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Captain America filming brings road closures, alternate routes to Cleveland
'Captain America: The Winter Solstice' begins filming today in Cleveland and will continue until the end of June

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Clevelanders will need to adjust to detours and road closures starting today, as film crews from “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” take over portions of downtown. 

City officials and the production company have developed a traffic plan to keep traffic moving throughout the month and a half of filming, which ends June 28.

Primary closures include Prospect Street and Cleveland’s West Shoreway from Lake Avenue to East 9th Street.

Additional police are being called in to control traffic during rush hour, baseball games and other downtown events.

The city has set up a movie traffic hotline for daily updates on street closures and alternate routes at (866) 999-4959, and updates can also be found at

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