Waze Road & Street Closures

Road and Street Closures

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Construction, Maintenance, Utilities and Other Road Closures

MAY

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.

Backstage Bar & Grill will be hosting the 'JASON ALDEAN PRE-PARTY' beginning Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. and continuing to 9:00 p.m.  Closing Main Street between 5th & 6th 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.

Junior League of Evansville will be hosting the 'Rockin River City Ride' beginning Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and continuing until 4:00 p.m.  No street closings, police escorts.

Hadi Shrine will be hosting the 'HADI SPRING CEREMONIAL PARADE' beginning Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until 2:00 p.m.  Start at 6 Walnut Street, to 2nd Street, to Main Street, to 4th Street, to Walnut, and back to 6 Walnut Street.  No road closings.

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.

Haynies Corner Arts District will be hosting the 'WILL RUN' beginning Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  No road closings, all participants will be using the Rules of the Road. 

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. 

JUNE

Evansville African American Museum will be hosting the 'BAPTISTTOWN FESTIVAL' beginning June 8th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and continuing until 8:00 p.m.  Closing S Garvin Street between Lincoln Avenue & Borwer Street (in front of the African American Museum).

West Side Nut Club will be hosting the 'WEST SIDE NUT CLUB CRUISE-IN' beginning, Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until 9:00 p.m.  Closing West Franklin Street from Wabash Avenue to St. Joseph Avenue, including all side street alleys.  

Colon Screening for Life will be hosting the 'COLON SCREENING FOR LIFE 5K WALK/RUN & 1 MILE WALK' beginning Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until noon.  Closing Riverside Drive between Shawnee Drive and Court Street, Main Street between Riverside Drive & 5th Street, 5th Street between Main Street & Sycamore Street, Sycamore Street between 5th Street & Riverside Drive.  Restricting the southbound lane of Riverside Drive between Court Street to Ohio Street.

Evansville Parks Foundation will be hosting the 'EVENING ON THE RIVER' beginning Friday June, 14th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. and continuing until 9:30 p.m.  No road closings, using The Greenway Passage.

Hadi Shriners will be hosting the 'SHRINERSFEST' beginning Monday, June 17th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  Closing Riverside Drive between Court Street & Cherry Street, Main Street between 2nd Street & Riverside Drive, Walnut Street between 1st Street & Riverside Drive, Vine Street between Riverside Drive & 1st Street.  

West Side Nut Club will be hosting the 'WSNC INITIATION' beginning Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 beginning at 12:45 p.m. and continuing until 1:15 p.m.  No road closings.  

YMCA of Southwestern Indiana will be hosting the 'SHRINERSFEST 5K/STORYBOOK 5K' beginning June 19th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. and continuing until 8:00 p.m.  Closing Riverside Drive between Ohio Street & Veterans Memorial Pkwy.  This is an extension of the HADI SHRINERS SHRINEFEST closure.  

Children's Museum of Evansville will be hosting the 'WAY LATE PLAY DATE' beginning June 21st, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until June 23rd, 2019 9:00 a.m.  Closing 5th Street between Locust Street & Main Street.  

Children's Museum of Evansville will be hosting the 'KIDS FLEA MARKET' beginning June 22nd, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m.  Closing 5th Street between Locust Street to Main Street.  

River City Pride will be hosting the 'RIVER CITY PRIDE PARADE' beginning June 22nd, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until 11:00 .m.  Closing Third Street between Blackford & Main Street, Main Street between 3rd Street & 4th Street, 4th Street between Main Street & Parrett Street, Blackford Avenue between 3rd Street & 4th Street. 

River City Pride will be hosting the 'RIVER CITY PRIDE FESTIVAL' beginning June 22nd, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until 11:00 p.m.  Closing 2nd Street between Washington Avenue & Parrett Street, Adams Avenue between 2nd Street & Parrett Street.  

F.J. Reitz Instrumental Music Boosters will be hosting the 'DRUMS ON THE OHIO' beginning Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.  Restricting the northbound lane of Drier Blvd. from the top of the Reitz Bowl to Hartmetz Ave.  Closing the northside of Hillcrest Terrace and the southside of Edgewood, S Lemcke Ave from F.J. Reitz H.S. to Pennsylvania Street, S. Marine Ave (Rick Davis Way) from Pennsylvania Street to Reitz Bowl.

JULY

Children's Museum of Evansville will be hosting the 'KIDS COMIC CON' beginning Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 5:00 p.m.  Closing 5th Street between Locust Street & Main Street.  




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