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Upcoming Street Closings

We are committed to providing street closure and event notifications that may affect you or your business.

NOTE: Closure information reflects the City of Raleigh Special Events Office website and will be updated accordingly.

Wilmington Street Closure

Date:  Saturday, December 10 and Saturday, December 17

Associated Street Closures:

The following street is closed on Saturday, December 10 and again on Saturday, December 17 from 7 am - 7 pm for crane work:

Wilmington Street between Cabarrus and Davie Streets

Our Lady of Guadalupe Procession

Date:  Sunday, December 11

Associated street closures:

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, December 11 from 2 pm until 3 pm to facilitate the following route:  

Begin at Sacred Heart Cathedral

Head south on McDowell Street

Left onto Martin Street

Left onto Salisbury Street

Left onto Edenton Street

Left onto McDowell Street

Finish at Sacred Heart Cathedral

NOTE: All cross streets one block in each direction will be detoured.

Tis the Season Around the World

Date:  Sunday, December 18

Associated Street Closures:

The following streets are closed on Sunday, December 18 from 10 am until 8 pm:

Parham, Wolfe, and Blake Streets

 

Candlelight Service Edenton Street United Methodist Church

Date:  Saturday, December 24

Associated street closures:

The following street will be closed on Saturday, December 24 at 11:15 pm until Sunday, December 25 at 12:15 am:

Edenton Street between Dawson and McDowell Streets

First Night Raleigh 2017

Date:  Saturday, December 31

Associated Street Closures:

The following roads will be closed on Friday, December 30 at 9 am until Sunday, January 1 at 12 pm:

Fayetteville Street between Morgan and Martin Streets

Hargett Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

 

The following roads will be closed on Saturday, December 31 at 6 am until Sunday, January 1 at 6 am to facilitate the festival:

Fayetteville Street between Martin and Lenoir Streets

Martin Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

Davie Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Street

NOTE: Local access will be maintained for Marriott traffic via Lenoir except during the fireworks.

 

The following roads will be closed on Saturday, December 31 from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm and from 11:30 pm until 12:30 am for the Fireworks Safety Zone:

Lenoir Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

South Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Streets

 

The following roads will be closed at the designated times to facilitate the Peoples Procession:

Morgan Street between Salisbury Street and Wilmington Street will be closed from 6 pm on Saturday, December 31 until 1 am on Sunday, January 1.

Edenton Street between Salisbury Street and Wilmington Street from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm on  Saturday, December 31

Salisbury Street between Jones Street and Davie Street from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Saturday, December 31.

2017 North Carolina Governor's Inaugural Ball

Date:  Thursday, January 5 - Friday, January 6

Associated street closures:

The following street will be closed on Thursday, January 5 at 5 pm until Friday, January 6 at 12 am:

E. Cabarrus Street between S. Wilmington Street and S. Blount Street

Run for Young

Date: Sunday, January 8

Associated street closures:

The following street will be closed on Sunday, January 8 from 11 am - 5 pm:

E. Edenton Street between Blount and Wilmington Streets.

 

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, January 8 from 1:50 pm - 3:30 pm to facilitate the following route:

- Start at Edenton Street between Wilmington Street and Blount Street

- Head east on Edenton Street

- Stay right to merge onto Hillsborough Street

- Right onto Oberlin Road

- Enter roundabout and take the third exit onto Pullen Road

- Enter second roundabout and take the third exit onto Hillsborough Street

- Head east on Hillsborough Street

- Stay left at the split onto Edenton Street

- Finish at Edenton Street between Wilmington Street and Blount Street

Note: All cross-streets one block in each direction will be detoured.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial March

Date:  Monday, January 16

Associated Street Closures:

The following streets will be closed on Monday, January 16 from 10 am until 12 noon:

Edenton Street between Salisbury Street and Wilmington Street

 

The following streets will be closed on Monday, January 16 from 10:50 am until 12 pm to facilitate the march:

- Start at Edenton Street between Salisbury Street and Wilmington Street heading west

- Left on Salisbury Street

- Left on Morgan Street

- Right on Fayetteville Street

- Right on Lenoir Street

- Left on Salisbury Street

- Left on South Street

- Right onto Duke Energy Center property for disassembly

Note: All cross-streets along the route one block in each direction will be detoured during the event.

NC Right to Life March for Life

Date:  Saturday, January 21

Associated Street Closures:

The following roads will be closed on Saturday, January 21 from 2 pm until 3:30 pm to facilitate the following march route:

- Start on Lane Street adjacent to Halifax Mall

- Right on Blount Street

- Right on Edenton Street

- Right on Salisbury Street

- Right on Lane Street to end at Halifax Mall

Note: Cross streets will be detoured during the march

Krispy Kreme Challenge

Date:  Saturday, February 4

Associated street closures:

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, February 4 from 4:30 am until 12 pm:

N. Person Street between Polk Street and Polk Street

The following street will be closed from 4:30 am until 10:45 am:

Pace Street

The following streets will be closed from 8 am until 10:15 am to facilitate the race route:

- Starting at the Belltower, head east on Hillsborough Street

- At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Hillsborough Street

- At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Hillsborough Street

- Right onto S Boylan Avenue

- Left onto W Morgan Street

- Left onto S West Street

- Right onto Hillsborough Street

- Left onto S. Salisbury Street

- Right onto E. Edenton Street

- Left onto N. Person Street

- Left onto Pace Street

- Left onto N. Blount Street

- Right onto E. Edenton Street

- Continue onto Hillsborough Street

- At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Hillsborough Street

- At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Hillsborough Street

- Finish at the Belltower

Tentative: HK on J

Date:  Saturday, February 11

Associated Street Closures:

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, February 11 from 8 am until 11 am to facilitate event set-up and pre-march gathering:

South Street between Salisbury and Wilmington Street

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, February 11 from 9:50 am until 12 pm to facilitate the march:

- Start at South Street between Salisbury Street and Wilmington Street

- Head east

- Left on Wilmington Street

- Left on Davie Street

- Right on Fayetteville Street

- Cross Morgan Street to finish on the State Capitol Grounds

 

Note: All cross-streets one block in each direction will be detoured during the march

Cupid's Undie Run - Raleigh

Date:  Saturday, February 18 

Associated Street Closures:

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, February 18 from 2 pm until 3 pm:

- Start at Solas on Glenwood Avenue heading south

- Left on W. North Street

- Left on N. West Street

- Left on W. Johnson Street

- Left on Glenwood to Finish at Solas