Downtown Information and Safety Alerts: October 2-8, 2021

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Road and Lane Closures

Acosta Bridge
Daytime alternating lane closures Monday through Saturday and October 11 and 12 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for bridge maintenance.

Beaver Street at I-95
Nighttime ramp closure to southbound I-95 Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for overpass construction. Follow detour.

Main Street at Independent Drive
Daytime northbound lane closures Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for routine bridge maintenance.

Main Street at Newnan Street
Continuous ramp closure through Monday at midnight for permitted event. Law enforcement will assist with traffic management.

I-95 from Emerson Street to Adams Street and I-10 westbound
Nighttime road closure Monday and Tuesday from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. and October 2 from 10 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. for bridge construction. Follow detour.

I-95 from Forest Street to Park Street
Nighttime northbound lane closures Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. and nighttime southbound lane closures Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for bridge construction.

I-95 at I-10 
Nighttime southbound ramp closure Friday and October 9 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for overpass construction. Follow detour.

I-95 from Park Street to Stockton Street
Nighttime northbound ramp closures Wednesday through Sunday from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for overpass construction. Follow detour.

I-95 from Union Street to Stockton Street 
Nighttime northbound ramp closures Friday and Saturday from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for overpass construction. Follow detour.

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Jacksonville Jazz Fest Closures

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is occurring this weekend, Oct. 1-3, with a new location along the St. John’s River south of Bay Street.

The festival will feature two stages of free live entertainment: the Swingin’ Stage at Riverfront Plaza, and the Groovin’ Stage at Ford on Bay, with activations stretched along Independent Drive from Hogan Street to Liberty Street.

Expect heavy traffic in the area due to this event, alongside the opening weekend of Hamilton at the Times-Union Center and events at Daily’s Place, the Prime Osborn Convention Center, VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena and the Florida Theatre.

View Road Closure Notice From the City of Jacksonville

Event Footprint

Jazz Fest After Dark 
Heading Downtown for Jazz Fest? Stick around after the event for Jazz Fest After Dark! Various Downtown bars and venues are hosting local musicians and serving up delicious drinks every night, September 30-October 3. View the schedule.

First Wednesday Art Walk

First Wednesday Art Walk returns to Downtown Jacksonville on Wednesday, October 6th. Visitors are invited to bring family, friends and coworkers for a self-guided tour of Downtown’s Northbank core on the first Wednesday of every month. Explore three major hubs: James Weldon Johnson ParkThe Jessie (duPont Center) and Vagabond Flea at the Vystar Breezeway, and all the businesses and public art between. Art Walk runs 5-9 p.m., rain or shine.
Road Closures from 3-10 p.m.
Laura Street from Monroe to Duval Streets
Monroe Street from Laura to Hogan Streets
Duval Street from Hogan to Laura Streets

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