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Streetcar work closes portion of Elm Street Tuesday

The pavers will be placed back in Elm Street as part of track construction. The pavers will be placed back in Elm Street as part of track construction.
Elm Street will close between 12th and 14th streets Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Elm Street will close between 12th and 14th streets Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) -

City officials say trackwork for the Cincinnati Streetcar will temporarily close a portion of Elm Street next to Washington Park on Tuesday.

Elm Street will be closed from 12th to 14th streets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The street has already been reduced to one lane in the area.

All sidewalks and crosswalks will remain open.

Other progress this week includes:

  • Demolition and basement backfilling continued at the Maintenance and Operations Facility site (near Henry & Race streets).
  • Exploratory digging for utilities started on Race Street by the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
  • Traffic control conduit installation continued on Elm Street between 14th and 15th streets. Work started on Race Street near Findlay Street; and on Race Street near 12th Street.
  • Water main installation continued near the corner of Central Parkway and Walnut Street. Work began on Walnut Street just south of Central Parkway.
  • New sewer installation continued on Elm Street just south of Liberty Street.
  • Removal of existing pavement continued on Elm Street next to Washington Park. Work started one block north, on Elm Street between 14th and 15th streets.
  • Trackwork continued on Elm Street next to Washington Park.
  • Duke Energy conducted gas work on Race Street from Henry to Elder streets.
  • Duke also conducted electrical work on 12th Street from Vine to Elm streets.
  • Sewer work took place on Elm Street from 12th to 15th streets.
  • Cincinnati Bell did work on Walnut Street between 6th and 7th streets.

The streetcar is expected to start rolling through the streets in 2016.

Get progress updates on the project here.

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