City of Cleveland Announces Traffic Pattern Changes for July 4th Weekend Celebrations

Friday, June 30, 2017

CLEVELAND –The City of Cleveland announces several traffic pattern changes ahead of the Independence Day weekend celebrations: 

Road Closures in effect on June 30:  

  • Eastbound traffic lanes of St. Clair Avenue will close Friday at 8 p.m. and reopen around 11:30 p.m.
  • Westbound lanes on St. Clair Avenue between E. 6th and Ontario Streets will remain closed until 6 a.m. Saturday, July 1
  • For those who routinely travel westbound toward Detroit Avenue from a starting point east of E.9th Street, the City recommends traveling southbound to Carnegie Avenue and then westbound across the Lorain/Carnegie Bridge to the Westside.
  • For those who routinely travel E. 9th Street to reach I-71 southbound to I-90 westbound, the City recommends traveling eastbound to E. 14 and Carnegie following I-77 southbound to I-490 westbound to I-71 southbound and I-90 westbound.

Road Closures in effect on July 4: 

  • Route 2 both directions will be closed from Dead Man’s Curve to Lake Rd at 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. or as needed depending on crowd size. 

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