Street Closures for the Downtown Area

Event:   Riverfront Farmers Market  
Event Organizer:  Riverfront Famers Market, Inc.
Event Description: Annual, open air, curbside, farmers market featuring local farmers, producers and artisans with music.  Open to the public.
Contact:
 R.T. Jones – City liaison
Dates: Saturdays, March 31 – Nov. 17, 2018 (excludes April 14th – Azalea Festival & Oct. 7 – Riverfest)
Location of Event
: Riverfront Park & N. Water St.  between Market St. & Princess St. (map in attached application)
Event Time:  8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Set Up Time:  6:30 am – 8:00 am
Break Down Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Street to be closed: N. Water St. between Market St. & Princess St.
Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan:  Volunteers/Event Organizers
Number of Barricades needed:  None – event organizers have their own barricades
Additional Information:

  • 15th year of the market
  • 1500/weekly attendance
  • The farmers’ market will be contained to the one block of Water St. between Market St. & Princess St. as to allow ingress/egress to Water St. businesses/USCG during River Place Project
  • Princess St. is open to Water St. w/ on street parking and the old Wachovia lot is open for public parking

Name of the event: 2018 Purple Heart Homes Run, Roll & Stroll for Veterans

Date of the event: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Event organizer (sponsor): Purple Heart Homes

Non-Profit Organization:  X No 

Day of Event Contact Person: David Grace

Phone 1: 910-274-1898    Phone 2:

Email address: david.grace1@ge.com

Event Description: 1M, 5K & 10K to raise funds for veterans along Veterans Day Parade route.

EVENT DETAILS

  • Setup Date: 11/10/2018           Start Time: 5:00am          End Time: 9:00am
  • Event Date: 11/10/2018           Start Time: 9:00am        End Time: 10:30am

Estimated Number of Participants: 350

Estimated Number of Spectators: 50      

Estimated Number of Volunteers: 20

Location of Parking: Downtown Wilmington - parking decks, on-street and surface lots

Road Closure: X Yes:

  • Front St. between Brunswick St. & Orange St.
  • Hanover St. between 2nd St. & Nutt St
  • Orange St. between S Front St. & 2nd St.
  • Eastbound Market St. between Water St. & Parking Deck ingress/egress
  • Westbound Market St. between Water St. & Front St.
  • Southbound lane of 2nd St. between Dock St. & Orange St.

Police Safety/Traffic Control: No

Portable Restrooms: X Yes - 2  port-o-lets to be located at the Veterans Memorial on N. Water St.


Event: 2018 Veterans Day Parade

Event Description: Veterans day parade with military, first responders, ROTC’s marching bands and veterans group units to honor our veterans and promote patriotism

Event Organizer: New Hanover County Veterans Council

Contact: Marc Biddison    

PH: 910-540-5000

Email: markbidd3@gmail.com

Event Details

Dates: Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • Event Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Set Up Time: 7:00am – 11:00am

Break Down Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Trash Removal/Clean Up Plan: City supported – Solid Waste & event organizers and volunteers will travel the parade route and clean any parade generated trash.  Spectators will use public receptacles.

Location of Event (see map in attached application):  Front St. between Brunswick St. & Orange St.

Street Closures (see map in attached application):

  • Front St. between Brunswick St. & Orange St.
  • Hanover St. between 2nd St. & Nutt St
  • Orange St. between S Front St. & 2nd St.
  • Eastbound Market St. between Water St. & Parking Deck ingress/egress
  • Westbound Market St. between Water St. & Front St.
  • Southbound lane of 2nd St. between Dock St. & Orange St.

Number of Barricades needed: 44

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 1 – N Front St. & Brunswick St.
  • 1 -  N 2nd St. & Hanover St.
  • 1 – Hanover St. & Nutt St.
  • 4 – Hanover St. & Front St.
  • 4 – Red Cross St. & N Front St.
  • 4 – Walnut St. & N Front St.
  • 4 – Grace St. & N Front St.
  • 2 – Chestnut St. & N Front St.
  • 4 – Princess St. & N Front St.
  • 1 -  Market St. & Water St.
  • 2 - Market St. & Front St.
  • 3 – Market St. & Median break of Market St. Parking Deck
  • 4 – Dock St. & S Front St.
  • 5 – Orange St. & S Front St.
  • 1 Orange St. & S 2nd St.
  • 1 – Dock & S 2nd St.
  • 1 – Orange St. & 3rd St.
  • 1 – Ann St. & S 2nd St.

44 Total Barricades Required

 

Additional Information:

  • 2nd Annual Event – well run in 2017
  • 65 entries w/ approx. 1000 participants
  • Staging in CFCC Parking Lot – parade proceeds southbound to Orange St., eastbound on Orange St., northbound on S 2nd St. past the USO /Community Arts Building and done with entries heading back to staging area or taking off
  • Bleachers for dignitaries located at Chestnut St. & Front St. & Market St. & Front St.
  • Crane truck with large American flag
  • Tents/tables with veteran resources on half block of Market St. between Water St. & Front St.
  • Parking meter notices will be placed on meters 48 hrs. in advance

Name of the event: 2018 Black Friday Dash

Date of the event: Friday, November 23, 2018

Event organizer (sponsor): Wilmington West Rotary Club

Non-Profit Organization:  X Yes  

Day of Event Contact Person: Kevin Kozak

Phone 1: 410-596-2661

Email address: kozak.fsb@gmail.com

Event Description: 5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run

EVENT DETAILS

  • Setup Date: 11/23/2018       Start Time: 10:00am       End Time: 11:00am
  • Event Date: 11/23/2018       Start Time: 11:00am       End Time: 1:30pm

Estimated Number of Participants: 350

Estimated Number of Spectators: 100    

Estimated Number of Volunteers: 15  

Location of Parking: Waterline Brewing Co.

Road/Lane Closure: X Yes – The following lane will be closed:  Southbound lane of S. Front St. between Church St. & Nun St.

Police Safety/Traffic Control  X Yes Contracting w/ WPD for 2 officers at the following location:  S Front St. & Nun  St. lane closure

Portable Restrooms: X No – using restrooms at Waterline Brewing


Name of the event: 1st Annual Wilmington Historic Half Marathon
Date
of the event: Sunday, December 2, 2018

Event organizer (sponsor): Coastal Race Productions

Contact Person: David Hutnik / JoJo Terragna

Phone 1: 910-363-7776  Phone 2: 910-713-3331

Email address: info@coastalraceproductions.com

Event Description: Half-marathon & 5K Race

EVENT DETAILS

  • Setup Date: 12/02/2018        Start Time: 3:00am         End Time: 7:00am
  • Event Date: 12/02/2018        Start Time: 7:00am         End Time: 10:30am

Estimated Number of Participants: 1500 

Estimated Number of Spectators: 1000

Estimated Number of Volunteers: 100   

Location of Parking: Public parking decks ,surface lots and on-street

Road Closure: X Yes – The following streets/lanes will be closed:

  • Both lanes of N Front St. between Red Cross St. & Brunswick St.
  • Northbound lane of S Front St. between N 3rd St. to Red Cross St.
  • Hanover St. between N 2nd St. & Nutt St.
  • Northbound lane of Front St. between Orange St. & Red Cross St.
  • Inside eastbound lane of Market St. between 2nd St. & 5th St. (no cross traffic allowed)
  • Inside westbound lane of Market St. between 6th St. & 3rd St. (no cross traffic allowed)
  • Both lanes of Market St. between 3rd St. & Front St.
  • Market St. at 2nd St. (with access to/from parking deck from S 2nd St.)
  • Outside turn lane and downtown exit ramp of Isabella Holmes Bridge
  • MLK exit ramp Isabella Holmes Bridge
  • Outside northbound lane of US Hwy 421 between Isabel Holmes Bridge and northbound off Ramp onto US Hwy. 421 off of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
  • Outside westbound lane of Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
  • Westbound On ramp to Cape Far Memorial Bridge/17/74/76
  • Northbound Front St. Off ramp from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
  • Northbound lane of S Front St. between Nun St. & Burnette Blvd.
  • Greenfield St. between S Front St. & S 5th St. / E Lake Shore Dr.
  • Southbound lane of S 5th St. / E Lake Shore Dr. & Willard St.
  • Outside northbound lane of S 3rd St. / Burnette Blvd. between Carolina Beach Rd. & Greenfield St.
  • Outside southbound lane of S 3rd St. between Wright St. & Greenfield St.
  • Westbound lane of Market St. between Water St. & mid-block Market St. (at Horse & Carriage stand)
  • N Water St. at Princess St.

Number and Location of Barricades:

  • Type 3 barricades (provided by Area Wide Protection contracted for traffic control):
  • 1 @ Burnett/S. 3rd St. / S. Front St.
  • 2 @ on/off ramps of CF Bridge
  • 1 @ N 3rd St. & N Front St.
  • 2 @ Market St. & 3rd St.
  • 2 @ N 3rd St. & Princess St.
  • 2 S 3rd St. & Dock St.
  • Type I barricades (requested from City):
        • 2 – N 2nd & N Front
        • 2 – Harnett & N Front St.
        • 1 - Brunswick & N 2nd
        • 2 – Brunswick & N Front
        • 1 - Brunswick St. & Nutt St.
        • 1 - Hanover St. & N 2nd
        • 4 – Hanover St. & S Front
        • 1 – Red Cross & N 2nd St.
        • 3 – Red Cross & N Front St.
        • 2 – Red Cross & N Water St.
        • 1 – Walnut & N 2nd
        • 2 – Walnut & N Front St.
        • 1 -  Grace & N 2nd
        • 2 - Grace St. & N Front St.
        • 1 - Chestnut St. & N Front
        • 2 - Chestnut St. & N Front
        • 2 - Princess St. & N 2nd St. (TCP shows one – one addl. needed for closure of southbound 2nd St. between Princess St. Market St.)
        • 2  - Market St. & N 2nd St.
        • 2 – Princess & N Front
        • 3 – Market St. & Front St.
        • 2 – Market St. & Water St.
        • 1 – Church Alley & S Front St. – parking lot with ingress/egress onto S Front St.)
        • 1 – Dock St. & S Water St.
        • 5 – Dock St. & S 2nd
        • 1 – Dock St. & S 3rd St.
        • 1 – Ann St. & S Front St.
        • 1 - Nun & S 2nd St.
        • 2 - Nun & S Front
        • 2 – Nun St. & Water St.
        • 5 - S 2nd St. & Market St.  (1 for closure of northbound N 2nd St. at Market St. & 4 for parking lot with ingress/egress onto S 2nd St. between Market St. & Dock St.)
        • 1 – Church & S 2nd St.
        • 2 – Church & S Front St.
        • 2 – Castle St. & S Front
        • 2 – Dawson & S Front St.
        • 1 - Wright & S 2nd St.
        • 2 – Wright & S Front
        • 1 - Meares & S 2nd
        • 2 – Meares & S Front St.
        • 1 – Marstellar St. & S 2nd St.
        • 2 – Marstellar St. & S Front
        • 1 – River Rock Way & S Front St. (ingress/egress to S Front Apartments)
        • 1 – Greenfield & S Front
        • 3 – Greenfield St. & S2nd St.
        • 3 – S Front & Greenfield (in place of Type 3)
        • 2 – Simon St. & Greenfield St.
        • 4 – S 4th St. & Greenfield
        • 2 - Hooper & Greenfield
        • 3 -  Greenfield St. & S 5th St.
        • 2 - Park St. & Willard St.
        • 4 – Willard St. & S 5th St./E Lake Shore
        • 2 - S 4th St. & E Lake Shore  (exit of park onto E Lake Shore)

101 Total Barricades Needed

 

Police Safety/Traffic Control  X Yes - Contracting for 17 officers/deputies for traffic control/safety at key intersections at the following locations (locations also noted on TCP):

  • Market/5th
  • Market/4th
  • Market/3rd
  • Market/2nd
  • Front/Orange
  • MLK Exit
  • Front/Cowan
  • Davis/3rd/Front
  • 421/Isabel Holmes
  • Battleship Entrance (USS North Carolina Rd.)
  • Burnett/Front
  • Willard/Burnett (Could be considered 3rd St.)
  • 5th/Greenfield
  • 2 Officers: 3rd/Greenfield
  • Front/Nun
  • Front/Castle

Portable Restrooms: X Yes – Located at the Start line area by CFCC Lot # 2 and at Finish line at The Shell/Pier 33/Port City Marina


Event: Polar Express Days

Event Description: Annual Holiday event with “Polar Express” train rides, Santa visit, holiday arts & crafts, cocoa and letters to Santa

Event Organizer: The Children’s Museum of Wilmington

Contact: Aleigh Brilhante

Phone: 910-254-3534 est. 107

Email: abrilhante@playwilmington.org

Event Details

Dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018

           Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rain Date: N/A

Event Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Set Up Time: 8:00am – 9:00am  

Break Down Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location of Event: Children’s Museum of Wilmington - 116 Orange St. and Orange St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St. 

Street Closures: Orange St. between S Front St. & S 2nd St.

Number of Barricades needed: 2

Location of barricades to be dropped off: 

  • 1 - Orange St. & S. Front St.
  • 1 - Orange St. & s 2nd St.

Additional Info:

  • Annual event – back to back Saturdays
  • Adding second day for 2018
  • Train in street
  • Event organizer responsible for clean-up, trash collection/removal and signing no parking meters