Here is a list of road and lane closings in the Akron area:
Major highways abruptly closed: None.
•?Interstate 76 lane restrictions and ramp closings: Until late November, I-76 between Grant Street and Inman Street will be reduced to two lanes in each direction; the I-76 eastbound entrance ramp from Grant Street is closed. Detour is Thornton Street to South Main Street; the ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound will be closed. Detour will be I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore leg eastbound; and the ramp from state Route 8 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound will be closed. Detour will be I-77 southbound to I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore leg eastbound. The ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-77 southbound will be closed for bridge removal. Detour will be I-76/Kenmore leg westbound to I-277 eastbound to I-77 southbound.
•?Wolf Ledges Parkway, over I-76/I-77: Closed Thursday until next summer for a bridge replacement. Detour will be Wolf Ledges to Crosier Street to Grant Street to Thornton Street. The North Connector between Grant Street and Wolf Ledges will also be closed permanently. A detour will be posted.
•?South Main Street and South Broadway, between Miller Road and Bartges Street: Lane restrictions for road construction until further notice.
•?Crosier Street, between South Main Street and South Broadway: Permanently closed. Detour is South Main to Miller Street to Broadway.
•?Kelly Avenue, between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue: Closed until Thursday for rehabilitation of the railroad crossing. A detour will be posted.
•?South Case Street, between River Street and South Arlington Street: Closed until late December for sewer work. A detour will be posted. Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.
•?Cuyahoga Street, on the south side west of North Howard Street: Most of the eastbound right turn lane will be closed, but right turns will be permitted onto North Howard until late December for work on the Howard Street Storage Basin. Traffic will be maintained in both directions.
•?Brown Street, under I-76/I-77: Closed through late November for bridge construction. Detour is East Thornton Street to Grant Street to Morgan Avenue to Brown Street.
•?Brown Street, between Johnston Street and South Street: Closed until further notice for deck removal on the structure over Brown Street. Planned detour will use East Thornton Street, Grant Street, Morgan Avenue and Brown Street.
•?Long Street, between South Main Street and South Broadway: Closed through late fall for road construction. A detour will be posted.
•?South Arlington Street, between East Market Street and Johnston Street: Lane restrictions for water service work and sewer repairs until early October. Traffic will be maintained.
•?Cedar Street, between Rhodes Avenue and Rand Avenue: Lane restrictions for road widening and underground utility work until late December. Traffic has been shifted into the left lanes and access to all of the side streets is being maintained.
•?Ridgecrest Road, between Mayfair Road and Sunnyside Avenue: Closed until mid-January for sewer work for about four months. A detour is posted.
•?West Emerling Avenue, between South Main Street and Firestone Parkway: Closed to traffic until late November for a full improvement project. A detour is posted.
•?Hillsdale Avenue, between Barwell Street and Kathleen Street: Closed until mid-October for a sewer reconstruction project. Detour via Woodrow Street, Doris Avenue and Aqueduct Street.
•?West State Street, between Locust Street and Dart Avenue: Closed permanently as part of the Oak Park Renewal project.
•?West Exchange Street, between South Portage Path and South Maple Street: Right lane closings until Friday for installation of gas mains. Flaggers will assist traffic through the work zones.
•?East Exchange Street, between South Arlington Street to Black Street: Lane restrictions for installation of a water main in the right westbound lane until Friday. As work progresses, the right lane of East Exchange will be closed during the day and remain closed overnight. Traffic will be maintained in both directions and shifted as work progresses. All lanes will be open after work hours. Emergency vehicles will have complete access at all times.
•?River Street, between East Exchange Street and South Case Avenue: Closed until about late January for building demolition work. A detour is posted.
•?Market Street downtown exit ramp off state Route 59 East: Closed until the end of the year because of construction work starting along Dart Avenue, in preparation for removal of Route 59 between West Exchange Street and West Market Street starting in February.
•?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 December.
•?Bank Street bridge, between North Case Avenue and Williams Street: Closed until the end of September for a bridge replacement. A detour will be posted. Local traffic should use Kent Street and Williams Street to avoid construction.
•?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 West Exchange Street and West Market Street: Traffic on both streets has been shifted into the right lanes and work has begun in the left lanes. This is in preparation for the removal of state Route 59 between West Exchange and West Market which is planned for early in 2017. Traffic will be maintained.
•?West Waterloo Road, between Eagon Street and 30th Street Southwest: Closed for sewer reconstruction until late September. A detour is posted. Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.
•?Riverview Road, between Smith Road and Bath Road: Closed until further notice to rehabilitate a portion of the Main Outfall Sewer. There will also be lane restrictions from Lock 22 Plaza on Merriman to Smith Road. Detours are posted.
•?East Wilbeth Road, between Brown Street and I-77: Closed for construction until late October. A detour will be posted. Local residents and emergency vehicles will have access on East Wilbeth between South Main Street and Brown Street.
•?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.
•?East Market Street, between Cook Street and Willard Street: Lane restrictions for sanitary sewer repairs and water main construction until mid-October. Work includes reconstruction of walks, lighting, crosswalks and resurfacing. Lane configurations will be changed as work progresses.
•?Seiberling Street, between Innovation Way/Seiberling Street roundabout and Archwood Avenue: The road has been reopened to through traffic in both directions, but it will be shifted to the west side of the street until reconstruction of sanitary sewers is completed in early November.
•?Dan Street, between East North Street and Evans Avenue: The road is closed for sanitary and storm sewer construction until November.
•?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 crack sealing on various roads: There will be daily lane restrictions for crack sealing through late September in the following locations: state Route 93 north of state Route 619; and state Route 162 between state Route 21 and western Akron limits.
•?I-76, between the Medina County line and Central Avenue in Norton and Barberton: Nightly lane restrictions through April for pavement repairs.
•?I-77 south, between state Route 241 and Killian Road in Green and Coventry Township: Lane restrictions in both directions until further notice from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly for resurfacing.
•?North Van Buren Avenue and Fairview Avenue in Barberton: Until further notice, there will be daily lane restrictions for resurfacing on North Van Buren Avenue between Robinson Avenue and Fairview Avenue, and on Fairview Avenue between Norton Avenue and state Route 619.
•?Cleveland-Massillon Road, between Greenridge Road and Pleasant Drive in Norton: There will be lane restrictions through late September for placement of temporary pavement.
•?State Route 8, between Graham Road and state Route 303 in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow and Hudson: Route 8 will be reduced to one lane in each direction nightly for pavement repairs from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice.
•?State Route 18/Medina Road in Bath and Copley townships: State Route 18/Medina Road between Hametown Road and Medina Line Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction through early November for road construction. Occasional lane restrictions between I-77 and Hametown Road for road widening until further notice.
•?State Route 91 (North Avenue) southbound, between Howe Road and the Tallmadge Circle: Closed through mid-December for road widening. Detour is Howe Road to state Route 261 (Northeast Avenue).
•?State Route 91, between Post Road and Glenwood Drive in Twinsburg: Daily lane restrictions for drainage installation and widening of the northbound side of state Route 91 until further notice. The project also includes drainage repairs and installation of a roundabout on Route 91 and Glenwood Drive.
•?Glenwood Drive, on the west side of state Route 91 in Twinsburg: Closed through late September for road construction. Detour will be Route 91 to OFC Joshua Miktarian Memorial Parkway to Ravenna Road. Glenwood Drive on the east side of Route 91 is also closed through late September for roundabout construction. Detour is Route 91 to Post Road to Liberty Road.
•?State Route 303, just west of Olde 8 Road in Boston Heights: Lane restrictions until late September for bridge rehabilitation. During this time, traffic exiting the Metro Parks trailhead onto Route 303 and on Olde 8 Road at the intersection with Route 303 will not be permitted to make right turns.
•?I-271 in Richfield and Richfield Township: There is a bidirectional traffic pattern on I-271 northbound from just north of the Medina County line to the Ohio Turnpike. Although two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction on I-271 southbound, traffic will be split with one lane of southbound traffic crossed over onto I-271 northbound while the second lane remains on the I-271 southbound side.
•?I-271, between state Route 8 and the Cuyahoga County line in Macedonia: Lane restrictions for road widening until further notice. Speed limit in this area is reduced to 50 mph during construction.
•?I-271 southbound, one mile south of state Route 8 in Northfield Center Township: Reduced to two 10-foot lanes for slope repair until further notice.
•?State Route 82, between state Route 8 and South Bedford Road in Macedonia: There will be nightly lane restrictions for road widening until further notice.
•?State Route 82, between Alexandria Drive and Longwood Park in Macedonia: Reduced to one 10-foot lane in each direction for road widening until further notice.
•?I-71, between I-76 and state Route 18: Nightly lane closings as well as intermittent daily lane closings Monday through Friday for a preventive maintenance project. The speed limit is 55 miles per hour when workers/work zones are present. It is expected to be completed in October.
•?I-71 southbound exit ramp and state Route 303: The ramp and Route 303 just west of the I-71 interchange will have lane restrictions for a widening project until October. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on Route 303 in each direction elsewhere along the project corridor. Possible intermittent nightly lane closings from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for work on concrete medians.
•?I-71, just south of the Wayne County line to just south of I-76: Evening single-lane closings and nightly two-lane closings for a preventive maintenance project. It is expected to completed in October.
•?I-76, at its interchange with state Route 94 (High Street) in Wadsworth: Intermittent single-lane closings on Route 94 (High Street) as part of the Route 94 corridor improvement project. I-76 currently has the inside and outside shoulders closed. Off-peak lane closings are possible Tuesday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Route 94 will be reduced to one lane of through traffic in each direction with a center left-turn lane to complete widening along the project corridor. Work will continue through November. Delays should be expected and motorists should use an alternate route when possible.
•?U.S. 224, from Lake Road east to I-76: Intermittent lane closings for pavement repairs until October.
•?U.S. 42 (Pearl Road)/Fenn Road improvement project: Intermittent lane restrictions at the intersection of Fenn Road for striping and project finalization work through October.
•?State Route 18, from Boneta Road to just west of the Summit County line: Nightly lane closings for pavement repairs. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete in October.
•?State Route 18, between state Route 83 and Beat Road: Closed until Friday for a culvert replacement. A detour will be posted.
•?State Route 162 lane closings: Route 162, from U.S. 42 to state Route 94 (excluding state Route 3 overlap) and from Route 94 to the Summit County line, will have daily intermittent lane closings for a preventive maintenance project. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers. It is expected to continue until October.
•?State Route 606, from state Route 3 to state Route 94: Reduced to one lane of traffic until October for resurfacing. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times with flaggers.
•?Ridgewood Road, between River Styx Road and Montville Drive in Montville Township: Closed until early November for bridge repair.
•?Smith Road, between Spencer Road and River Corners Road in Spencer Township: Closed until early November for bridge reconstruction.
•?Sleepy Hollow Road, between Pearl Road (U.S. 42) and Pilgrim Valley Drive in Brunswick Hills Township: Closed through Friday for a culvert replacement.
•?River Corners Road, between Chatham Road and Spencer Mills Road in Spencer Township: Closed through Friday for embankment construction and pavement repairs at the railroad crossing.
•?I-76, between New Milford Road and Rock Springs Road in Edinburg and Rootstown townships: There are nightly lane restrictions in both directions from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. for resurfacing until further notice.
•?State Route 261, just east of Mogadore Road in Kent: Occasional lane restrictions for minor bridge repairs until further notice.
•?State Route 183, between the Stark County line and the northern intersection of U.S. 224: Daily lane restrictions for resurfacing until late October.
•?State Route 43, over I-80/Ohio Turnpike in Streetsboro: Lane restrictions from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for bridge repairs through early October.
•?State Route 14 in Streetsboro: Reduced to one lane with traffic maintained by flaggers until late September for placement of a retaining wall nightly from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
•?State routes 82 and 305 in Hiram: Until further notice, Route 82 just south of Route 305 and Route 305 just west of the Route 82/state Route 700 intersection will have occasional lane restrictions for sidewalk installation.
•?Norton Road, between state Route 700 and state Route 88 in Hiram Township: Closed through late October for a bridge replacement. A detour is posted.
•?I-77 in Jackson Township and Canton: Until late September, there will be nightly lane restrictions for pavement repairs between state Route 800 and just south of U.S. 62.
•?U.S. 30 in Canton and Canton Township: Between Route 297/Raff Road and state Route 43/Waynesburg Road, there will be lane restrictions for pavement repairs and resurfacing until further notice.
•?U.S. 62, between Kings Highway and state Route 93 in Sugar Creek Township: Closed until mid-November for two bridge deck replacements. Detour will be Route 93 to state Route 212 to state Route 21.
•?Lane restrictions for crack sealing: There will be daily restrictions through late September on the following: state Route 93 through Brewster; Route 93 between state Route 172 and state Route 21; and state Route 44 between Route 172 and the southern Louisville limits.
•?State Route 93 in Canal Fulton: Closed at Locust Street through late November for intersection reconstruction. Detour will be state Route 236 to state Route 21.
•?State Route 800, between 34th Street and 45th Street in Canton Township: Occasional lane restrictions until late September for resurfacing and pavement striping from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until further notice.
•?State Route 153, between Paris Avenue and state Route 183 in Washington Township: Daily lane restrictions for resurfacing until further notice.
•?State Route 21, between the Stark County line and the Summit County line: Intermittent lane closings for a spot pavement repair project until further notice. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction at all times.
•?State Route 95, from the Ashland County line to state Route 3: Reduced to one lane of traffic for resurfacing until October. One lane of traffic will be maintained by flaggers.
•?State Route 302, from Wooster to the Ashland County line: Possible intermittent lane closings until the end of September to complete a chip seal project.
•?State Route 604, one-half mile west of Camp Road: Closed for bridge repairs until October. A detour is posted.
Elsewhere in Northeast Ohio:
•?I-77 bridge over Cuyahoga River Valley, Independence and Cuyahoga Heights in Cuyahoga County: Painting of the structural steel on the bridge will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily with minimal traffic impact.
•?I-71, between Boston Road and U.S. 42 in Strongsville and Middleburg Heights: Lane closings for pavement marking and rumble strip installation from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through September.
•?I-71 culvert repairs in Strongsville: Work has begun to repair a culvert along I-71 north of state Route 82 (Royalton Road). It will take place on the shoulder and traffic will be maintained until further notice.
Traffic planners: Please fax traffic updates to 330-996-3033.