Duke to begin relocating underground facilities for streetcar

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Duke Energy will be working this weekend at the intersection of Fifth and Walnut Streets to relocate underground electric facilities. This work is being performed in conjunction with the Cincinnati Streetcar project.

West Fifth Street will be closed between Vine Street and Main Street. Walnut Street will be closed between E. Sixth Street and E. Fourth Street.

This closure will be put in place on July 12, 2013 at 6 p.m. and will remain in place until July 15, 2013 at 6 a.m.

Walnut Street access to the Fountain Square Garage will be maintained, as will emergency traffic.

A marked detour will direct motorists around the closure site. Metro bus service will be detoured around the area.

Duke's work will be performed generally between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m., with minimally disruptive work taking place during nighttime hours.

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