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Roanoke Street Closing Updates

Posted on: May 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

ROANOKE, VA – The following streets will be closed on Friday, May 19th, Saturday, May 20th  and Sunday, May 21st due to various events in downtown Roanoke.

First & 3rd Fridays on Franklin

  • Friday, from 2:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m: Franklin Road between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street.

Over the Edge

  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,  from 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m: Bullitt Avenue between Jefferson and 1st Streets.

Local Colors Festival

  • Saturday,  from 6:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m: Franklin Road between Williamson Road and Jefferson Street.

The Night Rider’s Ball

  • Saturday,  from 9:00 a.m to midnight: 1st Street between Church Avenue and Franklin Road


All parking garages will remain accessible.

Valley Metro buses will run on their usual schedules. Trip planning for Valley Metro buses is available at

Detours will not 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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