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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Construction, Maintenance, Utilities and Other Road Closures


ParksFest Evansville will be hosting the ‘PARKSFEST’ beginning Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Closing Bob Gries Way between N Heidelbach Avenue & Don Mattingly Way; Don Mattingly Way between N Main Street & Read Street; N Main Street between E Morgan Ave & Don Mattingly Way; Reis Avenue betweeen N Heidelbach Avenue & Read Street.  (This closure will already be set up from the YMCA 15k, this will be taken over once the race is complete.)

 F.J. Reitz Instrumental Music Boosters Club will be hosting the ‘DRILL ON THE HILL’ beginning Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from noon to 11:00 p.m.  Closing Rick Davis Way between Forest Avenue & entrance to Reitz Bowl; Hillcrest Terrace between Rick Davis Way & S Lemcke Avenue; S Lemcke Avenue between Pennsylvania Street & entrance to Reitz Bowl.

 Greater Lincolnshire Neighborhood Association will be hosting the ‘LINCOLNSHIRE FRONT PORCH FESTIVAL’ beginning Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 from 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Closing College Hwy between Lincoln Avenue & E Powell Avenue; S Willow Road between Lincoln Avenue & Southeast Blvd; E Chandler Avenue between S Harlan Avenue & Lodge Avenue; E Powell Avenue between College Hwy & Lodge Avenue; Southeast Blvd between S Willow Road & Lodge Avenue.

 YMCA of Southwestern Indianan will be hosting the ‘EVANSVILLE HALF MARATHON & 5 MILER’ beginning Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Half Marathon Route Closure:  Closing Riverside Drive between Ohio Street & Shawnee Drive; Shawnee Drive between Riverside Drive & Adams Avenue;  Adams Avenue between Shawnee Drive & Garvin Street; Garvin Street between Adams Avenue & Taylor Avenue; Taylor Avenue between Garvin Street & Parkside Dr; Parkside Drive between Taylor Avenue & Madison Avenue; Madison Avenue between Parkside Drive & Kentucky Avenue; Kentucky Avenue between Madison Ave & Bayard Park Drive; Bayard Park Drive between Kentucky Avenue & Evans Avenue; Evans Avenue between Bayard Park Drive & Lincoln Avenue; Lincoln Avenue between Evans Avenue & 6th Street; 6th Street between Lincoln Avenue & Walnut Street; Walnut Street between 6th Street & 3rd Street; 3rd Street between Walnut Street & Main Street; Main Street between 3rd Street & Riverside Drive; Ohio Street between Riverside Drive & Greenway Passage Entrance; Heidelbach Avenue between Greenway Passage & Morgan Avenue; Morgan Avenue between Heidelbach Avenue & N Main Street; N Main Street between Morgan Avenue & Vine Street; Vine Street between N Main Street & Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd; Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd between Vine Street & Main Street; Court Street between 2nd Street & 4th Street; 1st Street between Court Street & Clark Street. 

5 Mile Route:  Court Street to Riverside Drive, left on Riverside Drive, left on Main Street, right on 3rd St, left on Walnut St, right on 6th Street, left on Liberty Way/Lincoln Ave, right on Evans Ave, left on Bayard Park Drive, right on Kentcky Avenue, right on Adams Avenue, right on Veterans Memorial Parkway, right on Walnut St, left on MLK Jr. Blvd, left on Main St to finish.

Haynie’s Corner Arts District Association will be hosting the ‘2022 FIRST FRIDAY SERIES’ beginning Friday, October 7th, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Closing Adams Avenue between SE 2nd Street & entrance of public parking lot on Adams; Washington Ave between Putnam Street & 6th Street; SE 2nd Street between Adams Avenue & Jefferson Avenue.

 Stef L’s Amour will be hosting the ‘STEF L’S AMOUR FIRST FRIDAY BLOCK PARTY’ beginning Friday, October 7th, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to midnight.  Closing Judson Street between Washington Avenue & the alleyway of 936 Judson Street.

 Funk in the City will be hosting the ‘FIRST FRIDAYS AT MO’S’ beginning Friday, October 7th, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to midnight.  Closing Adams Avenue between 1114 Parrett Street & Jefferson Avenue.  

 West Side Nut Club will be hosting the ‘WEST SIDE NUT CLUB FALL FESTIVAL PET PARADE’ beginning Saturday, October 8th, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  The road closings for this event are within the Fall Festival closure.

 West Side Nut Club will be hosting the ‘WEST SIDE NUT CLUB MAIN PARADE’ beginning Saturday, October 8th, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Closing Franklin Street between Fulton Avenue & St. Joseph Avenue. 

BeeKind will be hosting the ‘MY BODY MY ART’ event beginning Saturday, October 8th, 2022 from noon to 11:00 p.m.  Closing Adams Avenue between Putnam Street & Parrett Street. 



Helpful Links

Indiana Department of Transportation

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Kentucky Traffic Information

Illinois Department of Transportation