2014 Road Closings

For listing of road closings (this is all inclusive in Greensboro) click here

Roads in Downtown Greensboro Affected by Freedom 10k and 2 mile Run

GREENSBORO, NC – (June 19, 2014) – “Freedom 10K and 2 mile Run” on June 28th will affect traffic in the downtown Greensboro area from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Motorists can expect the following roads along the route to be closed for portions of the event:

• Greene Street from Bellemeade Street to Lindsay Street (6 am- 11 am)
• Greene Street from Lindsay Street to Florence Street (7:45 am -10 am)
• Smith Street from Battleground to Elm Street (7:45 am -10 am)
• Fisher Avenue from Lindsay Street to Greene Street (7:45 am -10 am)
• Elm Street from Smith Street to Country Club Drive (7:45 am -10 am)

Motorists are reminded that pedestrians have the right of way, and are asked to use caution where participants are present.

Roads in Downtown Greensboro Affected by the Fun 4th Parade and Festival

GREENSBORO, NC (June 19, 2014) – In order to provide a safe environment for the Fun 4th Street Festival and Parade, Greensboro police will begin restricting access on select downtown roads beginning at 7 am on July 3rd. Additional roads will be closed for the parade on July 4th. From 7 am July 3rd through approximately 11:30 pm on July 4th, the following roads will be closed for the festival:

• Greene Street between February 1 and Smothers Street
• Elm Street between February 1 and Smothers Street
• Davie Street between Washington Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
• McGee Street between Federal Place and Davie Street
• Federal Place between McGee Street and Washington Street
• Exchange Place between Federal Street and Greene Street
• Washington Street between Eugene Street and Davie Street

The following roads will be closed the morning of July 4th for the parade:

• Greene Street from Bellemeade Street to Smith Street (6 am-11 am)
• Battleground Court from Lindsay Street to Greene Street (6 am-11 am)
• Paisley Street from Smith Street to Greene Street (6 am-11 am)
• Greene Street from Bellemeade to February 1 (8:30 am – 11 am)
• Market Street from Eugene Street to Elm Street (8:30 am – 11 am)
• Friendly Avenue from Elm Street to John Wesley Way (8:30 am – 11 am)

Motorists are reminded that pedestrians have the right of way, and are asked to use caution where participants are present.

Downtown Decorative Crosswalk Work Upcoming

The City of Greensboro would like to announce an improvement project planned for recoating and repair of decorative pedestrian crosswalks along Elm Street. These improvements will include Street Stamping and Restriping at all crossings along Elm Street from Washington Street to Summit Avenue as well as the intersection of Davie Street and Friendly Ave. Due to weather constraints, the project schedule is subject to change. However, when the project is underway, the areas under construction will require a total closure of Elm Street, Davie Street, Summit Avenue and Bellemeade Street with No Parking restrictions and towing enforcement, and various lane closures along Market Street and Friendly Avenue. All vehicles should be removed from the work area before 8 AM on the day of construction. Any vehicle left in the work area will be towed to the Elm/McGee lot. Weather permitting; the tentative project schedule is as follows:

The tentative project schedule is as follows:

April 27: Elm Street will be closed from Washington Street to Market Street.

May 11: Elm Street will be closed from Market Street to Friendly Avenue.

May 18: The east and west crossings along Market Street will be completed resulting in lane closures along Market Street. The east crossing along Friendly Avenue will be completed resulting in lane closures along Friendly Avenue. Davie Street will be closed from Market Street to Summit Avenue.

June 1: Elm Street will be closed from Friendly Avenue to Summit Avenue. Lane closures on Friendly Avenue at the west crossing.

June 8: Summit Avenue will be closed from Elm Street to Davie Street. Bellemeade Street will be closed from Elm Street to Greene Street.

June 15: Elm Street will be closed from Friendly Avenue to Summit Avenue and from Summit Avenue to Lindsay Street.

The end result of this pedestrian enhancement project will provide those traveling Downtown Greensboro with crossings that are highly visible to not only improve safety but the overall appearance of the Elm Street corridor as well. Please feel free to contact the City of Greensboro at 373-CITY should you have any questions or concerns.