'Captain America' filming & Cleveland Marathon: Expect extra traffic congestion this weekend

CLEVELAND - The first of the downtown road closures during the filming of "Captain America: The Winter Solider" starts Saturday.

Rockwell Ave will be closed from W. Mall Drive to East 9th Street May 18-26. Access via one lane to the parking garage between E. 6th and E. 9th will be provided. All other traffic will be detoured to Superior Avenue.

E. 6th Street will also be closed from St Clair Ave to Superior. Traffic will be detoured to E 9th St.

Many roads throughout the Cleveland area will be closed on Sunday, May 19 for the Cleveland Marathon. Expect extra congestion along the marathon route and many detours. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if not planning on heading to the marathon.

A full list of road closures provided by the 2013 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is posted here.

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