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


Franklin Street Events Association will be hosting the 'MARDI GRAS GRAND PARADE' on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 beginning at 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Closing Franklin Street between N Fulton Ave & N St. Joseph Avenue. 

Rise Up & Run will be hosting the 'RUN OF LUCK' on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing to 9:00 a.m.  Closing Franklin Street between 7th Avenue & St. Joseph Avenue. 

City of Evansville Department of Metropolitan Development will be hosting the 'HOMELESS CONNECT' on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 beginning at 6:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m.  Closing 9th Street between Walnut Street & Locust Street. 


Evansville Courier & Press will be hosting the 'HFCU HOME SHOW' beginning on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and continuing to Monday, April 8th ,2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Closing 9th Street between Locust Street & Walnut Street; Locust Street between 9th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Closing the first row of parking spaces (across the street from ETFCU -- meter spaces, not handicapped spaces). 

Stef L's Amour will be hosting the 'STEF L'S FIRST FRIDAY BLOCK PARTY' beginning April 5th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. and continuing to midnight.  Closing Judson Street from Washington Ave to 936 Judson Street.

Backstage Bar & Grill will be hosting the 'GUNS & HOSES PRE-PARTY' beginning April 13th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and continuing to 9:00 p.m.  Closing Main Street between SE 5th Street & SE 6th Street. 

Signature School will be hosting the 'SIGNATURE SCHOOL SENIOR PORTRAIT' beginning April 23rd, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until 11:30 a.m.  Closing Main Street between SE 6th Street & Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  (Rain Date:  April 25th, 2019)

Evansville Lutheran School will be hosting the 'WALKATHON' beginning April 25th, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. and continuing until 3:00 p.m.  No road closings, police escort.  


American Heart Association will be hosting the 'TRI-STATE HEART WALK' beginning Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. and continuing to 7:30 p.m.  Closing Walnut Street between Riverside Drive & SE 5th Street.

Funk in the City will be hosting the '10TH ANNUAL SPRING FUNK IN THE CITY' beginning Saturday, May 11th at 5:00 a.m. and continuing until midnight.  Closing 2nd Street between Washington Ave & Jefferson Ave; Adams Avenue between 1st Street & Putnam Street.

163rd National Guard will be hosting the 'RED HAWK' beginning Saturday, May 18th, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.  Starting at the National Guard, crossing the pedestrian bridge and using the State Hospital property for the run.

Sycamore Foundation will be hosting the 'WALKING FOR DREAMS 2019' beginning Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and continuing until 4:00 p.m.  No road closings, usage of The Greenway Passage. 

Helpful Links

Indiana Department of Transportation

Indiana Traffic Wise


Kentucky Traffic Information

Illinois Department of Transportation