The Greater Cleveland Film Commission is hosting a "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" premiere April 1 in Valley View.
CLEVELAND - The West Shoreway continues to be closed this week for the filming of Marvel's "Captain America: Winter Soldier."
Over the weekend, the star of Captain America, @ChrisEvans went to Twitter apologizing for the traffic chaos and thanking Cleveland for hosting the movie. Evans wrote "Sorry we're screwing up your traffic, Cleveland! You've been a very gracious host."
The West Shoreway closed Friday, May 31 and will remain closed through Friday, June 14.
During the closure, the West Shoreway will be closed in both directions from Lake Avenue to East 9th Street in order to accommodate the filming of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. During this time:
The West Shoreway will remain closed on all weeknights and weekends.
Edgewater Park and the marinas north of the Shoreway will be accessible via the West 49th Street on ramp to the West Shoreway, exiting at Edgewater Park. There may be intermittent delays and brief closures of these access points during filming. Traffic controllers on scene will assist with traffic flow.
Those who travel on the Shoreway from the east side of the CLE into downtown will still be able to utilize the East 9th Street exit ramp.
The City of Cleveland has taken extra steps to alleviate traffic congestion during rush hour while the West Shoreway is closed:
Starting Friday, May 31 through June 14, there will be no parking permitted on Detroit Ave between West Boulevard and West 25. The parking ban will be in effect Monday through Friday 6:00 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
To further help alleviate traffic on Detroit, traffic lights will be adjusted accordingly and traffic control officers will be stationed to expedite traffic flow.
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