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The annual, weekend-long beer festival Bockfest, in Over-the-Rhine, is back Friday, Feb. 28, kicking things off with a parade, followed by festivities that include a 5K run. All activities require some road closures throughout the weekend.

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The 2020 Cincinnati Women's March will take place downtown on Saturday, Jan. 18 and will cause some road closures. 

After several long months of construction, the I-670 innerbelt on Columbus’ east side is now open, with a first of its kind "Smart Lane".

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If you're traveling to or near Downtown this weekend, take note: Oktoberfest and the Hudy 14K will close some streets. Here's what you need to know: 

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The Brent Spence Bridge isn't the only piece of local infrastructure that's carrying more than it was built to handle. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the I-75/275 interchange is carrying more than twice the level of traffic it was designed for.

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Cincinnati officials are ready to move forward with traffic signal priority (TSP) for the streetcar system at four intersections in the Central Business District and Over-the-Rhine.

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Riverside Drive, east of Downtown Cincinnati, will be completely shut down starting Monday for five weeks while construction crews work on a storm sewer project.  

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The Super Hero 5K, Redlegs Run, Pendleton Spring Fling and 3 Fest all take place this week and require road closures downtown. Here's what will be affected: 

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The Super Hero 5K happens Friday evening at 7 p.m., causing the following streets to close at 6:30 p.m: 

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Downtown is hosting several events this Memorial Day Weekend, and as such various streets and Metro routes are affected. 

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The Over-the-Rhine 5K on Saturday, May 18, and the Kidney Walk on Sunday, May 19 will disrupt some access to streets Downtown this weekend. Here is what's affected: 

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The Cincinnati Food Truck Association kicks off its 2019 food truck season with "Spring Swing," a food truck festival on Wednesday, May 15 from 4-10 p.m. As such, a few streets downtown will be affected. 

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The tight squeeze necessary to merge on to interstates 71 or 75 from 4th Street in Covington is expected to improve with a significant change to access the highway.

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The weekend-long Asian Food Fest and the Girls on the Run 5K on Saturday will impact some streets near The Banks. Here is what's affected when: 

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Updated: Thursday, 11:03 a.m.

The 21st annual Flying Pig Marathon is Sunday, May 5, and it has many streets around Greater Cincinnati closed, some as early as Thursday. The city advises drivers to plan ahead and avoid streets along the race route. Here's what you need to know: 

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Cincinnati Transportation and Engineering officials are moving forward with plans for stopping landslides along parts of Columbia Parkway. Council last week approved $17 million for that work and Director Joe Vogel updated a committee Tuesday on the process.

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Cincinnati Reds and the 100th anniversary of the Findlay Market Opening Day parade, making both events particularly special for Cincinnati's unofficial holiday this March 28.

Whether or not you plan to attend, knowing what roads will be closed due to the parade and where parking will be restricted for the game will ensure your day is a home run. 

It’s been a few years, but state lawmakers are trying again to put rules on local traffic cameras, which they’ve said communities are using to generate revenue rather than improve safety. The new regulations are part of the same budget that would raise the state’s gas tax.

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The Bockfest parade and 5K take place this weekend, and as a result, many Downtown streets will be closed starting Friday, March 1. 

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The Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K and 10K take place Saturday at 9 a.m. and as a result, expect some streets near the Ohio River to be closed. 

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Jay Hanselman is WVXU's city hall reporter. He—probably much like you—often wondered why it takes so long to re-open an interstate or major roadway following a serious traffic accident. So he decided to find out. Here is what he uncovered. 

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