riverfront http://wvxu.org en Portion of Freedom Way closing for construction work http://wvxu.org/post/portion-freedom-way-closing-construction-work <p>Road construction on the Cincinnati riverfront will close eastbound Freedom Way from Rosa Parks Street to Elm Street starting Wednesday morning and continuing through July 24th.&nbsp; Traffic in the westbound direction will not be affected.<br /><br />A press release said the partial closure will allow work crews to remove and replace the existing sidewalk and pavement at Freedom Way and Race Street.&nbsp; The project includes modifying expansion joints and installing a permanent railing.<br /> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:06:15 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27803 at http://wvxu.org Details on next phase of Banks project http://wvxu.org/post/details-next-phase-banks-project <p>New details are being released about the next phase of the Banks project along the Ohio river.</p><p>Phase II A will feature a nine-story building running the length of Second Street from the Freedom Center to Race Street.</p><p>The development will include 305 apartments and 21,000 square feet of retail space.</p><p>Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials are slated to sign off on the project later this month. If everything moves on schedule, construction would begin in December with an expected opening date in fall 2015.</p><p>From a release:</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:01:32 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15790 at http://wvxu.org Details on next phase of Banks project