Waze Road & Street Closures

Road and Street Closures

The City of Evansville is proud to partner with WAZE, the industry leader in crowd sourced real time traffic alerts.  City of Evansville selected staff will be using the Username EvansvilleIN for all official entries.  EvansvilleIN will add approved road closure events, such as road construction projects, marathons, festivals, floods or anything else that involves road closures.

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By simply driving around with Waze open, you're already contributing tons of real-time traffic & road info to your local driving community. You can also actively report hazards, and other events you see on the road, and get road alerts on your route too. Find the cheapest fuel station along your route with community-shared fuel prices. Waze also makes it fun and simple to meet up and coordinate with friends on the road.

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Construction, Maintenance, Utilities and Other Road Closures


Four Freedoms Veterans Parade will be hosting the 'FOUR FREEDOMS VETERANS PARADE' beginning November 9th, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m.  Closing N St. Joseph Avenue between W Lloyd Expressway and W Franklin Street; W Indiana Street between N Lemcke Avenue to St. Joseph Avenue (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.); W Franklin Street between N St. Joseph Avenue to Wabash Avenue of Flags; Wabash Avenue of Flags between W Franklin Street to W Indiana Street; N Lemcke Avenue from Lloyd Expressway to W Indiana Street.

Jacobsville Area Community Corporation will be hosting the 'EVANSVILLE'S CHRISTMAS ON NORTH MAIN PARADE' beginning November 24th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m.  Closing N Main Street from SE 9th Street to Maxwell Ave, Maxwell Ave between Don Mattingly Way and N Heidelbach Ave, SE 9th Street between S. Main Street and Civic Center "Back 40" Parking Lot.

Evansville Rescue Mission will be hosting the 'GOBBLER GATHERING' beginning Wednesday, November 26th, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. and continuing until midnight.  Closing SE 9th Street between Walnut Street & Locust Street, Locust Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and SE 9th Street.  

Easterseals will be hosting the 'RITZY'S FANTASY OF LIGHTS' beginning Thursday, November 28th, 2019 and continuing until Wednesday, January 1st, 2020, Sunday through Thursday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. & Friday through Saturday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Closing all entrances to Garvin Park at the following intersections:  Richardt Lane, Wedeking Avenue, Herndon Avenue, Reis Avenue, N Main Street, Read Street.  

Tri-State Multiple Sclerosis Assocation will be hosting the 'TRI-STATE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION AUTUMN WALK' beginning Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. and continuing until 3:30 p.m.  No road closings, using the rules of the road.  

Evansville Rescue Mission will be hosting the 'DRUMSTICK DASH' beginning Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 10:00 a.m.  Closing N Main Street between Morgan Avenue & Sycamore Street; Sycamore Street between N Main Street & S Elsas Avenue; Morgan Avenue between N Main Street & N Elsas Avenue.

Goodwill will be hosting the 'TURKEY DAY 5K' beginning Thursday, November 28th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 10:00 a.m.  Closing Riverside Drive between Court Street & Shawnee Drive; Locust Street between Riverside Drive & 5th Street; Walnut Street between Riverside Drive & 5th Street. Restricting the southbound lane of Riverside Drive between Court Street & Ohio Street.

Rotary Foundation of Evansville will be hosting the '2019 ROTARY SANTA RUN' beginning Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. and continuing until noon.  Closing Gum Street between Dexter Ave & S Alvord Blvd; S Alvord Blvd between Walnut Street & Gum Street; Walnut Street between S Alvord Blvd & St. James Blvd; St. James Blvd between Walnut Street & Sycamore Street; Sycamore Street between St. James Blvd & Vann Ave; Dexter Avenue between Sycamore Street & Gum Street.

Helpful Links

Indiana Department of Transportation

Indiana Traffic Wise


Kentucky Traffic Information

Illinois Department of Transportation