LouisvilleKY bridge closes this Thursday for Thunder

Louisville, KY.  The Clark Memorial/2nd Street Bridge will close Thursday, April 11, in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville. We ask your help in communicating this information to the public in the coming days. The Louisville Metro Police Department will release their Thunder traffic plan on Tuesday, April 9.


  • Thursday, April 11th:  9:30 a.m. – CLOSED thru Sunday at 2 p.m.
  • Friday, April 12th: CLOSED ALL DAY
  • Saturday, April 13th: CLOSED ALL DAY
  • Sunday, April 14th: CLOSED Midnight to 2:00 p.m.

 Thunder Over Louisville


The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge will be closed from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12, for the air show practice window. On Thunder day (Saturday), it will also close at 10 a.m. until 12 Midnight. Access to the bridge will be restricted due to safety operations. Signage will be placed on the Big Four Bridge to help notify the public of the closures and restrictions.


Thunder Over Louisville – the Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies – is one of the more than 70 events produced by the Derby Festival in the spring. The 2019 Thunder Over Louisville themed “The Wonderful World of Thunder” is set for Saturday, April 13.  The show is sponsored by Horseshoe Southern Indiana, LG&E, Meijer, and UPS.