Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon this weekend means road closures
Starting Friday at 9 a.m. Riverfront Parkway will be closed to all traffic from Power Ally to Chestnut Street for the Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon setup and packet pickup, which will occur Saturday from 12-5 p.m.
Beginning at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday the following closures will occur for the triathlon:
Riverfront Parkway will be closed to all traffic from Molly Lane to Aquarium way and closed to through traffic from W. MLK to Molly Lane.
The southbound off-ramp from Veterans Bridge to Riverfront Parkway will also be closed.
The center lanes of Riverfront Pkwy, Riverside Drive, and Amnicola Highway will remained blocked off to traffic during the race from Aquarium Way to just past the entrance to Chattanooga State Community College.
Chattanooga Police Department will be at all major intersections to help direct traffic. CDOT asks drivers in the outside lanes to only cross the center lanes at the signals where officers are directing traffic.
Roads will reopen at 3 p.m. with the exception of Riverfront Parkway, Power Alley and Chestnut Street; they will reopen by 5 p.m.