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Multiple events lead to Roanoke road closures over the weekend

ROANOKE, Va. — With the weather warming up and coronavirus restrictions scaling down, a number of events will be taking place in the Star City this weekend! However, that also means a number of Roanoke roads will be blocked off to accommodate the events.
The City of Roanoke says the following street closures will be in effect because of this weekend’s events:

  • “First and Third Fridays on Franklin” from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 21:
    • Franklin Road between Jefferson Street and Williamson Road
  • “Hustle for the Homeless” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 22:
    • 5th Street SW between Church Avenue and Marshall Avenue
    • Luck Avenue SW between 4th Street and 3rd Street
    • 3rd Street SW between Church Avenue and Campbell Avenue
    • 4th Street SW between Campbell Avenue and Salem Avenue
    • Jefferson Street between Shenandoah Avenue and Wells Avenue, and between Wells Avenue and Celtic Way (PVT)
    • Gilmer Avenue between Gainsboro Road and 2nd Street NE
    • Patton Avenue between Gainsboro Road and 2nd Street NE
  • “Summer on Second” from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 23:
    • 2nd Street SW between Luck Avenue and Church Avenue

Donald Wolfe

Donald’s writings have appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is the Virginian Tribune's Publisher.

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