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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: May 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Upcoming Weekend Street Closures

ROANOKE, VA - There will be street closures due to several events this weekend, beginning on Friday, May 24th.

Festival in the Park (Friday, 5/24/19 thru Sunday 5/26/19) 

  • Franklin Road between Jefferson Street and Williamson Road starting at 2:00pm on 5/24/19 and ending at 11:00pm on 5/26/19
  • Jefferson Street between Franklin Road and Elm Avenue starting at 6:00am on 5/25/19 and ending at 11:00pm on 5/26/19

AEP Festival Run 5K & 10K (Saturday, 5/25/19) - 6:00am - 11:00am

  • Jefferson Street between Elm Avenue and Walnut Avenue
  • Walnut Avenue between Jefferson Street and Hamilton Terrace

Derby de Mayo (Saturday, 5/25/19) - 8:00am to 11:00pm

  • Salem Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street

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The City of Roanoke has partnered with Waze and joined the Connected Citizens Program in an effort to let citizens know about traffic impacts of capital improvement projects, special events, and planned street closures. Download Waze and join other drivers in Roanoke who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.

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