Special Event Street Closures For July 20-23

Monday, July 17, 2017

Here are the special event street closures for July 20-23:

Thursday, July 20

Coker Tire Truck Club Meeting: Fort Street will be closed between W. 13th St. and W. 14th St. from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. for this Coker Tire Event. Visit www.cokertire.com  for more information.

Friday, July 21

Nightfall Concert Series: Closures include Market from 10th to 8th, MLK Boulevard from Broad Street to Georgia Avenue from 5:30-11:59 p.m. The Nightfall Concert Series is free to the public and held each Friday till Aug. 25 outdoors in Miller Plaza. This Friday's headliner is Fastball with local opener Midnight Promise beginning at 7 p.m. Visit www.nightfallchattanooga.com  for more information.

Saturday, July 22

Scenic City Scorcher: Heritage Landing Drive and River Street will be closed from Heritage Landing to Tampa Street from 6:45-8 a.m. for this annual 2-mile run hosted by the Chattanooga Track Club. Runners will complete an out & back course, which will start and finish on River Street by Poblanos Mexican Cuisine.  Runners will enter Heritage Landing community, make a loop through the neighborhood and exit back onto River Street to the finish line.Visit www.chattanooga trackclub.org  for more information on this event.

Movies in the Park: River St. will be closed from past the parking lot exit behind Sushi Nabe to behind the Bridgeview Condos near Renaissance Park from 4:30-11:30 p.m. for this weekly, family-friendly movie showing in Coolidge Park. This Saturday's film is the smash hit, Finding Dory. Visit http://firstthings.org/events/movies-in-the-park-2/  for more information.

Sunday, July 23

Chattanooga Market 2017: Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the Chattanooga Skate Park to West 19th Street on Sunday from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Chattanooga Market is the region’s largest producer-only marketplace, established to provide healthy, fresh produce, artisan foods, as well as locally-produced arts and craft wares to Chattanoogans and community visitors. Visit www.chattanoogamarket.com  for more information.

In order to view a map of these closures, please visit: http://www.chattanooga.gov/transportation/traffic-engineering-a-operations/special-events-a-street-closures



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