City Prepares for Downtown Filming of Major Motion Picture

The City of Cleveland is preparing for filming of portions of the major motion picture Fast and Furious 8 to begin in the downtown area on May 18, 2016.

construction1Multiple scenes will be filmed throughout downtown and will require road closures and traffic reroutes.  Filming is scheduled to run through June 10, 2016, however, dates are subject to change.

A complete list of closures and controlled areas are available here. 

Access to business and parking garages will be maintained in most cases.  The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will reroute busses as necessary.

Notable Closures

May 18th-20th 

  • Superior Avenue between East Roadway and East 9th Street
  • East 6th Street between St. Clair Avenue and Vincent Avenue

May 21st-22nd

  • Chester Avenue between East 9th Street and East 12th Street
  • East 12th Street between Walnut Avenue and Euclid Avenue

May 25th-26th

  • Ontario Street between Euclid Avenue and Huron Road

May 28th-29th

  • Prospect Avenue between Huron Road and Bolivar Road

June 2nd-5th

  • Ontario Street between Lakeside Avenue and Rockwell Avenue

June 8th

  • Prospect Avenue between Huron Road and Bolivar Road

June 9th-10th

  • Prospect Avenue between Ontario and East 4th Street

The Bureau of Traffic will supplement their customary allotment of traffic enforcement officers with additional police officers and traffic controllers to facilitate traffic into and out of downtown and to assist with pedestrian traffic.  Numerous officers will be detailed to the area during the event for added security and crowd control.

About Dan Williams

Director of Media Relations for Mayor Frank G. Jackson, City of Cleveland

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