Street Closures

We do our best to notify the residents, merchants and property owners in the Hillsborough Street district of upcoming street closures.

The City of Raleigh offers several resources for staying current on street closings and events. Including:


(updated 10/19/17)

Below is the most up-to-date list of street closures related to Hillsborough Street and the surrounding area that we have available. If you have a closure you would like added to this list please submit via this form. Questions or concerns regarding these street closings should be directed to the City of Raleigh Special Events Office.

Download the free Hillsborough Street smartphone app for up to the minute updates.



WHAT: N.C. State University Red and White Week Homecoming Parade

DATE: Friday, November 3

TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

IMPACTS: Hillsborough Street, between Pullen Road and Dan Allen Drive, will be closed starting at 6:00 p.m. and will reopen no later than 7:30 p.m. for the annual Homecoming Parade. View parade details at


WHAT: City of Oaks Full and Half Marathons, and Old Reliable 10K Run

DATE: Sunday, November 5

TIME: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

IMPACTS: Multiple streets will be impacted by the annual races, including Hillsborough Street, Glenwood Avenue, Dixie Trail, Brooks Avenue, Clark Avenue, Gorman Street and others. View the full race map on



Phase II Street Revitalization
 City Council approved this streetscape enhancement on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Updates to the street will improve vehicular and pedestrian safety, add bike lanes and improved transit shelters.

Follow progress on the Hillsborough Street Revitalization Facebook page and visit the project website for regular updates. Make sure to download the Hillsborough Street app for up-to-the-minute construction updates. Get traffic frequent updates when you subscribe to the Phase II enewsletter.

Click Here to send questions, comments or concerns to City of Raleigh staff regarding Phase II.



To receive the monthly Live It Up! Hillsborough Street enewsletter, which includes upcoming street closures, events and available real estate, please complete this simple form.

The City of Raleigh Special Events Office also puts out a weekly email that includes road closure updates for that particular week. Sign up by clicking here.

For weekly updates about Downtown Raleigh special events and street closures, please contact Carla Laird at Include the subject line “Weekly Street Closure Notifications” to be added to the mailing list.


If you are planning an event in the City of Raleigh and would like to request a street closure, please contact the Special Events Office at the information below. We also recommend you download the Event Planning Guide.

City of Raleigh, Special Events Office


Live It Up! Hillsborough Street sends a monthly enewsletter containing information on various activities in the district. Sign Up: