the 2023 Traffic Impact mailer.
View CDOT's map of events and road closures for full details of these activities and other projects underway in our public space.