Messer Construction en Streetcar opening day set <p></p><p>Cincinnati officials Monday signed a contract for construction work on the city's controversial streetcar system.&nbsp;</p><p>The action means Cincinnati-based Messer Construction and two other firms can proceed with the project.&nbsp; That includes ordering materials, and beginning track construction, plus the power system, the stations and a maintenance and operation facility located at Race and Henry Streets.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The city says the system could be ready for passengers on September 15, 2016.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:08:49 +0000 Jay Hanselman 14968 at Streetcar opening day set