Traffic

Street Closures In Effect For Downtown Raleigh This Weekend

Posted January 13, 2005

— A number of events will affect traffic patterns in downtown Raleigh on Saturday. The closings will take place in three phases. Times given are approximate.

Phase I -- Inauguration Ceremonies (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) The following street blocks will be closed to vehicular traffic:

  • 00 block of East Jones St. between Salisbury St. and Wilmington St.
  • 100 block of East Edenton St. between Wilmington St. and Blount St.
  • 100 block of North Wilmington St. between Edenton St. and Jones St.
  • 200 block of North Blount St. between Lane St. and Jones St.
  • 100 block of East Lane St. between Wilmington St. and Blount St.
  • Inaugural Parade: Street and intersections will close and reopen as appropriate along the following route:

  • Parade forms at Wilmington St. and North St. and proceeds
  • South on Wilmington St. to Morgan St.
  • West on Morgan St. to Salisbury St.
  • North on Salisbury St. to Lane St.
  • The 100 block on E. Jones St. will be closed from 6 p.m. Friday until 2 p.m. Saturday.
  • Phase II -- Right to Life March (2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Streets and intersections will close and reopen as appropriate along the following route:

  • March forms in the 200 block of S. McDowell St. and will proceed:
  • South on McDowell St. to Martin St.
  • East on Martin St. to Salisbury St.
  • North on Salisbury St. to Morgan St.
  • East on Morgan St. to Wilmington St.
  • North on Wilmington St. to Jones St.
  • West on Jones St. to Salisbury St.
  • South on Salisbury St. to Edenton St.
  • West on Edenton St. to Sacred Heart Cathedral (200 block)
  • Phase III -- Inaugural Activates (5 p.m. to Midnight)

  • The 00 Block of Lenoir St. will be closed between Wilmington St. and Salisbury St.
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