CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –
President Obama kicked off his two-day, non-stop “America Forward!” tour on Wednesday with grassroots events in Iowa, Colorado and Nevada.
On Thursday, President Obama continued the “America Forward” tour with grassroots events in Florida, Virginia and Ohio. The “America Forward!” tour crisscrossed the nation, reaching as many voters as possible.
The President will end the tour with a tarmac event at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland.
The special event at Burke Lakefront Airport between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the following roadways will be closed:
Rt. 2 eastbound at E. 9th Street.
Rt. 2 westbound at the I- 90, Rt. 2 split (Dead Man’s Curve).
I 90 eastbound at the entrance ramp to Rt. 2 westbound
W. 3rd Street entrance ramp to Rt. 2 eastbound
Local Access Only:
N. Marginal Road E. 9th Street to E. 55th Street between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. ( Local traffic must enter the North Marginal from E. 55th Street)
Rt. 2 eastbound traffic will be diverted to Superior and to E. 26 where motorist will have access to I 71, I 77 and back to Rt. 2 eastbound. Traffic Controllers and Police Officers will be on hand to direct motorists during the closures.
The below eastbound on-ramps to Rt. 2 will also be closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.:
- Lake Avenue
- Clifton Avenue
- West 45th Street
- West 28th Street
NOTE: Edgewater Park EB on-ramp will remain open to EB Rt. 2.
Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News
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