A trailer preview for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" shows a shot of a car exploding on the Cleveland West Shoreway.
CLEVELAND - Since 9:30 Wednesday morning, the production crew in downtown Cleveland for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" could be heard yelling "any second."
After three hours of tinkering and getting every technical detail just right, the huge movie crash scene unfolded in dramatic fashion in front of thousands of onlookers.
The movie-making process left many awed during a spectacular crash scene involving police cars and trucks during the filming of the Marvel film.
Click on the video player above to watch video of the crash shot by NewsChannel5 Chief Photographer Mike Harris. Harris' video is followed by video from Trenton Marshall from Bedford, who shot video of the Captain America crash scene from the second floor of the Key Bank building.
The crash scene happened at East 9th and Superior Avenue around lunchtime as many people gathered on nearby street corners or looked down from office buildlngs.
Starting Friday, a large stretch of the West Shoreway will be closed for filming.
There are 37,000 drivers who use the Shoreway daily.
All of that is happening while construction continues on the new innerbelt Bridge and resurfacing of I-90 on the west side.
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Cleveland charged the filmmakers of the new Captain America movie more than $200,000 for filming in the city streets.
In the Ambler Heights Historic District of Cleveland Heights across from Halle's Mansion sits Harcourt Manor.
Two major films being shot at the same time would not have been an easy feat for many other cities.
Movie crews have been in Cleveland for more than a month.
Cleveland City Councilman Matt Zone is calling for an assessment of Cleveland's permit pricing after NewsChannel5 reported that the "Captain America" crews paid $20 to shut down parts of the Detroit Shoreway for two weeks.
Documents show that the "Captain America: The Winter Soldier " movie paid $20 in permit fees to shut down the Detroit Shoreway between East 9th Street and Lake Avenue for two weeks.
Rich Keller had plenty of business tending to cars in his shop within sight of the west side of the Lorain Avenue bridge.
The gridlock in Cleveland during a Hollywood film shoot could be wrapping up.
The large explosions that have rocked downtown during the filming of the latest Captain America movies have been dramatic. But not as dramatic as the plot twist that Cleveland drivers had to deal with for the past two weeks.