Street Closures and Event Information

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Traffic Alert - Upcoming Planned Road Closures

Events occur in downtown Lexington throughout the calendar year. Event organizers must apply for an event permit with the City and receive approval in order to effectuate an event. Many of these events, such as 5K runs, parades, and festivals require street closure. To apply for an event in Lexington, complete the online Event Application or contact the City Manager's Office at 540-462-3700 or jhostetter@lexingtonva.gov.

Upcoming Planned Road Closures in Lexington

Sunday 3/24/2024: Beginning at 9:25 a.m. the following route will have limited passage:
  • Start at Hopkin’s Green and head up East Nelson Street (stop at Lexington Presbyterian Church)
  • Continue on East Nelson Street
  • Right on South Randolph Street (stop at Randolph Street United Methodist Church)
  • Continue on South Randolph Street
  • Right on Preston Street (stop at Manly Memorial Baptist Church)
  • Continue on Preston Street
  • Right on South Main Street (stop at Niko's and again at Trinity United Methodist Church)
  • Continue on Main Street (stop at First Baptist Church)
  • Left on Henry Street to Jefferson Street
  • Left on Jefferson Street to Washington Street
  • Right on Washington Street to Lee Avenue (stop at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church)
  • Left on Lee Avenue to Nelson Street
  • Right on Nelson Street to St. Patrick Catholic Church
Saturday 3/30/2024: From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • West Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street
  • Nelson Street from West Washington Street to East Denny Circle
  • East Denny Circle from West Nelson Street to Woods Creek trail (entrance near the law school)
Saturday 4/6/2024: From 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Massie Street between Tucker Street and Fuller Street 
Thursday 4/25/2024: From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street between Lee House and Nelson Street
Friday 5/10/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street

Friday 5/11/2024: From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:

  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street
Friday 5/24/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following intersections will have limited passage:
  • Woods Creek crossing at Lime Kiln Road, McLaughlin Street and where the trail crosses to Waddell off of Jordan Street
Saturday 5/25/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street
Sunday 5/26/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street

Monday 5/27/2024: From 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:

  • Main Street between Washington and Nelson Streets
Wednesday 8/29/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street

Thursday 8/30/2024: From 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the following streets will be blocked or have limited passage:
  • Washington Street from Lee Avenue to Nelson Street