CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland announced a series of road closures that will go into effect beginning Friday ahead of the upcoming Presidential Debate on Sept. 29. at the Samson Pavilion, on the Clinic's Health Education Campus.
The following road closures and lane obstructions will begin Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8 a.m.:
- Road closure on E. 93rd Street between Chester Avenue and Euclid Avenue.
- Lane obstructions on Euclid Avenue from E. 100th St. to E. 93rd St. (north curb) and E. 100th Street in the southbound lanes.
Beginning Friday, Sept. 25 the following road closures will begin:
- Chester Avenue between E. 89th St. to E. 101st St.
- Carrie Ct. between E. 90th St. to E. 93rd St.
- E. 97th St. north to Logan Ct.
Starting Friday, Sept. 25 after evening rush hour at 6 p.m., the following road closures with limited access will be in effect:
- Euclid Ave. between E. 89th St. to E. 105th St.
- E. 90th St. between Chester Ave. and Euclid Ave.
- E. 102nd St., E. 100th St., E. 96th St. and E. 90th St. all north of Carnegie Ave.
Below are traffic closures and detours that are scheduled from 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 to Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. Prior to the closure, Cleveland Clinic Police will handle intermittent closures during the installation phase of security fencing and barriers:
- Signage will be posted for eastbound travelers on Chester Ave. and Euclid Ave. that only local access will be permitted on those streets between E. 55th St. and E. 89th St. The posted detour will route traffic to Carnegie Ave.
- Chester Ave. and Euclid Ave. eastbound will be closed at E. 89th St. where traffic must travel either north or south on E. 89th St.
- Traffic southbound on E. 90th St. from Hough Ave. will be local access only and the road will be closed approximately 100 feet north of Chester Ave.
- Traffic southbound on E.93 Street from Hough Ave. will be local access only and the road will be closed approximately 100 feet north of Chester Ave.
- Traffic southbound on E. 97 Street from Lamont will be local access only and the road will be closed after the intersection of Logan Ct. prior to reaching Chester Ave.
- Traffic westbound on Chester Ave. will encounter a local access only closure at E.105 and Chester Ave.
- Local access traffic westbound on Chester Ave. from E. 105 Street must travel either north or south on E.101 Street. Southbound traffic on E.101 Street is local access only to businesses and establishments in the area prior to reaching Euclid Ave., where the road will be closed to all traffic.
- E. 90 Street traveling northbound from Carnegie will be Clinic patient access only and will be closed approximately 100 feet south of Euclid Ave.
- Traveling northbound on E. 96th St. or E. 100th St. from Carnegie Ave. will be Clinic patient access only. Travel is permitted past E. Mall Drive and W. Mall Drive and the roads will both be closed approximately 50 feet north of W. Mall Drive.
- Northbound traffic on E. 102nd St. from Carnegie Ave. will be closed.
- Traveling westbound on Euclid Ave., the road will be closed at E. 105th Street.
- Driveway onto the Cleveland Clinic Campus from E. 105th Street located between Euclid and Carnegie will be closed.
- The detour for westbound traffic from E. 105th Street on both Euclid Ave. and Chester Ave. will be westbound on Carnegie Ave.
Here is the full map of road closures in Cleveland.
The City of Cleveland and the Division of Police are working with local, state and federal agencies to provide high-level security for the debate. Fencing will be utilized along with officers directing traffic. City officials said although many roads around the event will be closed completely, measures are being taken to allow patient access along specific routes.