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Jimmy Biggs Grille owner Pam Riley (right) with her daughter Katie Hastings. Jimmy Biggs Grille has been serving sandwiches and burgers at the State Road location for close to three years. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
An illustration by former Akron Beacon Journal artist Chuck Ayers that appeared in the Beacon Magazine on March 25, 1975. On The Strip there were 41 restaurants on the 1.8 mile stretch of road extending from the high level bridge to the State Road Shopping Center. (Akron Beacon Journal file illustration)
Jimmy Biggs Grille and Subway are just some of the eating establishments on State Road in Cuyahoga Falls. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
The view looking North along State Road from Phelps Avenue in Cuyahoga Falls. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
The view looking North along State Road from Phelps Avenue in Cuyahoga Falls . (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
State and local transportation officials are working with political consultants and the city of Cleveland to develop free-flowing routes for downtown visitors during the Republican National Convention in less than three weeks.