Temporary Road Closures and Construction Updates

The Flying Pig Marathon

This weekend, Cincinnati will welcome visitors from all over participating in the Flying Pig Marathon. Traffic and temporary road closures around the Freedom Center will take  Saturday, May 3, between 7 a.m. and 3p.m. Parking prices will not increase and parking passes will be accepted. Traffic to the garage will be limited to a few entrances.

Please carefully consider and review the street closings listed below:

 

  • Second Street- All of Second Street will be closed
  • Central Avenue- closed between Third Street and W Pete Rose Way
  • Mehring Way- closed between Central Avenue and E Pete Rose
  • Elm Street- closed between Third St and Freedom Way
  • Race Street- closed south of Third Street
  • Vine Street/ Rosa Parks Blvd- closed between Third St and Freedom Way
  • Walnut Street- closed between Third St and Freedom Way
  • Main Street/ Joe Nuxhall Way- closed south of Third Street
  • Broadway- closed south of Fourth Street (Southbound allowed between Fourth and Third)
  • Third Street- reduced to one lane westbound between Broadway and Clay Wade Bailey Bridge
  • Third Street- eastbound closed between Clay WadeBailey Bridge and Central Avenue
  • Third Street- closed between Eggleston Avenue and Pike Street (local resident access maintained)
  • Third Street ramp from southbound I-71- Closed
  • Third Street ramp from westbound Columbia Pkwy- Closed
  • Fourth Street- closed between Broadway and Pike Street(Single lane maintained for resident access)
  • Pike Street-closed between Third Street and Fourth Street (local access maintained)

 

Parking Directions

75 SOUTH

75 south to Freeman ave, Freeman turns into Mehring Way. Take Mehring to Central and then right onto Pete Rose way

71-75 NORTH

Go north to Ezzard Charles exit. Make a left onto Western Ave, a left onto Gest, then Right onto Freeman, Freeman turns into Mehring Way. Take Mehring to Central and then right onto Pete Rose way

71 SOUTH

Follow 71 South and proceed to 71-75 north, or take 562 (Norwood lateral) west to 75 south then follow the above directions.