Update 7/9/14 at 9:20am: The concrete pours were delayed overnight. Now rescheduled to begin (weather permitting) Thursday, July 10th at 1:00 a.m. and wrap-up by mid-morning. Scheduled to be complete by Reds game start on Thursday 12:35 p.m.
Construction work on the next phase of The Banks project will shut down a section of Race Street early Wednesday morning. The road will be closed between Freedom Way and Second Street from 2 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
An anti-tax group is arguing that Hamilton County taxpayers shouldn't be asked to vote on a proposed sales tax increase for Union Terminal and Music Hall.
The Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes, or COAST, says the current proposal to fix up Music Hall and Union Terminal isn't fair to county taxpayers and needs to be more thoroughly vetted. And the group wants Music Hall removed from any proposed tax increase.
"If the plan on the table is implemented," says COAST's Jeff Capell, "this could easily become Hamilton County's third and fourth stadiums."