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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: May 5, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – There will be several street closures due to various events occurring Friday May 6 through Saturday, May 7.

First Fridays on Franklin:
- On Friday May 6th from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM Franklin Street will be closed, between Jefferson Street and Williamson Rd

Strawberry Festival:
- Friday and Saturday from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM on-street parking will be restricted on all streets surrounding Elmwood Park including, Jefferson St, Day Ave, Bullitt AVE, Williamson Rd and Franklin Rd.
- Saturday from 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Franklin Rd will be closed between Jefferson St and Williamson Rd.

Access to all parking garages will remain accessible.

Valley Metro buses will run on their usual schedules. Trip planning on Valley Metro buses is available via Google Transit at

No detours will be established

Signs & Barricades:
The City of Roanoke will furnish all barricades, signs, cones, etc.

Contact Persons:
Dwayne Nelms, City of Roanoke, 540-853-5482

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