W. 73rd Street Improvements Traffic Update

Friday, July 7, 2017

Work Begins Monday, July 17, 2017
Detroit Avenue to Father Frascati Drive

Expect additional traffic notices as improvements continue

CLEVELAND – On July 17, as a part of the City’s ongoing road improvement program, work will commence on its W. 73rd Street Project.  A detour route will be implemented for the northbound traffic on W. 73rd Street beginning on the same date.  

  • Northbound W. 73rd Street thru traffic at Detroit Avenue will be detoured    westbound to Lake Avenue, northbound to S.R. 2 (Shoreway), eastbound to W.73rd St. 
  • Local Battery Park traffic at Detroit Avenue will be detoured to W.74th Street northbound and at Lake Avenue will be detoured to West 76th Street northbound.  

This detour is expected to be in place until mid-December 2017.

The W. 73rd Street project extends along a 0.26 mile section of W. 73rd Street from Detroit Avenue to Father Frascati Drive.  The improvements include pavement, curbs, and sidewalks, stamped concrete crosswalks, installation of Americans with Disabilities Act compliant ramps, electrical and communication ductbanks, and new pavement markings. The construction cost is $1.76 million and is scheduled for completion in June, 2018.

Should there be any questions, please contact the City of Cleveland Chief Inspector, Traci Hartnett-Mercado at 216-244-5636.

Editor’s Note: Road construction invariably presents hazards to the public. All travelers are urged to use caution in construction zones. Public safety and the safety of workers is a top priority. 

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