road-closed-sign1See below City of Kennesaw road and parking lot closure or paving notices and other traffic alerts.

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Cherokee Street Lane Closures: 

Beginning Friday, February 21, 2020, expect delays in both directions on Cherokee Street betwen Jiles Road & Shiloh Road from 9 AM to 4 PM daily. Cobb DOT will have one lane in each direction closed to allow for storm drain installation. Steel plates will be installed at the end of each day’s operation.

City Hall Parking Lot Partial Closure:

Beginning Monday, February 10, 2020, a portion of the City Hall Parking Lot will be closed. For information on public parking downtown, please visit the City website or download our app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Additional handicap parking for City Hall is available across the street behind Revival on Main. We will update when the parking lot is fully reopened. We apologize for any inconvenience during this time and appreciate your patience!

Road Closures for Big Shanty Festival: 

Beginning Friday, April 17 at 6:00 PM until Sunday, April 19 at 8:00 PM: JO Stephenson Avenue from Main Street to Dallas Street and Cherokee Street from Main Street to Shirley Drive/Big Shanty Drive; Watts Drive from Dallas Street to Main Street; Lewis Street from Dallas Street to Main Street

Beginning Saturday, April 18 at 6:00 AM until Sunday April 19 at 8:00 PM; Main Street from Summer Street to Moon Station Road

Main St. will be closed from Park Dr. to Watts Dr. 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

The following roads will be closed at Main St. 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Park Dr., Lewis St., Dallas St., Whitfield Pl., Moon Station Rd., J.O. Stephenson Ave. Watts Dr.

Watts Dr. will be closed just west of the new parking lot entrance at 9:00 AM for approx. 30 mins. Dallas St. will be closed at Watts Dr. for approx. the same 30 mins.

Road Closures for the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series: 

Kennesaw Grand Prix race series: Swift-Cantrell Classic, May 9; Hero Run, June 6; Sports Fanatic, July 11; Dream Dash, August 15; Great Locomotive Chase, September 19; and Garden Gallop, October 31. All race times between 6:00 am – 10:00 am from Watts Drive to intersection of Main Street with Cherokee Street; from 6:00 AM – 9:30 AM starting at the intersection of Main Street extending north to Swift-Cantrell Park entrance; Lewis Street at Main Street; JO Stephenson Ave from Main Street to Little General Cloggers Lane; Moon Station Road at Main Street; Dallas Street from Lewis Street to Main Street; Park Street at Main Street. City Manager’s Office recommends approval of road closures for the 2020 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series.

Road Closures for Taste of Kennesaw: 

Beginning Friday, November 6, 2020 at 11 :00 p.m. until November 7, 2020 at 12:00 a.m./Midnight; Cherokee Street from Main Street to Shirley Drive/Big Shanty Drive. Main Street from Summer St. to Lewis St.; JO Stephenson Ave from entrance to Eaton Chiro to Main St; Lewis St. from Little General Cloggers Lane to Main St.


Please see Cobb County DOT for information about closures and restrictions.