As part of the City of Cincinnati's ongoing investment in
the neighborhood of Westwood, the Department of
Transportation and Engineering has been conducting street
improvement work on Montana Avenue to improve the safety of
the corridor using modern design standards.
On Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, the City's contractor, the Prus
Construction Company, will begin grinding and paving
operations on Montana Avenue between Craig Avenue and
After the paving operation, Prus will install new lane
striping. The new configuration will have one lane in
each direction, and a turn lane in the center. Right
turn lanes will be installed on Montana Avenue at the
intersection with Westwood Northern Boulevard. Street
parking will be eliminated within the limits of the project.
The following traffic restrictions apply:
For Montana Avenue (within 250' of Westwood Northern
Boulevard), Harrison Avenue and Westwood Northern
Boulevard: From 6 to 9 a.m. and from 3 to 6 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, all lanes will be open and
available to traffic. During all other working
hours, at least two lanes will be open and available to
traffic; one lane in each direction.
For Montana Avenue (except as noted above), Epworth
Avenue, Hazelwood Avenue, McFarland Road, Wunder Avenue,
Meyer Place, Felicity Drive, Millrich Avenue, and
Ferncroft Drive: During all working hours, at least
two lanes will be open and available to traffic; one lane
in each direction. There may be times when flagging
operations will be used to move traffic around the work
site. In general, during all non-working hours, the
streets shall be open and available for the movement of
Access for emergency vehicles, businesses and residents
shall be maintained at all times.
Drivers are encouraged to reduce their speed and use caution
when approaching the closure area.