City of Cleveland Daily News Updates – #323

Friday, March 26, 2021

The City of Cleveland continues to take numerous precautions across multiple departments and divisions amid increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Below are some important updates. Mayor Frank G. Jackson signed an order on Feb. 24, 2021 extending the City’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency through March 31, 2021Click here to view the order. Essential services such as Police, Fire, EMS, waste collection and Utilities will remain operational. 

Statement from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Storm Damage

This morning due to the high winds, a canopy in an employee parking lot blew over. The extent of the damage to vehicles is unknown at this time. CPD is assisting with the damage reports.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Passenger Travel Data

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), like other airports worldwide, has had a dramatic drop in air service and travelers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns over health and safety, as well as quarantines, coupled with many businesses cancelling travel and leisure travelers staying home, have impacted flights.

We are currently averaging 9,199 passengers in the past seven days, compared with the 314 passengers we reported in April 2020. Click here to view regularly updated numbers on airport travel on the Hopkins website.

West 6th Street Brick Restoration Project Traffic Advisory

On Monday, April 5, 2021, weather permitting, the City will begin brick restoration on West 6th Street from Literary Road to University Road. A portion of the street will be closed and one lane of traffic will be maintained. A complete closure is not expected to occur. No on-street parking will be permitted for the duration of the project.

The project will remove the various concrete caps in the street and replace it with brick.  The work will take place during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The brick restoration project is expected to complete by April 30, 2021.

Should there be any questions, please contact the City of Cleveland’s Construction Inspector, Eric Faehner at 216-857-3028.

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.

Euclid Avenue Concrete Repair Project

During the week of April 5, 2021, weather permitting, the City will restart concrete repairs on Euclid Avenue from Public Square to East 30th Street. A portion of the street will be closed and one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction, starting in Phase 2. A complete closure will not to occur. No on-street parking will be permitted for the duration of the project in the affected areas and no parking signs will be posted. 

The work will be separated into three phases; the work zone will be on the inside lanes for both eastbound and westbound repairs and then the zone will switch to the curb lanes for casting repairs. The phases are as follows:

  • Phase 1 – Public Square to East 9th Street
  • Phase 2 – East 9th Street to East 18th Street
  • Phase 3 – East 18th Street to East 30th Street

The project includes repairing broken concrete pavement and adjusting sunken or damaged utility castings. The work will take place during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The concrete repair project is expected to complete by June 30, 2021.

Should there be any questions, please contact the City of Cleveland’s Construction Inspector, Eric Faehner at 216-857-3028.

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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