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Downtown "Healthy Streets" Closures Every Weekend Through Aug 23 2020

At the June 1, 2020 meeting, Council passed DC-2 (Resolution 20-0779) "Resolution to Approve Downtown Street Closures for Restaurant and Retail Use During the Time of Mandated Physical Distancing"

https://a2gov.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4548513&GUID=DD182A75-FA00-4807-8A59-83D12F7F76CE


Beginning June 12, 2020, the following downtown streets will be closed every Friday at 2 PM until Sunday at 8 PM 

  • Main Street from William Street to Liberty Street.

  • Main Street from Liberty Street to Washington Street.

  • Washington Street​ from South Ashley to Main Street.

  • East Liberty Street from Thompson Street to South State Street. 

  • South State Street from East Washington Street to East William Street.

The following downtown streets will added to the list of weekend closures on Friday, June 19, 2020:

  • Church Street from South University to Willard Street.

  • Detroit Street from East Kingsley Avenue to North Fifth Avenue.​

  • Forest Street alley. ​

Additionally - Maynard Street from East Liberty Street to East William Street has been closed 7 days a week as part of these closures.


All street closures are scheduled to run through Sunday, Aug 23rd