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Downtown Weekend Street Closures April 1 to Aug 30, 2021

At the Mar 15, 2021 meeting, Council unanimously passed CA-9 (Resolution 21-0458) "Resolution to Approve Downtown Street Closures for Restaurant and Retail Use"


From Thursday April 1 through Monday August 30, 2021, weekend downtown street closures from 4 PM Thursday through 6 AM Monday will be permitted so that restaurants and retail businesses adjacent or near to the closed streets are able to use the street for seating and sales. The closures will happen at the the locations below:

  • Main Street from William to Washington

  • West Liberty Street from Ashley to Main

  • East Liberty Street from Main to Fourth and from Maynard to State

  • West Washington Street from Ashley to Main

  • State Street from Washington to William

  • Maynard Street on the east side or northbound portion only from Liberty to William

I posted about the downtown street closures approved in 2020 here:


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