Here is a list of road and lane closings in the Akron area:



Major highways abruptly closed: None.



Other road construction:



AKRON:



•?State Route 8, between the central interchange and the northern Akron limits: The resurfacing project is mostly completed on the mainline but work continues on the berm until late November.



•?Dart Avenue, between Boulevard Street and Thornton Street: The new bridge is now open but some lane restrictions are in effect until further notice.



•?Third Avenue bridge, between Innovation Way and Kelly Avenue: Closed to all traffic for replacement until late December. A detour is posted.



•?South Main Street/Wilbeth Road intersection: Lane restrictions will narrow traffic approaching the intersection from all directions. Construction will continue for widening, new signals and sidewalk installation until later in the fall. Access to all businesses will remain.



•?Massillon Road, from East Market Street to Cramer Avenue: Massillon Road will be closed from East Market Street to Cramer Avenue until early November for full-depth road reconstruction.



•?Brittain Road, between Tallmadge Avenue and Evans Avenue: There will be lane reductions for paving until Wednesday.



Elsewhere in Summit County:



•?I-77 in Fairlawn, Richfield and Bath Township: Harold Drive over I-77 is now open. I-77 in both directions between the Cuyahoga County line and Cleveland-Massillon Road will have nightly lane restrictions for bridge repairs until further notice.



•?Highland Road in Macedonia: Closed just west of Roll and Hold Parkway. This is part of a project to construct a bridge over the railroad between South Bedford Road and Valley View Road to be completed in August 2013.



•?State Route 82 eastbound to I-271 northbound entrance ramp in Macedonia: Closed until the completion of the Highland Road bridge project. Detour is Macedonia Commons Boulevard to state Route 8 to I-271.



MEDINA COUNTY:



•?I-71, between the Cuyahoga County line and just south of state Route 18: There will be intermittent lane closings during the week to paint pavement markings. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times during daytime hours, but one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays should be expected. It is to be completed by Friday.



•?I-76 eastbound, from just west of state Route 94 to the Summit County line: Reduced to one lane for a reconstruction project until further notice. The entrance ramp to I-76 eastbound from Route 94 in Wadsworth is closed until mid-November. Car and truck detours are posted. The exit ramp from I-76 eastbound to Route 94 is closed until Nov. 5. A detour is posted.



•?Beechwood Drive, between North Harmony Street and Lindenwood Lane in Medina: Closed until early December for road reconstruction. Local access will be maintained during most of that time. A detour is posted.



•?U.S. 224, at its overlap with Rivers Corners Road between state Route 301 and U.S. 42 in Homer Township: Closed as part of a railroad bridge replacement. A detour is posted. The road is expected to reopen in December.



•?Westfield Road, between Garman Road and Seville Road in Westfield Township: Closed through Monday for railroad crossing repair.



•?Mud Lake Road, from Daniels Road west to Westfield Road in Westfield Township: Closed until Dec. 10 for railroad bridge replacement.



•?State Route 301, north off state Route 162 in Spencer: Closed for emergency sewer repairs. It is expected to reopen Tuesday. A detour will be posted.



PORTAGE COUNTY:



•?I-76 in Brimfield and Rootstown townships: I-76 in both directions under Sherman Road and Sandy Lake Road will have nightly lane restrictions for bridge painting until early November.



•?State Route 14 in Ravenna Township: Route 14 just east of Infirmary Road will continue to have lane restrictions for culvert replacement and slide repair until further notice.



•?State Route 5 in Charlestown Township: Rock Springs Road is closed on the northbound side of Route 5 through late November. Detours are posted.



STARK COUNTY:



•?I-77 in Canton, Pike and Bethlehem townships: I-77 in both directions is reduced to one lane between the Tuscarawas County line and Downing Road for pavement repairs through the end of October. I-77 in both directions between state Route 800 and the Tuscarawas County line will have lane restrictions for paving through mid-November.



•?North Main Street, from Applegrove Street to Orion Street in North Canton: Restricted to one lane of traffic in each direction for road reconstruction. Driveway access will be maintained throughout the project, which is expected to be completed in December.



•?State Route 153, from Fruitland Avenue to Chapel Street in Louisville: There are occasional lane restrictions for road construction until late November.



•?State Route 172 in East Canton: Route 172 at the state Route 44/172 intersection and Route 44 between Route 172 and U.S. 30 are now open.



•?State Route 172, over the railroad between Glavera Avenue and Meyerson Avenue in Canton Township: Closed until late October for bridge replacement. A detour will be posted.



WAYNE COUNTY:



•?U.S. 30, between South Elyria Road and the Wooster city limits: Restricted to one lane of traffic in each direction for a pavement seal project until mid-November.



Elsewhere in Northeast Ohio:



• I-77 bridge deck replacement in Brecksville, Broadview Heights and Independence: Through fall, there are overnight lane closings on I-77 between Wallings Road and I-80. On Valley Parkway over I-77 in Brecksville, two-way traffic is maintained with a temporary signal until further notice. On Oakes Road, Highland Drive, Snowville Road, Lacy Lane, Harris Road and Chestnut Road, only minor work remains.



Traffic planners: Please fax traffic updates to 330-996-3033. Ά