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Posted on: June 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Special Event Traffic Alerts June - August

C.O.P.S. Ride on Sunday, June 24

The motorcycles should be coming through Westlake at approximately noon. Expect delays northbound on Dover Center Rd. from the North Olmsted Police Department and as the run turns right on Hilliard Blvd. travelling to the Rocky River Police Department.

The motorcycle run by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) raises funds for officer's families who have been killed or seriously injured in the line of duty. City residents and visitors are invited to come out to support members and families of law enforcement by lining the rout. See more details at

Liberty Fest at Crocker Park on Sunday, July 1

Although no roads will be closed outside Crocker Park  from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., expect delays in the area due to traffic volume. More details at

Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4

The 4th of July parade will run on Dover Center Rd. (north of Bassett Rd.) and turn onto Hilliard Blvd. eastbound to Clague Park. The parade route will be closed at 10 a.m. Expect delays.

Road closures for the fireworks display in the evening at Clague Park:

  • At 8 p.m., Clague Rd will close between Detroit Rd and Hilliard Blvd.
  • At 9:30 p.m., Hilliard Blvd. will close between Hilliard Elementary School and Clague Rd.

When fireworks have concluded:

  • Clague Rd. will remain closed to southbound traffic. ONLY NORTHBOUND traffic will be allow to proceed until the intersection at Clague Rd./Hilliard Blvd. is opened
  • Hilliard Blvd. will remain closed to eastbound traffic in front of the park. ALL TRAFFIC FROM THE PARK (both drives), HILLIARD ELEMENTARY, AND KATHRYN DR WILL BE DIRECTED WESTBOUND
  • Northbound traffic from Clague Rd will be directed eastbound on Hilliard Blvd.
  • Westbound traffic from Hilliard Blvd. will be directed southbound on Clague Rd.

More details at

Fairview Hospital Toy Run on Sunday, July 8

The 23rd Annual Fairview Hospital Toy Run will leave the Lake Erie Harley-Davidson in Avon promptly at 1 p.m. to deliver toys to the children at Fairview Hospital. As the motorcycle run travels through Westlake, expect delays on Detroit Rd. eastbound from Avon to Crocker Rd. southbound on Crocker Rd. going through Crocker Park on Main Street, resuming travel southbound on Crocker Rd to Center Ridge Rd., and then eastbound on Center Ridge Rd. to Rocky River, arriving at Fairview Hospital.

Proceeds benefit the Pediatric Emergency Room and Pediatric Unit at Fairview Hospital. Learn more at

Sibling Revelry 5K on Saturday, August 4

Expect delays and avoid the area from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.near the brewery from Clemens Rd. east of Crocker Rd., Bassett Rd., Westchester Rd. and Rainey Pkwy.  Learn more at

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