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…]

Obergasse building site

Obergasse Building Site

The building site on the corner of the Obergasse and Altkönigstraße, photographed on Thursday, 3rd September, 2015.

Roads closed, trains and buses cancelled on 1st May

With both the cycle race “Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt” and the “Altstadt-Duathlon” taking place in Oberursel on Friday, 1st May, 2015, a number of roads will be closed with changes to public transport services as well.

The following roads will be closed or inaccessible between approximately 9.30am and 2pm: [Read more…]

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…]

Altkönigstraße closed for two weeks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Altkönigstraße will be closed from Monday, 29th September until Saturday, 11th October, 2014 between the Theodor-Heuss-Straße and Borkenberg.

Traffic will be diverted along the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Straße, Kleiststraße and Brüder-Grimm-Straße.

 

Altkönigstraße one-way until the end of August

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Altkönigstraße has been made one-way in the area near the swimming pool to allow for resurfacing work to take place.  It will remain this way until the end of August.

Traffic travelling downhill is being diverted along the Rotbornstraße, Brüder-Grimm-Straße and Theodor-Heuss-Straße.

Bus routes 42, 45, 48 and 49 are also using the diversion and so cannot stop at the “Schwimmbad” or “Theodor-Heuss-Straße” stops.  A temporary bus stop is located in the Rotbornstraße.

Altkönigstraße partially closed in other direction

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Altkönigstraße will be closed between the Borkenberg and Gerhard-Hauptmann-Straße from Monday, 26th May until Monday, 30th Juni, 2014, to allow for work on underground pipes to take place.

The road will be re-opened in the other direction.

Altkönigstraße closed for two weeks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Altkönigstraße will be closed from Friday, 2nd May until Saturday, 17th May, 2014 between the Theodor-Heuss-Straße and Borkenberg to allow for work on underground pipes to take place.

Traffic will be diverted along the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Straße, Kleiststraße and Brüder-Grimm-Straße.

The buses will, however, be able to follow their normal route.

Roads closed, trains and buses cancelled on 1st May

With both the cycle race “Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt” and the “Altstadt-Duathlon” taking place in Oberursel on Thursday, 1st May, 2014, a number of roads will be closed with changes to public transport services as well.

The following roads will be closed between approximately 7am and 7.30pm:

  • Königsteiner Straße between the B455 and Altkönigstraße
  • Am Rahmtor
  • Marktplatz
  • Wiederholtstraße
  • Eppsteiner Straße
  • Obere Hainstraße
  • Bleiche
  • An der Herrenmühle
  • Altkönigstraße between Steinmühlenweg and Königsteiner Straße
  • Obergasse
  • An der Burg
  • Obere Schulstraße
  • Marienstraße
  • St.-Ursula-Gasse
  • Hollerberg
The following roads are affected by the closures, even if they are not closed themselves (eg. because of one-way signs or because they become no-through-roads):
  • Füllerstraße
  • Strackgasse
  • Weidengasse
  • Ackergasse
  • Untere Hainstraße
  • Neutorallee
  • Schillierstraße
  • Brüder-Winter-Straße
  • Herzog-Adolf-Straße
Additionally the following roads will be closed between 9.30am and 2pm:
  • Kanonenstraße
  • Hohemarkstraße
  • Feldbergstraße
  • Nassauer Straße
  • Homburger Landstraße (travelling towards Oberursel)
Due to a new route for the race it will be not possible to enter or leave Siterstadt or Weißkirchen from 9.30am until 1pm, except for the emergency services.
Anyone travelling on Thursday should plan their journey in advance to avoid problems due to the closures, or park their car outside of the area in advance.

Public transport

The U-Bahn U3 will terminate at “Bahnhof Oberursel” between 8.30am and 2pm.

Buses 41 and 42 will not be running until after 2.30pm, with nr. 42 being diverted along the Dornbachstraße, Lahnstraße and Hohemarkstraße to avoid the Altkönigstraße and the Markplatz.

 

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.

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