Traffic Alert: Racks by the Tracks road closures

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Several road closures have been announced ahead of the 15th annual Racks by the Tracks Festival on Saturday.

Beginning Friday at 3 p.m., Clinchfield Street from West Center Street to Press Street will close. All lanes will be closed to traffic and remain closed for the duration of the festival.

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<em>Courtesy of the City of Kingsport</em>
Courtesy of the City of Kingsport

The following roads will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday due to the 10k and 5k race:

  • Clinchfield Street

  • Arch Street

  • Press Street

  • Roller Street

  • West Sullivan Street

  • Sequoya Street

  • Cherokee Village

  • Lovedale Drive

Road closures for the race will be lifted at the end of the final race.

The Kingsport Farmers Market will be closed and regular market hours will resume on May 23.

The City of Kingsport asks motorists to use caution in festival areas and to expect delays.

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