The #GVVBridge project site is a flurry of activity as work takes place in multiple areas around the job – including here in the Flats, where crews work to form the cap for “Pier 8.” Upcoming impacts are below:
Regional Interstate Impacts:
Overnight Thursday, April 23 crews will close the ramp from I-490 west to I-71 south and close the ramp from SR 176 north to I-90 west from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. I-490 motorists will be detoured to I-90 west to W 41st/W 44th Streets where they may reenter I-90 in the eastbound direction and continue on to I-71 south. SR 176 motorists should detour via I-490 east to Broadway Avenue to I-490 west to I-90 west. Also, a single lane will be closed on I-490 east under I-71. I-90 and the #GVVBridge will remain OPEN.
This weekend, crews will close I-90 east (inbound) between I-490 and I-77 over the #GVVBridge from 8 p.m. Friday night, April 24 to 6 a.m. Monday morning, April 27. Motorists from both I-71 and I-90 should Opt for the Alternate! and use I-490 east to I-77 north. On Monday morning, when the eastbound lanes of the bridge reopen I-90 motorists should be alert for shifted traffic.
UPDATED!! Starkweather Avenue will close at 6 a.m. Thursday thru 6 p.m. Friday, April 30-May 1 in order to demolish the old roadway carrying I-90 above. The road will be closed between West 14th Street and Scranton Avenue. Use Kenilworth Avenue as the detour. If demolition work has not been completed, Starkweather will close again on Monday, May 4.
NEW!! Abbey Avenue will close at 5 a.m. Thursday thru 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30-May 2. The road will be closed between the West 14th Street exit ramp and West 11th Street. Motorists will be detoured to Columbus Road to Willey/Kenilworth Avenues to West 14th Street.
Downtown Traffic Impacts:
On Saturday, April 25 East 9th Street will close between Carnegie and Orange Avenues from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Motorists will be detoured to Ontario Street.
Industrial Flats Impacts:
Commercial Road is closed between Carnegie Avenue and the East Ninth Street Extension thru about May 5. Emergency vehicle access is maintained. Detours are posted.