Cancellations/Street Closings

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September 4, 2019 11:43 AM

Wednesday, September 18, through Sunday, September 22, 2019 – 19th Annual Rhythm and Roots Reunion E

Wednesday, September 18, through Sunday, September 22, 2019 – 19th Annual Rhythm and Roots Reunion Event

Wednesday, September 18, through Sunday, September 22, 2019 – 19th Annual Rhythm and Roots Reunion Event. When these streets and parking lots are closed, they will remain closed until the end of the event in the early morning hours of Monday, September 23, 2019.

The L.C. King parking lot on the northeastern corner of 7th Street and Shelby Street will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18.

The library parking lot on Piedmont Avenue will be closed at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19.

The parking lot at 11 8th Street will be closed at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19.

The northern portion of the Downtown Center (the portion accessible from State Street) will be closed at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19.

Piedmont Avenue from Goode Street to Cumberland Street will be closed at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19.

The western parking lot at 601 State Street will be closed at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19.

The following streets and parking lots will be closed at 3:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20 for this annual event: State Street between Volunteer Parkway/Commonwealth Avenue and the Trainstation parking lot entrance east of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; Ralph Peer Street between State Street and one-half block south of State Street; 8th Street between State Street and one-half block south of State Street; 7th Street between State Street and Crumley Alley; 6th Street between State Street and Shelby Street; Bank Street between State Street and one-half block south of State Street; 5th Street between State Street and Shelby Street; Shelby Street from east of 8th Street to the parking lot entrance west of 6th Street; Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard between Shelby Street and Cumberland Street; Carter Family Way between State Street and the driveway south of Goode Street; Stoneman Family Drive from State Street to one-half block north of State Street; Piedmont Avenue between State Street and Goode Street; Moore Street between State Street and Winston Alley; Lee Street between State Street and the Beaver Creek bridge; Cumberland Street between Moore Street and the parking lot entrances just west of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; Goode Street between Carter Family Way and Piedmont Avenue; Birthplace of Country Music Way; Country Music Way; and Winston Alley between Piedmont Avenue and a point just west of Merchants Alley. The median opening at Volunteer Parkway and Shelby Street will also be closed at this time. Southbound Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard motorists in Virginia will be encouraged to turn at West Mary Street and required to turn at Scott Street; access south of there to the jail parking lot and WCYB will be maintained to those locations with the appropriate permissions only. Finally, the Cumberland Square Park parking lot and the municipal parking lot on the west side of Stoneman Family Drive will be closed during this period.

The last closure will be the Regions Bank westernmost parking lot, which will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 20.

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