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Suggested detours for downtown Cleveland during Republican National Convention

Posted: 10:03 AM, Jul 08, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-08 10:03:12-04

The City of Cleveland is recommending these detour routes while traffic restrictions are in place during the Republican National Convention:

From the east side:
1. Travelling to the central business district from the east side via I-90 westbound and your destination is WEST of East 9th Street, you may:

  • Continue onto the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west and exit at West 3rd Street or West 28th Street. When exiting at West 28th Street, turn left then left onto Detroit Avenue to continue across the Detroit-Superior Bridge.

2. Traveling to the central business district from the east side via I-90 westbound and your destination is EAST of East 9th Street, you may:

  • Continue onto the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west and exit at East 9th Street.

You may also exit I-90 west at:

  • Superior Avenue
  • Chester Avenue
  • Prospect Avenue

From the west side:
1. Traveling to the central business district from the west side via I-90 eastbound and your destination is WEST of East 9th Street, you may exit at:

  • West 117th Street
  • West Boulevard
  • West 44th Street
  • West 25th Street

After exiting the highway, you may continue onto Clifton Boulevard or Detroit Avenue to arrive at your destination. Please note, Clifton Boulevard turns into the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east at Lake Avenue.

2. Traveling to the central business district from the west side via I-90 eastbound and your destination is EAST of East 9th Street, you may:

Continue on I-490 east to I-77 north and you can exit at:

  • East 30th Street
  • East 22nd Street
  • East 14th Street

Continue on I-490 east to I-77 north to I-90 east and you can exit at:

  • East 22nd Street
  • Chester Avenue, modified for westbound traffic.
  • Superior Avenue
  • Lakeside Avenue

Continue on I-490 east to I-77 north to I-90 east to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west and exit at East 9th Street.

From the south:
1. Traveling to the central business district from the south via I-71 northbound and your destination is WEST of East 9th Street, you may:

  • Exit at West 25th Street and proceed north to your destination.
  • Continue onto I-90 east, then enter onto the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west, then exit at West 3rd Street or West 28th Street. When exiting at West 28th Street, turn left then left onto Detroit Avenue to continue across the Detroit-Superior Bridge.
  • Exit onto I-490 east to I-77 north and continue on I-90 east. Exit onto the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west to West 3rd Street or West 28th Street. When exiting at West 28th Street, turn left then left onto Detroit Avenue to continue across the Detroit-Superior Bridge.

2. Travelling to the central business district from the south via I-71 northbound and you destination is EAST of East 9th Street, you may:

Continue on I-90 east and you can exit at:

  • Chester Avenue, modified for westbound traffic.
  • Superior Avenue
  • Lakeside Avenue

Continue on I-90 east to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west, then exit at East 9th Street.

Continue on I-490 east to I-77 north and you can exit at:

  • East 30th Street
  • East 22nd Street
  • East 14th Street

Continue on I-490 east to I-77 north to I-90 east and you can exit at:

  • East 22nd Street
  • Chester Avenue, modified for westbound traffic.
  • Superior Avenue
  • Lakeside Avenue

3. Traveling to the central business district from the south via I-77 northbound and your destination is WEST of East 9th Street, you may:

  • Exit onto I-90 east to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west and exit at West 3rd Street or West 28th Street. When exiting at West 28th Street, turn left then left onto Detroit Avenue to continue across the Detroit-Superior Bridge.
  • Exit onto I-490 west to I-90 west and exit at West 41st Street and turn right. Proceed east onto Lorain Avenue, north onto West 25th Street over the Detroit-Superior Bridge.

4. Traveling to the central business district from the south via I-77 northbound and your destination is EAST of East 9th Street, you may:

  • Exit at East 30th Street
  • Exit at East 22ndStreet/East 14th Street
  • Exit onto I-90 eastbound and exit at: East 22nd Street, Chester Avenue, modified for westbound traffic, Superior Avenue or Lakeside Avenue
  • Continue on I-90 east to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) westbound, then exit at East 9th Street.

The following are suggested detours for each direction leaving the central business district:

To the east side:
WEST of East 9th Street to Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east:

  • East 9th Street

EAST of East 9th Street to I-90 east:

  • Superior Avenue
  • Chester Avenue
  • Prospect Avenue

To the west side:
WEST of East 9th Street to Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west:

  • West 3rd Street
  • Lakeside Avenue
  • West 25th Street

WEST of East 9th Street to I-90 west:

  • Detroit-Superior Bridge to West 25th Street

EAST of East 9th Street to Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) west:

  • East 9th Street

EAST of East 9th Street to I-90 west:

  • East 9th Street to Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east to I-90 west.
  • Lakeside Avenue
  • Superior Avenue
  • Chester Avenue
  • Prospect Avenue

To the south:
WEST of East 9th Street to I-71 south:

  • Detroit-Superior Bridge to West 25th Street
  • West 3rd Street to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east to I-90 west to I-71 south.

WEST of East 9th Street to I-77 south:

  • West 3rd Street to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east to I-90 west to I-77 south.
  • EAST of East 9th Street to I-71 south:
  • East 9th Street to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway (State Route 2) east to I-90 west to I-71 south.
  • Lakeside Avenue, Superior Avenue, Chester Avenue or Prospect Avenue to I-90 westbound to I-71 south

EAST of East 9th Street to I-77 south:

  • Lakeside Avenue, Superior Avenue, Chester Avenue or Prospect Avenue to I-90 westbound to I-77 south
  • East 14th Street or East 22nd Street south to Orange Avenue