DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Anyone who has tried to get into, or out of, downtown around the rush hours in the past two weeks has noticed the backups are worse than normal and it can all be blamed on one project. On April 16 the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) began work on the “SR 2/Main […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 90 in Cleveland Thursday afternoon, according to officials. The accident happened on I-90 east between East 72nd Street and Martin Luther King Drive, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Two lanes of I-90 east are closed. Traffic is stop and go from […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Police have arrested one man suspected in a road rage shooting incident that left a 4-year-old in serious condition. Police announced attempted murder warrants for Jonathan Smith and Leon Edwards, who were allegedly in the vehicle from which shots were fired at another car Monday. Police announced Smith’s arrest Wednesday afternoon. Edwards […]

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — Drivers on the Shoreway should get ready for some traffic headaches over the next week. Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday through 4 p.m. July 3, crews will restrict state Route 2 westbound to one lane between the Main Avenue Bridge and Lake Avenue to perform pavement work, according to the Ohio Department […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — In just one week, a portion of the Shoreway will be closed in both directions as crews replace a bridge as part of the Cleveland Lakefront West project. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Shoreway will be closed in both directions at Lake Avenue starting Aug. 8. The mainline will also […]

  CLEVELAND — Protesters in downtown Cleveland blocked off Public Square for more than an hour and are now making their way onto the Shoreway, stopping traffic. At one point protesters lay in the street in Public Square before making their way north on Ontario Street, East on Lakeside Avenue and north on East Ninth […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Protesters filled Public Square in response to the recent killing of 12-year-old Cleveland boy Tamir Rice and the lack of an indictment in Ferguson, MO. They then began to move eastbound on the westbound shoreway, blocking traffic between West 3rd and East 9th Streets. They are chanting “Hands up, don’t […]

  CLEVELAND – (Check your commute here on our traffic incident page) 4:39 p.m. – Ohio State Highway Patrol advising the the Ohio Turnpike is CLOSED in all directions from the Fremont exit to Milan exit. 4:30 p.m. I-90 westbound at MLK Boulevard is CLOSED due to a multi-car accident. 4:25 p.m. From Ohio State Patrol: […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Commuters coming into downtown Cleveland from the west side should have a much smoother drive into work Monday now that the Shoreway has reopened. The highway reopened just after midnight Saturday. Closing the highway created a traffic nightmare for 2 weeks while crews filmed scenes for Captain America 2: Winter Soldier. […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland and Cuyahoga County leaders announced a new downtown redevelopment plan Wednesday that they say includes no tax increases to offset the $360 million cost. “We are fulfilling this dream of connecting the lakefront to the life of the city,” Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald said. The three-part redevelopment plan includes a weather-protected […]

CLEVELAND – The filming of “Captain America: Winter Soldier” has created monumental traffic tie ups in downtown Cleveland. So, RTA is answering commuters’ calls for a fix to avenge the dastardly driving dilemma. Captain RTA will be on the ground beginning Tuesday to make things right, handing out free RTA passes. The passes will be […]

CLEVELAND – The shutdown of Cleveland’s West Shoreway Friday for movie making caused a traffic nightmare that was way worse than many people expected. Detroit Avenue was bumper-to-bumper from 6:30 until 9 Friday morning from Lake Avenue to downtown Cleveland. The backup could be seen for miles. Many motorists said they burned up a quarter […]