SHARECOMMENTMORE

According to an Ohio Department of Transportation release, access changes are coming as ODOT prepares to open the westbound Innerbelt Bridge this fall.

On Monday, August 5, the ramp from I-490 west to I-77 north will be closed until completion of the second bridge. A detour will be posted using W 7th Street. This is the first of several changes that will occur over the next few months.

Additional work this weekend

Downtown/Gateway District Impacts:
• This weekend, Ontario Street will be closed between E 14th Street and Carnegie Avenue from 11 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, July 26-29. This work will also require the closure of the Ontario exit from I-90 east and the Ontario ramp to I-77 south.**

• Nightly Monday through Friday, July 29 through August 2, Ontario Street will be closed between E 14th Street and Carnegie Avenue from 7:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. each morning. This work will also require the closure of the Ontario exit from I-90 east and the Ontario ramp to I-77 south.**

• Monday through Friday, July 29 through August 2, there will be intermittent lane closures at the E 9th Street/Carnegie Avenue intersection.
** Work will be coordinated to minimize disruption to downtown events and roadways will remain open to allow large event crowds to enter and depart.

Tremont Impacts:
• Monday through Friday, July 29 through August 2, Starkweather Avenue will be closed under I-90. Use Fairfield or Kenilworth Avenues.