Special Event Street Closures For March 23-24

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Friday, March 23
Chattanooga Football Club Jersey Reveal: Reggie White Boulevard will be closed from the entrance to the Chattanooga Skate Park to West 19th Street from noon-8 p.m. to reveal their new jerseys for the season. The event will be held in the First TN Pavilion at 5 p.m. Visit www.chattanoogafc.com for more information. 

Saturday, March 24
March for our Lives: River Street will be closed between the entrance of the parking lot behind Sushi Nabe and the parking lot by Renaissance Park, a single eastbound lane of Frazier Avenue between Market Street and the Walnut Street Bridge, as well as Walnut Street will be closed between the Walnut Street Bridge and East 7th Street, for this march. Visit act.everytown.org for more information. 

Ongoing Closures
Southside Social Chestnut Street Weekend Closures: Chestnut Street will be closed between West 17th Street and West 19th Street from 7 p.m.-midnight on Friday and Saturday evenings. 

West Village Street Festival: West 8th Street will be closed from Pine Street to Chestnut Street, as well as Pine Street in front of the Westin Hotel, from 8 a.m.-midnight for this celebration in the streets. Visit www.westvillagechattanooga.com for more information.  

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