Road Closures and Parking for Boomsday

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Kristin Farley
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(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Road Closures and Parking for Boomsday

Posted: 08/30/2012
 The following roads will be closed for Boomsday activities this weekend.


Saturday, Sept. 1st - Monday, Sept. 3rd

Neyland Drive: Westbound and eastbound lanes from Lake Loudoun Boulevard to Walnut Street will be closed from 2 p.m. on Sept. 1st to 6 a.m. on Sept. 3rd.

Sunday, Sept. 2nd: 3 p.m.: Exit from James White Parkway to Cumberland Avenue
3 p.m.: Central Street at Main Street
4 p.m.: Locust Street at Front Avenue (prevents traffic entering Neyland)
4 p.m.: Ramp from Hall of Fame Drive to Neyland Drive
9 p.m.: Gay Street Bridge closes to pedestrians
9 p.m.: Poplar Street at Main Street
9 p.m.: Henley Street at West Hill Avenue
9:15 p.m.: Gay Street Bridge closes to vehicles

Apart from Neyland Drive, streets will reopen after 11 p.m. Sunday.


The following parking lots and garages will have free parking available for Boomsday:
Blackstock Ave. Parking Lot
Market Square Garage, located on corner of Walnut St. and Wall Ave.
Poplar Street Lot
State Street Garage
State Street Parking Lot

The following lots and garages will charge $5 for Boomsday parking:
City County Building Garage, located on Hill Ave. Dwight Kessel Garage, located on corner of Hill Ave. and State Street Locust Street Garage