FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MAY 12, 2014

COLUMBUS — Some Columbus area streets will close this weekend while Rock on the Range is held at the Ohio Expo Center.

Street Closing

The following streets will be closed beginning at 8 am on Friday, May 16, and will reopen at approximately 12:01 am on Monday, May 19.

  • 17th Avenue from Clara Avenue on the east to Dora Avenue on the west
  • Velma Avenue will be closed to the public.

Directions
To reach the Ohio Expo Center, follow these directions:

  • From the north: take I-71 south to the 17th Avenue or Hudson Street exit
  • From the south: take I-71 north to the 17th Avenue or Hudson Street exit
  • From the west: take I-70 east to I-71 north. Take I-71 to the 17th Avenue or
    Hudson Street exit.
  • From the east: take I-70 west to I-71 north. Take I-71 to the 17th Avenue or
    Hudson Street exit.

The Ohio Expo Center is a year-round, multi-purpose convention and meeting facility. More than 150 events are held at the Ohio Expo Center annually, including the Ohio State Fair, contributing approximately $478 million to the state and local economy. The 2014 Ohio State Fair will be held July 23 – August 3.

For more information, call 1-888-OHO-EXPO or 1-614-644-FAIR. On the Web, visit us at ohioexpocenter.com.

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For more information, media may contact Alicia Shoults at 614-644-4011.
(Please do not publish this number.)

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