Avenue District Phase IV: E. 12th Street Rehabilitation - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Avenue District E. 12th Street Rehabilitation begins Wednesday

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Construction will begin Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 on the pedestrian crosswalk construction for Walnut Avenue adjacent to E.12th Street between Superior Avenue and Chester Avenue.

Local traffic access to Walnut Avenue from E. 9th Street will remain open but access to Walnut Avenue from E. 12th Street will be prohibited.

E. 12th Street southbound and northbound traffic will remain open and pedestrian traffic will remain open on both sides of E. 12th Street. Pedestrian crossing at Walnut Avenue will be limited due to crosswalk construction.

This traffic advisory will remain in place until mid-July 2010. Traffic barrels and signage will be posted. Expect additional notices as work progresses that will impact traffic flow.

*The Avenue District Project is a four phase project to promote redevelopment of the E. 12th and E. 13th Street corridors into a mixed use development. Phase I involved new streets between Rockwell Avenue and Superior Avenue adjacent to E. 13th Street. Phase II involved the reconstruction of E. 12th Street between Lakeside Avenue and St. Clair Avenue. Phase III involved the reconstruction of E. 12th Street between St. Clair Avenue and Superior Avenue and is scheduled for completion this spring.

*Phase IV will construct a new median island and new asphalt paving between Superior Avenue and Chester Avenue. The City of Cleveland is receiving funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to complete the final phase of the Avenue District.

*This phase of the project, Phase IV, is scheduled for completion by September 2010.

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