Join us at the Annual Meeting to honor the Students of the Year from our local elementary schools and Person of the Year Jay Andress. 

HPNC members will vote for candidates for the Board of Trustees and to accept the amended Code of Regulations.  To read the full text of the proposed new code, please  go to


Candidates up for election:

For a 3-year term, expiring in May 2020 (4 to be elected):
Jeffrey Lovelace
Sybil Mullin
Len Sauers
Gary Wollenweber

To fulfill a term expiring in May 2018:
Theresa Nelson

To fulfill a term expiring in May 2019:
Scott Hassell

Upcoming Street Closures for Wasson Way Trail Railroad Track Removal


CINCINNATI - Beginning Monday April 24, a contractor hired by Norfolk Southern Railway will remove railroad tracks that extend across the following streets so the City of Cincinnati can start construction of the Wasson Way trail this summer:


·         Monteith Avenue (south of Wasson Road)

·         Hyde Park Avenue (south of Wasson Road)

·         Shaw Avenue (south of Wasson Road)

·         Michigan Avenue (south of Wasson Road)

·         Edwards Road (south of Madison Road)

·         Madison Road (west of Edwards Road)

·         Montgomery Road (north of Dana Avenue)


Work will begin at Monteith Avenue and move west. Each street will be under construction for one day, and only one street will be under construction at a time. One-day detours will be in place while work occurs on Monteith, Hyde Park, Shaw and Michigan avenues.


One lane will remain open to traffic on Madison, Edwards and Montgomery roads during construction. Work on Madison and Edwards roads will take place overnight in order to minimize the traffic impact.


Norfolk Southern has almost completed the removal of railroad tracks and ties throughout the rest of the railroad corridor. This work is necessary to allow the City to move forward with trail construction, which is expected to start in August.


More information about the Wasson Way trail is available at:


Information Updates 
Construction schedules can change due to weather or unforeseen field conditions.


HPNC Accepting Applications for Member of the Board of Trustees

If you would like to actively serve your community, consider joining the HPNC Board of Trustees.  There will be at least one open seat when currrent terms expire in May. 

Applicants must either live, own property,  or own/operate a business in Hyde Park.  A board term is 3 years.

To apply, complete the Candidate Fact Sheet  and email it to the address on the form, or print it out and mail it to HPNC, PO Box 8064, Cincinnati OH 45208.


Traffic Alert
Marburg Avenue Bridge Closing For Six Months Beginning March 20, 2017

Click for Marburg Bridge Detour  map.

CINCINNATI – The Marburg Avenue bridge at Wasson Road will be closed for approximately six months beginning at 9:00 a.m. Monday, March 20. The closure is needed so construction crews may remove the existing bridge and build a new one in its place.  The 86-year-old bridge, which spans a ravine over former Norfolk & Southern railroad lines, connects densely populated residential and commercial areas in Hyde Park and Oakley. 
”We recognize how inconvenient the closure will be to residents and commuters in this busy area,” said Michael Moore, director, Department of Transportation & Engineering. “We plan to carefully monitor traffic patterns during the closure and will make adjustments to signal timing and implement other measures to keep traffic moving as safely and efficiently as possible.”  
Utility relocations continue until March 17. Bridge-related preparation work starts the week of March 13, with crews clearing access to the site via Wasson Road. Also beginning the same week, traffic on Wasson Road will be shifted to the north and reduced to one lane in each direction between Eastern Hills Lane and the intersection at Marburg Avenue. The lane restrictions are needed to accommodate crews and equipment until all work is finished next fall. 

During the closure, motorists who wish to travel north on Marburg will be detoured west at Erie Avenue, north on Paxton, east on Wasson and north again on Marburg. Motorists heading south on Marburg will have the option to use Paxton or Wasson.  

A three-way stop will be in place at the Wasson-Marburg intersection, allowing motorists to proceed north, east and west.  The stretch of Marburg from Erie Avenue north to the bridge will be restricted to local and emergency traffic only during the closure.  

Pedestrians will not be allowed to cross the bridge during the closure.  

In addition, Victoria and Portsmouth avenues will be closed to through traffic to reduce potential congestion on those residential streets. Local and emergency traffic will be allowed. 

Detour signs will be posted on site at the bridge closure and at nearby key intersections to help direct motorists. In addition, signs directing motorists to Interstate 71 via Ridge Road and via Red Bank Road will be posted.  

The current Marburg bridge is classified  as “structurally deficient” and is in “poor” condition with a rating of 4 on a scale of 0 to 9, according to National Bridge Inspection Standards. 

All work for the new bridge is expected to finish by Oct. 31. The bridge will be a concrete structure with an improved grade, 8-foot wide sidewalks on both sides of it, as well as decorative railings and graphics related to the local area.

The cost to replace and construct the bridge is $2.1 million. It is being paid for with state and federal grants. 
Information Updates  Construction schedules can change due to weather or unforeseen field conditions.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ursula Thomas Miller,, or 513.352.3417  For the latest information on construction affecting Downtown streets and sidewalks, check RoadmapCincy:  







Monthly Meeting Time & Place

HPNC meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm, usually in the Commons Room of Knox Presbyterian Church.  All meetings are open to the public.

Citizen on Patrol Program (COPP)

Please join our neighborhood patrol. Learn more here!

Officer Princes Davis
Cincinnati Police Department
Police Volunteer Programs Coordinator

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