Construction on hold at Oakley Square

Delay aimed at promoting holiday shopping

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati city council is putting construction on hold atOakley Square until after the holiday season.

Several businesses along Madison road complained to the councilabout the drop in business since construction started. The changeswill make it easier for shoppers to drive through Oakley and willopen up parking areas as well.

On Friday, Cincinnati council member Leslie Ghiz will announce ahalt to construction until January. Representatives from 15 areabusinesses will also be on-hand for the announcement. It willhappen at 11a.m. in the Oakley business district.