Streetcar construction moves into Business District, roads closed

Detour map from the City of Cincinnati.
Detour map from the City of Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - City officials are calling the recent construction phase to the Cincinnati Streetcar an 'important milestone,' as the track work is crossing into the city's Central Business District.

Eastbound Central Parkway between Vine and Walnut streets are currently closed. They'll remain shut down until Monday, June 9 at 7 a.m.

Drivers can detour south onto Race Street, or north onto Vine Street, then east on 12th and south on Walnut. Detour signs will be posted.

Local access to businesses along the route will be maintained.

The closures are part of installation to the streetcar's curved track. City representatives said crews are working around the clock to minimize the length of closure of the busy intersection.

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