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 12/12/18)

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.



Krispy Kreme Challenge
Feb. 2 | 8am - 10:45am

Hillsborough Street will be closed between Pullen Road and Chamberlain Street from 4am until noon. N. Person Street will be closed between Polk Street and E. Pace Street from 4am until 11am.

Roads will be closed from 8am until 10:45am to facilitate the following route:

  • Start on Hillsborough Street in front of NCSU Bell Tower heading east
  • Left onto N. Salisbury Street
  • Right onto E. Edenton Street
  • Left onto N. Person Street
  • Left onto Pace Street
  • Left onto N. Blount Street
  • Right onto E. Edenton Street
  • Right onto Hillsborough Street
  • Right on Glenwood Avenue
  • Left onto Willard Place
  • Right onto N. Boylan Avenue
  • Left onto W. Jones Street
  • Left onto St. Mary's Street
  • Right onto Hillsborough Street to finish in front of Bell Tower

NOTE: All cross streets one block in each direction will be detoured.


None known as of now



To receive the monthly Live It Up! Hillsborough Street e-newsletter, 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 subscribe to their enewsletter by visiting this page, entering your information, and selecting "Street Closures" from the menu.



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


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