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Friday, May 31, 2013

Social Media Blew Up with Shoreway Shutdown Complaints

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 11:44 AM


Your commute sucked this morning, we know. Ours did too. The Shoreway closed this morning for the filming of what had better be an elaborate, high-octane highway chase scene in Captain America 2, and will remain closed for two more weeks.

Like responsible 21st century citizens, we've taken our frustrations promptly to the digisphere, where we've found solidarity and censure from our Cleveland brethren.

And a weird but sort of predictable thing happened: What was first almost unanimous angst and bewilderment — why, for instance, was the city's only emergency measure a few traffic cops? — morphed into chiding from both the "deal with it" crowd and the "let's buck up and find alternatives ourselves!" contingent.

Here are some tweets that run the emotional gamut:


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