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Filming for “The Avengers” will take place throughout downtown Cleveland in August, closing major roads and causing traffic delays.

The city of Cleveland said starting Aug. 8 and running through the end of the month, East 9th Street from Euclid Avenue to Prospect Avenue will be closed while production crews film there.

Other streets are expected to be closed, too, at different points during the production.

The city released a listing of specific road closures and alternate routes from the city that will help alleviate congestion:

Closure: East 9th Street from Euclid to Prospect

Dates: August 8 – September 1

Alternate: Carnegie, East 18th Street and Superior

Closure: Euclid Avenue from East 6th to East 12th

Dates: August 15 – August 24

Alternate: East 6th Street, Superior, East 18th and Carnegie

Closure: Walnut Avenue from East 9th to East 12th

Dates: August 22 – September 2

Alternate: East 12th, Superior, and Chester

(Affected parking garage entrances have access via Superior and Chester)

Closure: South Roadway from Superior to Ontario

Dates: August 17 to August 30

Alternate: Ontario and Superior

Closure: Detroit Superior Bridge

Date: August 29

Alternate: Main Avenue Bridge

Intermittent Closures (traffic will be stopped for short periods of time) will occur at the following intersections from August 8 to September 2:

– East 9th Street and Prospect

– East 9th Street and Walnut

– Superior and West Roadway

All production is expected to be finished by September 2

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