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Driving tips and road closures for Cincinnati Music Festival

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Usher and Mary J Blige will headline this year's Cincinnati Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium. (Photo: Flickr/ U.S. Army and musicisentropy) Usher and Mary J Blige will headline this year's Cincinnati Music Festival at Paul Brown Stadium. (Photo: Flickr/ U.S. Army and musicisentropy)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

People attending this year's Cincinnati Music Festival in downtown Cincinnati could experience some traffic delays due to street closures and the Brent Spence Bridge construction.

Cincinnati Police are reminding fans to plan for large crowds in the area and increased interstate traffic congestion. 

Click here to learn more about the Brent Spence Bridge construction. Tips on how to avoid the traffic mess

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Also taking place during the Cincinnati Music Festival are Festival 513 and Cincy Soul.

Festival 513 is located right beside Paul Brown Stadium but in order to accommodate this event, the following streets will close on Thursday, July 27 at 10 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, July 30 at 7 p.m.:

  • Freedom Way- closed between Elm Street and Rosa Parks Street
  • Race Street- closed south of Second Street (Access will be maintained to the Radius parking garage)

Cincy Soul is a culinary food festival located on Fifth Street at Fountain Square. In order to hold this event, the following street will close on Saturday, July 29 at 6 a.m. and remain closed until Sunday, July 30 at midnight:

  • Fifth Street- closed between Vine Street and Walnut Street

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