The President of the United States is in Cincinnati today, so plan for traffic snarls and logistical puzzles if you're out and about.
U.S. President Joe Biden is in the Queen City on July 21 for a town hall hosted by CNN, as CityBeat reported last week. The event, which begins at 8 p.m., is expected to be one hour long and will cover "a wide range of issues facing the nation ranging from COVID-19 to the economy," the cable network said.
Tonight's event will take place at Mount St. Joseph University, a private Catholic college in Delhi Township.
But Biden plans to make some stops along the way, which means that traffic near the Presidential route could get tricky.
According to the President's public schedule for Wednesday, Biden will arrive at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron around 4:10 p.m.
He'll then travel to the IBEW / NECA Electrical Training Center in Westwood, which could mean that the Presidential motorcade will make I-71/I-75 over the Ohio River even more unbearable. According to the public schedule, Biden will discuss union jobs at 5:40 p.m.
The President then will head to Mount St. Joseph University in Delhi for CNN's town hall. The event is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. and will be moderated by CNN anchor Don Lemon.
After the town hall, Biden will return to Hebron to fly back to the White House in Washington, D.C.
Biden's travels could largely affect downtown, Queensgate, Price Hill, Western Hills, Westwood, Delhi as well as portions of Northern Kentucky.
As CityBeat previously reported, some Catholics are against Biden's visit because he has supported pro-choice abortion legislation as a Mass-attending Catholic and because the event is taking place at a Catholic institution.
"Fake Catholic President at fake Catholic college," Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes tweeted this week.
Biden's town hall in Cincinnati will air on CNN's cable network, website, apps and other properties.
Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get the latest on the news, things to do and places to eat delivered right to your inbox.