CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland has banned parking on several streets as part of security preparations for Tuesday’s presidential debate.
The ban took effect Monday and will be in place until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The affected streets are near potential protest sites — areas around the Cleveland Clinic campus, in and around Case Western Reserve University and in the downtown.
The ban is in place on the following streets around the Cleveland Clinic, where the debate will be held, and in the adjacent University Circle area:
East 89th Street from Carnegie Avenue south to Cedar Avenue and then south of Cedar for about 350 feet.1/4 n
East 90th, East 93rd, East 95th, East 97th and East 100th streets from Cedar south about 350 feet.1/4 n
East 101st and East 103rd streets south from Cedar to Wain Court.1/4 n
Euclid Avenue from East Boulevard through the Case Western Reserve University campus to East 118th Street.1/4 n
Juniper Road from East Boulevard to East 115th Street.1/4 n
Wade Oval from East Boulevard to East 108th Street.1/4 n
Sterns Road from Euclid Avenue south to Cedar.1/4 n
Cedar Avenue from E. 89th Street to E. 105th Street 1/4 n
East Boulevard from Jeptha Drive to Euclid.1/4 n
Martin L. King Boulevard from Chester to Jeptha.1/4 n
Bellflower Road from East Boulevard to East 115th.1/4 n
Circle Drive between Adelbert and Cornell roads.1/4 n
Wade Park Avenue from Ansel Avenue to East 118th Street.1/4 n
Deering Avenue from Stokes to Sterns.1/4 n
East 101 Street from Chester to Ansel.1/4 n
Ansel from East 101st Street to Hough Avenue.1/4 n
A parking ban is in place for the greater downtown area, encompassing streets running south from Lakeside Avenue to Carnegie Avenue from East 18th Street west to the Cuyahoga River.
Police will issue tickets for cars parked in the banned areas. Cars may be towed.
Mayor Frank Jackson, at a news conference Monday, said the city will post instructions for appealing tickets for residents who were caught by surprise.
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