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KINGSPORT – Due to the Racks by the Tracks festival on Saturday, May 14, Clinchfield St, from Center Street to Press Street, will close Friday, May 13 at 8:00 pm to prepare for the festival.‚  Both directions of traffic will be closed and will remain closed through the duration of the event Saturday evening.

In addition to the Clinchfield St closure, several road closures will occur this Saturday due to the festival and its activities.‚  Please refer to the attached chart of the Racks by the Tracks ‚¬SPF 10K & 5K road races staring at 9:00 am and 10:30 am, respectively.

Racks by the Tracks to cause road closures

On Saturday, May 14, the Farmers Market and Carousel will be closed.‚  The Farmers Market will resume its normal schedule on Wednesday, May 18, as will the Carousel on Sunday, May 15.

For more information regarding road closures, please contact Kristie Leonard at 423-224-2821 or‚  For more information regarding the Racks by the Tracks festival, please go to the website at