Here is a list of road and lane closings in the Akron area:
Major highways abruptly closed: None.
?Interstate 76 and South Main Street: The ramps from South Street to I-76 eastbound are permanently closed. A detour is posted. South Main and Broadway between Miller Road and Bartges Street have lane restrictions for road construction until further notice.
?I-76, between South Main Street and the central interchange: Occasional nightly lane restrictions in both directions from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for road construction until further notice.
?I-76, under Wolf Ledges Parkway: Nightly lane restrictions and brief periods of stopped traffic lasting no longer than 15 minutes for bridge beam placement will occur between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and continue through Friday.
?Wolf Ledges Parkway, over I-76/I-77: Closed until summer for a bridge replacement. Detour will be Wolf Ledges to Crosier Street to Grant Street to Thornton Street.
?Little Street, between Saint Michaels Avenue and Yukon Avenue: Closed until Friday for sanitary sewer reconstruction. A detour is posted.
?Kingswood Drive, between Merriman Road and Woodledge Drive: Closed for about two weeks for sewer work. A detour will be posted.
?Bluff Street, between North Summit Street and North Prospect Street: Closed until April 14 for a sewer project. A detour will be posted.
?Fairbanks Place, between South Arlington Street and Buckingham Street: A portion of the street will be closed for sewer separation work. Fairbanks Place is usually one-way westbound but will open both ways to allow access for detoured traffic. Work will be split into two portions, but the project will be completed in late May.
?North Adolph Street, between East Market Street and North Forge Street: A portion of the street will be closed until further notice for west tower addition at Akron City Hospital. Access to the YMCA, Adolph Street parking deck and receiving deck will be available from East Market only. All remaining traffic will be detoured via East Market, Fountain and North Forge streets.
?West Bowery Street, between West Exchange Street and West State Street: One lane will be closed in each direction for about 18 months for construction of a building addition. Traffic will be maintained but shifted to provide a patient drop-off area at Akron Childrens Hospital.
?West Exchange Street, between Water Street and West Bowery Street: One through lane and metered parking on the north side of West Exchange will be closed in each direction for about 18 months for construction of a building addition. A minimum of two lanes will be maintained.
?Firestone Parkway, between West Firestone Boulevard and West Brookside Avenue: Closed on the northbound side for a sewer lining project until Friday. A detour is posted. The southbound side will remain open to traffic. Emergency vehicles have access at all times.
?East Firestone Boulevard, at the intersection of Sweitzer Avenue: The intersection will be closed to all northbound, southbound and westbound traffic until Friday. Detours will be posted.
?East Exchange Street, between South Arlington Street and East Market Street: Closed to all traffic in the eastbound lanes until April 10. Detour via East Exchange, South Arlington and East Market. Emergency vehicles have complete access.
?Lexington Avenue and Linden Avenue, between East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue and Riverside Drive: Lane restrictions for a gas main replacement project. Work will be on the east side of Lexington and both sides of Linden, and along the north side of East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue between Lexington and Clifton avenues. Work zones and traffic patterns will change periodically. Flaggers will maintain traffic. The project will last about three months.
?Cuyahoga Street, between Sommers Court and North Howard Street: Closed for sewer work on the Howard Street Storage Basin. Detour via North Howard, West Tallmadge Avenue and Cuyahoga Street. The closing is expected to last 60 days and completion of the entire project is planned by the end of the year.
?MLK Jr. Boulevard/North Howard Street/North Main Street intersection: Closed until May for relocation of utilities and lowering of the intersection. Detours will be posted. Access to Furnace Street and Northside District businesses will remain available from North Howard, North Summit and East North streets. The eastbound side of MLK/Perkins is closed between North High Street and North Broadway for sewer work. As work progresses toward South Summit Street, more of the eastbound side of Perkins will need to be closed.
?South Main Street, between West Brookside Avenue and West Firestone Boulevard: Lane restrictions for a sewer lining project until Friday. All lanes are expected to be reopened to traffic by the end of each day.
?Johnston Street, between South Arlington Street and McGowan Street: Closed for sewer separation work between from Champlain Street to Matthews Street until April 14. It will continue to shift westward a couple blocks at a time until it reaches McGowan Street in mid-April. Detours are posted. Access maintained for residents and emergency vehicles.
?East Bartges Street, between South High Street and Broadway: Closed through September for road construction. Detour for eastbound West Bartges Street is Main Street to East Exchange Street and from South Broadway it will be East Exchange Street to South Main to Bartges.
?Beech Street, west of Howard Street: Closed until May for a sewer separation project. Access will be maintained to local businesses and also between the Northside Connector Trail and the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath.
?West Cedar Street and West Exchange Street, between South Portage Path and South Broadway: Lane restrictions for signalization work until late 2017. Work has begun along the north side of West Cedar between Rhodes and Rand avenues. Traffic will be maintained but shifted into the two right lanes until late May. There will be temporary lane closings and shifting of traffic. Work at the intersection of West Exchange Street/Rhodes Avenue has begun and is expected to be completed by Wednesday. Work will then start at the West Exchange/Rand Avenue intersection for about 10 days.
?Ridgecrest Road, between Mayfair Road and Sunnyside Avenue: Closed until mid-April for sewer work. A detour is posted.
?West Emerling Avenue, between South Main Street and Firestone Parkway: Closed to traffic until Friday for a full improvement project. A detour is posted.
?River Street, between East Exchange Street and South Case Avenue: Closed until October for building demolition work. A detour is posted.
?Merriman Road, between Memorial Parkway and Kingswood Drive: Closed for a gas main replacement and sewer separation project. Detour via Memorial Parkway and North Portage Path. It is expected to be closed until Friday.
?Eaton Avenue, between Newport and Merriman roads: Closed for several months for water main work. A detour is posted. Emergency vehicles have complete access at all times.
?Rand Avenue and Dart Avenue, between Euclid Avenue and West Market Street: Both lanes on each of the streets have been reopened to traffic. Occasional shifting of traffic will occur as work continues. The Downtown/Cascade Parking/Market Street exit ramp is closed for about four months. Route 59 East traffic will take the Cedar Street/Exchange Street exit ramp onto Dart Avenue. The Route 59 West entrance ramp from Rand Avenue/West Cedar Street will remain closed for demolition and reconstruction until June 9. Detours are posted. This is in preparation for the removal of state Route 59 between West Exchange and West Market which is planned for early spring. Traffic will be maintained.
?Glendale Avenue, from Rand Avenue to the intersection of Locust Street: Closed until late 2018 for work on the combined sewer overflows project at the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. Detours will be posted. The right lane of West Mill Street, west of Dart Avenue and the south 150 feet of Bates Street will also be closed. Detours will be posted.
?Hickory Street, between North Street and Memorial Parkway: Closed until late 2018 to prepare for work on the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel. It includes the temporary relocation of the Towpath Trail to Hickory Street from Maple Street to near Memorial Parkway.
Other road construction:
Elsewhere in Summit County:
?Lane restrictions for microsurfacing on the following roads until further notice: U.S, 224, from just east of I-77 to just east of Kelly Avenue and from just east of Hilbish Avenue to just east of Shanafelt Avenue; state Route 91, from just south of High Grove Boulevard to just north of Rhoadesdale Avenue; state Route 93, from just south of State Road to just north of Linda Drive; and state Route 241, from just south of Beryl Road to Oakes Drive.
?State Route 21 southbound, just north of Minor Road in Copley Township: Daily lane restrictions until further notice for bridge repairs.
?I-76, between the Medina County line and Central Avenue in Norton and Barberton: Nightly lane restrictions through May for pavement repairs.
?I-271, between the Medina County line and I-77 in Richfield Township and Richfield: Lane restrictions during nonpeak hours for bridge painting.
?I-271 southbound, one mile south of state Route 8 in Northfield Center Township: Daily lane restrictions for slope repair until further notice.
?State Route 18/Medina Road, between I-77 and Hametown Road in Bath and Copley townships: There will be occasional lane restrictions for road construction until further notice.
?I-76, at its interchange with state Route 94 (High Street) in Wadsworth: Intermittent single-lane closings on Route 94 (High Street) for widening as part of the Route 94 corridor improvement project.
?U.S. 42 (Pearl Road), from just south of Harding Street to just south of Fenn Road in Medina: Daytime lane closings along the project corridor for waterline and storm sewer line placement. There will be pouring of temporary concrete pavement and sidewalk to prepare for switching of traffic.
?County Road 44 (State Road), just north of Ledge Road in Hinckley Township: Closed for bridge replacement until June 26. A detour will be posted.
?Frost Road, between Ellsworth Road and Phillips Parkway and at the intersection of state Route 43 in Streetsboro: Occasional lane restrictions for road widening until further notice.
?State Route 261, just east of Mogadore Road in Kent: Occasional lane restrictions for minor bridge repairs until further notice.
?38th Street Northwest westbound, between Cleveland Avenue Northwest and Guilford Road Northwest in Canton: Closed for water main replacement and road reconstruction. It is expected to continue through September. Detours will be posted. Eastbound traffic will be maintained through the duration of the project. Local traffic will be maintained to residences and businesses.
?U.S. 30 and state Route 297 in Perry and Canton townships: The following roads under U.S. 30 will have lane restrictions for bridge repairs until further notice: Whipple Avenue, Genoa Avenue and state Route 627. Until further notice, U.S. 30 over state Route 21 in both directions will have daily lane restrictions from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for paving.
?State Route 43, between 55th Street and Schneider Street in North Canton and Plain Township: Daily lane restrictions for drainage repairs until further notice.
?Reno Drive, just west of state Route 44 in Louisville: Closed through late May for a bridge replacement. Detour will be Route 44 to Frana Clara Street to Baier Avenue.
No current projects to report.
Traffic planners: Please fax traffic updates to 330-996-3033.