Bären-Brunnen Fountain

On the corner of the Adenauerallee and the Oberhöchstadter Straße.

Oberursel’s Carnival Procession – Sunday, 11th February, 2018

Sunday afternoon sees the annual carnival procession take place in Oberursel, with the usual number of large crowds expected.

The procession will form in the Altkönigstraße and then leave from “Am Rahmtor” at 2.11pm before crossing the Marktplatz and entering the Eppsteiner Str.

On reaching the “Homm-Kreisel” it will turn into the Holzweg and cross the Epinayplatz before entering the Henchenstraße, at the end of which it will turn into the Liebfrauenstraße. [Read more…]

Oberursel’s Carnival Procession – Sunday, 26th February, 2017

Sunday afternoon sees the annual carnival procession take place in Oberursel, with the usual number of large crowds expected.

The procession will form in the Altkönigstraße and then leave from “Am Rahmtor” at 2.11pm before crossing the Marktplatz and entering the Eppsteiner Str.

On reaching the “Homm-Kreisel” it will turn into the Holzweg and cross the Epinayplatz before entering the Henchenstraße, at the end of which it will turn into the Liebfrauenstraße. [Read more…]

Oberursel’s Carnival Procession – Sunday, 7th February, 2016

Sunday afternoon sees the annual carnival procession take place in Oberursel, with the usual number of large crowds expected.

The procession will form in the Altkönigstraße and then leave from “Am Rahmtor” at 2.11pm before crossing the Marktplatz and entering the Eppsteiner Str.

On reaching the “Homm-Kreisel” it will turn into the Holzweg and cross the Epinayplatz before entering the Henchenstraße, at the end of which it will turn into the Liebfrauenstraße. [Read more…]

Bus stop in Oberhöchstadter Straße

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe start of the school holidays on 27th July, 2015, also sees the start of work on the bus stop at the Rushmoorpark to make it more accessible.

With the project being financially supported by Land Hessen, the existing bus bay on the Feldbergschule side will be extended and fitted out with tactile elements.  The stop on the other side for travellers heading out of town will have a new bus shelter erected.  The work will also renew and improve the passenger protection system making it disabled friendly.

The work is set to take six weeks and cost around €140,000.

Diversion

Traffic travelling out of town will pass through a single lane through the roadworks, heading into town there will be a diversion along An der Heide, then Königsteiner Straße, and finally Füllerstraße.

Buses

Buses on routes 41, 252 and 261 will use the same diversion.  They will not stop at “Feldbergschule” when travelling into town.

Travelling out of town they will stop there, but the bus stop will be moved several metres further out from the town centre on the corner of the “Kronberger Straße”.

Oberursel’s Carnival Procession – Sunday, 15th February, 2015

The town executive in the carnival procession 2012Sunday afternoon sees the annual carnival procession take place in Oberursel, with this year seeing a return to the normal finishing point in the Oberhöchstadter Straße.

The procession will form in the Altkönigstraße and then leave from “Am Rahmtor” at 2.11pm before crossing the Marktplatz and entering the Eppsteiner Str.

On reaching the “Homm-Kreisel” it will turn into the Holzweg and cross the Epinayplatz before entering the Henchenstraße, at the end of which it will turn into the Liebfrauenstraße. [Read more…]

Road closures at the weekend

This weekend (24th/25th May, 2014) sees the annual “Autos in der Allee” take place, with cars both new and old on show in the centre of Oberursel.

On both days the following roads will be closed to traffic:

  • Adenauerallee
  • Henchenstraße
  • Oberhöchstadter Straße (between Austraße and the Adenauerallee)
  • Liebfrauenstraße (between Feldbergstraße and the Adenauerallee)

A diversion will be in operation with two-way traffic travelling along the one-way system in the Lindenstraße and Nassauer Straße.

Oberursel’s Carnival Procession – Sunday, 2nd March, 2014

The town executive in the carnival procession 2012Sunday afternoon sees the annual carnival procession take place in Oberursel, with this year seeing a slightly altered route for the procession due to the roadworks taking place at the Bärenkreuzung.

The procession will form in the Altkönigstraße and then leave from “Am Rahmtor” at 2.11pm before crossing the Marktplatz and entering the Eppsteiner Str.

On reaching the “Homm-Kreisel” it will turn into the Holzweg and cross the Epinayplatz before entering the Henchenstraße, at the end of which it will turn into the Liebfrauenstraße.

From here it will continue into the Oberhöchstadter Straße before turning into the Austraße, Aumühlenstraße and finishing in the Adenauerallee around 2½ hours later.

A commentary of the procession will be provided at the Marktplatz, Epinayplatz, Oberhöchstadter Straße and in the Aumühlenstraße.

Road closures and diversions

No waiting signs for the processionTo allow the roads to be closed to traffic, the town centre will be closed off from 1pm.

The Hohemarkstraße will be closed at “Im Diezen”.  Traffic travelling south will be diverted via Im Diezen, Erich-Ollenhauer-Straße, Freiligrathstraße, Herzbergstraße, Kumeliusstraße or Liebfrauenstraße, and back onto the Feldbergsraße.

The Feldbergstraße will be closed at the junction with the Liebfrauenstraße or Kumeliusstraße.  Traffic travelling north will be diverted via the Kumeliusstraße and Berliner Straße back onto the Hohemarkstraße.

The Freiligrathstraße will be closed between the Homm-Kreisel and Berliner Straße.

The bus routes 41 and 42 will still be operating but will travel around the Homm-Kreisel in the opposite direction to the normal flow of traffic.

It is expected that the roads will re-open at around 6pm.

More Sat Navs stolen in Oberstedten

A number of cars were broken into in Oberstedten on the night of the 18th/19th November, 2013, and according to police the targets seem to have been the satellite navigation devices.

The cars were located in the Grenzstraße (BMW and Mercedes), Bussardweg (BMW), Dornholzhäuser Straße (BMW) and Lindenbergweg (BMW).  Almost all of the cars had had their rear triangular window smashed.

Other cars in that night suffering the same fate were parked in the Kastanienweg and Oberhöchstadter Straße.

The total damage is estimated at €25,000.

Changes to the Bärenkreuzung roadworks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaWork on the Bärenkreuzung in the centre of Oberursel started on Monday last week.

Since then, some modifications to the flow of traffic have been made.

It is no longer possible to travel from the Oberhöchstadter Straße across the crossing into the Liebfrauenstraße.

Additional traffic lights have been placed in the Lindenstraße to assist pedestrians.

The one-way system in the Austraße has been reversed so that traffic from the Aumühlenstraße can travel along it back towards the Oberhöchstadter Straße and into the Stadthalle car park.

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