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Get Around

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.

Choate Construction
Event Date(s): 3/23/2015 - 4/30/2015
Date and Time: Ongoing - Thursday, April 30, 2015 Street Closure: Lenoir St from Wilmington St to Fayetteville St will be closed for construction of Charter Square. The turning lane on the west side and sidewalk adjacent to the Charter Square site along Wilmington St will be closed. The sidewalk and nine parking spaces on the east side of Fayetteville St along the length of Charter Square site up to the pedestrian crosswalk will be closed.

The Morning Times Market
Event Date(s): 4/3/2015 - 12/4/2015
Associated road closures: Friday from 6 pm-1 am the following morning. Street Closure: Hargett St between Wilmington St and Fayetteville St

17th Annual Lebanese Festival
Event Date(s): 4/4/2015
Date and Time: Saturday, April 4 from 6 am-12:30 am on Sunday, April 5 Street Closure: 400-500 blocks of Fayetteville Street between Davie and Lenoir. The Marriott Circle will remain accessible to local traffic only.

Shape Up Downtown
Event Date(s): 4/6/2015 - 4/29/2015
Date and Time: (Monday-Wednesday) April 6-April 29 from 5:30 pm-7:15 pm Street Closure: Within Astroturf at City Plaza from 6 pm-7 pm

World Beer Festival
Event Date(s): 4/11/2015
Date and Time: Friday, April 10-Sunday, April 12 (see associated times below) Street Closure: 200 block of Martin St and 300 block of Person St from 7am on April 10 until 2 am on April 12; 300 block of Martin St and 200 block of Person St from 3 pm on April 10 until 2 am on April 12

Rock 'N' Roll Marathon Raleigh & 1/2 Marathon presented by WRAL
Event Date(s): 4/12/2015
Date and Time: Sunday, April 12 - please view the PDF with all event road closures with associated times above. Street Closure: Race route listed below: - Start on S Salisbury St (btw Davie and Cabarrus) - Right turn on South St - Right on S McDowell St - Right on W Jones St - Left on North Wilmington St - Right on East North St - Right onto N Blount St - Left onto Martin Luther King Jr Blvd - Left onto Chavis Way - Left onto E Davie St - Right onto S Bloodworth St - Right onto Oakwood Ave - Left onto Watauga St - Right onto Brookside Dr - Left onto Glascock St - Left onto Wake Forest Rd - Slight Right onto Delway St - Left onto N Blount St - Right onto E Peace St - Slight Left onto Clark Ave - Turn Right onto Pogue St - Continue onto Gardner St - Right onto Hillsborough St (MARATHON/HALF SPLIT) Half marathoners: -Turn left on Hillsborough -Turn right on Pullen Rd -Turn left on Western Blvd -Turn right on Hunt Dr -Turn left onto Umstead Dr, rejoining full marathon route Full marathoners: - Right onto Faircloth St - Left onto E. Campus Drive - Right onto Meredith College St - Left onto E. Campus Drive - Right onto Faircloth St - Left onto Hillsborough St - Right on Pullen Rd (roundabout) - Right onto Western Blvd - Left onto Nazareth St - Left onto Centennial Pkwy - Right onto Oval Dr - Enter "The Oval" - Exit "The Oval" - Left onto Main Campus Dr - Left onto Varsity Dr - Turnaround on Varsity Dr - Left on Avent Ferry Rd - Left into Lake Johnson Park - Right on Lake Johnson Trail - Right onto Trailwood Dr - Left on Main Campus Dr - Right onto Achievement Dr - Left onto Centennial Pkwy - Right onto Blair Dr - Right on W Morgan St - Right onto Dawson St - Left onto W Hargett St - FINISH Fayetteville at E Davie St

SPCA K9 3K Dog Walk
Event Date(s): 4/18/2015
Date and Time: Saturday, April 18 Street Closures: Person St, E Jones S., Lane St, N Salisbury St and N Wilmington St

Third Sunday Children's Carnival
Event Date(s): 4/19/2015 - 10/18/2015
Date and Time: Sunday, April 19 from 6 am-4 pm Street Closure: 00 block of Hargett St between Wilmington St and Fayetteville St

Event Date(s): 4/25/2015
Date and Time: Saturday, April 24 from 5:30 pm-2 am on Thursday, April 26 Street Closure: Fayetteville St from Lenoir St to Morgan St and the 00 blocks of Davie St, Martin St, and Hargett St. Lenoir St to the Marriott Circle will remain open to local traffic only.

Spare to Care
Event Date(s): 4/26/2015
Date and Time: Sunday, April 26 from 12 noon until 7pm Street Closure: Tucker St between Boylan Ave and Glenwood Ave

William Peace Commencement Ceremony
Event Date(s): 5/2/2015
Date and Time: Saturday, May 2 from 9:45 am-1:30 pm Street Closure: E Peace St between Halifax and N Blount St

PNC Downtown Raleigh Movie Series
Event Date(s): 5/22/2015 - 6/26/2015
Date and Time: May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26 from 2 pm-1 am the following Saturday morning Street Closure: 400-500 blocks of Fayetteville St between Davie St and Lenoir St