Here is a list of road and lane closings in the Akron area:
Major highways abruptly closed: None.
•?State Route 59 (Akron Innerbelt) lane restrictions: Until further notice, the innerbelt westbound between I-76 and North Main Street will be reduced to one lane for resurfacing.
•?Vernon Odom Boulevard, just west of Interstate 77 southbound exit ramp: There will be lane closings until April 4 to replace a utility shaft in the westbound curb lane.
•?East Market Street, between Fountain Street and Arlington Street: Lane restrictions to upgrade traffic signals until the end of April.
•?Englewood Avenue, between Seiberling Street and General Street: Closed for underground work until late November. Traffic is diverted to East Market Street.
•?Cedar Street and Broadway, at the intersection: The right lane of Cedar approaching Broadway and the right lane of Broadway from Selle to Exchange will be closed for construction until further notice.
•?Harrington Road, between Warner Road and Swartz Road: Closed until late in 2014 for dam repair and bridge reconstruction. Access to park entrances will be maintained. A detour is posted.
Other road construction:
Elsewhere in Summit County:
•?Interstate 76 under Summit Road in Norton: There will be lane restrictions through Friday in both directions between 9 and 11 a.m. and 2 and 4 p.m. for bridge construction. There will also be nightly lane restrictions between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. Summit Road over I-76 is closed through early July. Detour is Barber Road to Norton Avenue to Wooster Road.
•?I-271 in Richfield and Richfield Township: The Brecksville Road bridge over I-271 is reduced to one lane with a traffic signal through early June for bridge rehabilitation until further notice. I-271 between Broadview Road and the Ohio Turnpike will have lane restrictions during nonpeak traffic hours for road construction. Also, state Route 303 over I-271 is restricted to one lane in each direction for bridge work.
•?State Road, between Cochran Road and Graham Road: Starting Tuesday until further notice, there will be daily lane restrictions for road widening.
•?State Route 8 and I-271 in Macedonia: Until further notice, the ramp from Route 8 northbound to I-271 northbound will have nightly lane restrictions for noise wall installation from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
No current projects to report.
•?Rock Springs Road, between state Route 5 and Cable Line Road in Charlestown Township: The bridge over the West Branch Reservoir will be closed for repairs until late May.
•?U.S. 62 in Alliance, Washington and Lexington townships: Beeson Street over U.S. 62 will be reduced to one lane in each direction for bridge repairs. U.S. 62 between state routes 173 and 225 will have daily lane restrictions for bridge repairs through October. This is the beginning of a project to add new decks and perform minor repairs on nine bridges.
•?I-77 in Bethlehem, Pike and Canton Townships: Until further notice, I-77 northbound between the Tuscarawas County line and Fohl Road will have lane restrictions for road striping and a bridge replacement.
No current projects to report.
•?I-77 bridge deck replacement over Cuyahoga River Valley, Independence and Cuyahoga Heights in Cuyahoga County: Overnight through Friday, the right lane on I-77 southbound between Grant Avenue and I-480 will close from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. The I-77 southbound ramp to I-480 westbound and the I-480 eastbound ramp to I-77 northbound are closed until early November. I-77 southbound motorists will be detoured via I-490 westbound to state Route 176 southbound to I-480 westbound. I-480 eastbound motorists will be detoured via Route 176 northbound to I-490 eastbound to I-77. Speed limit will be reduced from 60 to 50 mph and fines will be doubled for violations in the construction zone. The entire project is expected to be completed in June.
Traffic planners: Please fax traffic updates to 330-996-3033.