Susan G. Komen Road Race – Road Closures

Susan G. Komen East TN will hold its 13th Annual Tri-Cities Race for the Cure® Saturday, April 21. Festivities begin at the Kingsport Higher Education building parking lot at 7:30 a.m.

The area of West Market Street, from Clinchfield Street to Clay Street, will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All other streets in the surrounding area will be accessible until the race starts. At that time, traffic guards will manage the movement of traffic. Motorists should expect delays for up to 1.5 hours.

The 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude by 9:30 a.m.  The roads effected are the following:

  • Main Street
  • East Sullivan Street
  • Market Street

Race route:

The race will start on Market Street in front of the Kingsport Higher Education building and will proceed to West Sullivan Street; turn right onto West Sullivan Street; turn right onto Market Street and return to the Kingsport Higher Education building. The race will be 2 laps of this course.

Please see the route map for more details.

Water Outage Notification: Painter Road (between State Route 81 & Tadlock Road)

City crews will be completing work on a new waterline connection at the intersection of Painter Road and Good Road on Wednesday, April 18 between the hours of 8:30 am and 2:00 pm. During this time, customers along the following streets will experience a temporary disruption in their water service:  Painter Road between State Route 81 and Tadlock Road, and Rosecliff Drive.

During times of water service disruption, we recommend that customers make any necessary precautions to protect their water system (such as turning off their water heater).  If you have any questions, please call (423) 229-9454.

Temporary Lane Closure: Lynn Garden Drive

Due to the next phase of the Reedy Creek sewer project, Lynn Garden Drive will have a temporary lane closure starting on Monday, January 15th for sewer construction. The lane closure will be between West Sullivan Street and West Center Street and will last approximately two weeks.

Businesses in the vicinity will remain open and maintain access throughout this period.

Motorists are asked to plan ahead and seek alternate routes during this time. Signs and warning boards will mark the lane closure. Please see the attached map for more details.

If you have any questions, please contact Chad Austin with the City of Kingsport Water Services Division at 423-224-2509 or

We appreciate your patience during this improvement process.

Lynn Garden Closure

Pendragon Sidewalk and Water Improvements Project

The City of Kingsport will be installing sidewalk along Pendragon Road and replacing waterlines in the Pendragon area.

Customers along Pendragon Road, High Ridge Road, Berkeley Road, Manderley Road, Heatherly Road, Charsley Road, Pleasley Road, Lakewood Road, Brandonwood Road, Cloverdale Street, Havendale Road, Silverdale Road, and Sunningdale Road will have their existing 2”, 4”, 6” and 8” W/L replaced with new 2”, 4”, 6” or 8” W/L as part of the City’s program to modernize our system.

To view the letter that residents received, please click here.

For more details about the water line construction, please click here.

For more information, check out an article from the Times News here.