A trailer preview for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" shows a shot of a car exploding on the Cleveland West Shoreway.
CLEVELAND - The first of the downtown road closures during the filming of "Captain America: The Winter Solider" starts Saturday.
Rockwell Ave will be closed from W. Mall Drive to East 9th Street May 18-26. Access via one lane to the parking garage between E. 6th and E. 9th will be provided. All other traffic will be detoured to Superior Avenue.
E. 6th Street will also be closed from St Clair Ave to Superior. Traffic will be detoured to E 9th St.
Many roads throughout the Cleveland area will be closed on Sunday, May 19 for the Cleveland Marathon. Expect extra congestion along the marathon route and many detours. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if not planning on heading to the marathon.
A full list of road closures provided by the 2013 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is posted here.
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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.