Watch for Weekend Temporary Road Closures

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Watch for Weekend Temporary Road Closures

Posted: 03/05/2014
March 5, 2014 - Anticipate a handful of weekend lane reductions, rolling closures and no-parking areas due to some events and entertainment setups.

Friday, March 7-Sunday, March 9
World's Fair Park Drive between Clinch Avenue and Fort Kid will be reduced to one lane with one-way traffic due to a Knoxville Museum of Art fundraising event. A temporary no-parking zone has been in place for unloading of equipment and will remain in effect until Sunday.

Friday, March 7-Sunday, March 9
To accommodate the presentation of "Stomp" at the Tennessee Theatre, loading zones on Clinch Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, March 8
Due to the Lucky Kidney Run, there will be a temporary no-parking zone in the southbound lane of Gay Street between Clinch Avenue and Summit Hill Drive, 7:30-11:30 a.m. For the 9 a.m. run, there will be rolling closures from Gay Street to Emory Place, Emory Place to East Fourth Avenue, East Fourth to Luttrell Street, then back to Gay Street.

Sunday, March 9
There will be rolling closures due to the VMC 5K Dunkin' Donuts Eat and Run race, 2-3 p.m. The course follows Clinch Avenue to Locust Street, Locust to West Hill, West Hill to State Street, State to Union Avenue, Union to Central Street, Central to Willow Avenue, Willow to Jackson Avenue, Jackson to World's Fair Park Drive.