The Banks: Temporary Road Closures

The Banks Public Partnership Announces Temporary Road Closures And Possible Traffic Delays Beginning July 8

Construction Progresses On Pete Rose Way, Third & Broadway, Race Street & Freedom Way; Traffic To Be Re-Routed Until Early August

Several road, lane and sidewalk closures will begin Monday morning, July 8, 2013, and continue until early August.

Closures and re-routing of pedestrians and vehicles in the construction area will allow crews to work on completing the Pete Rose Way pedestrian bridge and the "Dumbo Lot" at Third & Broadway; and remove the Race Street bridge deck south of Freedom Way.

Where

Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way will be closed to traffic from 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 until Friday, July 12 at 6 p.m.

Center lanes and the north sidewalk on Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way will be closed beginning 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 until early August; south sidewalk and one lane in each direction (at minimum) will remain open.

Sidewalks and one lane of traffic on the southwest corner of Third & Broadway (between Third and Pete Rose Way) will close at 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 for four weeks.

Race Street south of Freedom Way and parking Lot D (below) will incur removal and repair work, without major disruption of traffic. The south curb lane on Freedom Way may be closed on July 8 and July 9.

When

  • 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 until Friday, July 12: for Pete Rose Way closure between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way (closed to all traffic).
  • 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 until early August: for closure of center lanes and north sidewalk on Pete Rose Way between Broadway and Johnny Bench Way; south sidewalk and curb lanes will remain open.
  • 9 a.m. Monday, July 8 until early August: for work to remove bridge deck south of Freedom Way and repair of Lot D; no major traffic disruptions anticipated.

Why

Pete Rose Way complete closure for four days will allow delivery and staging of the bridge box girder for the Pete Rose Way Pedestrian Bridge (part of The Banks Project Bid Package #12-2).

Partial closure (curb lanes north and south on Pete Rose Way, and north sidewalk) will remain closed to allow assembly, attaching concrete form work for the bridge deck and lifting of the bridge.

Work at the southwest corner of Third & Broadway sidewalks and “Dumbo Lot” will close sidewalks on the south side and one lane of traffic.

Closing these areas at one time will keep traffic re-routing to 30-45 days and limit the inconvenience that would be caused by sequential closings.

About The Banks Partnership

A working partnership between the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, The Banks Public Partnership ensures timely, safe, efficient and inclusive management of the public infrastructure of The Banks project—a vibrant Cincinnati riverfront neighborhood where people live, work and play. http://www.thebankspublicpartnership.com.