Bikers by the Towpath
Bikers by the Towpath
Downtown showcases preservation
Downtown showcases preservation
Akron City Centre Hotel
Akron City Centre Hotel

April Road Closures

Akron Art Museum Installation
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Due to an Akron Art Museum Project, a portion E. Market Street will be closed in front of the Museum. The closure will begin after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 and plans to reopen by evening rush hour on Friday Wednesday, April 11, 2014. East and west bound traffic will be restricted but maintained.  East bound Market Street traffic will be merged into one lane beginning at Dart Avenue.  West bound Market Street traffic will maintain two lanes. 
Akron RubberDucks Street Party/Opening Day
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Street Party 4-6 p.m.; Game 6:35 p.m.
Main Street between State Street and Buchtel Avenue will be closed from 3 p.m. until the conclusion of the game.
Note: Main Street between State Street and Buchtel Avenue will be closed during every home game as a safety precaution.

Municipal Building Installation

Saturday April 12:

S. High Street will be closed between E. Bowery and Church streets beginning at 7 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m.  This is due to a new a/c unit being installed on top of the Municipal Building.

Color Me Rad 5K
Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Color Me Rad 5K will kick off at 9 a.m. at W. Bowery St. and Water St.  It will proceed south on Water Street, enter the Towpath a brief moment and again to Water Street.  It will go to W. Cedar Street where runners will turn left onto W. Bowery and take it to Opportunity Parkway. It will then turn south onto Pier Drive to east on W. Bartges where it will again enter the Towpath.  From this point, runners remain on the Towpath taking it to the Lock 3 finish line. Traffic on W. Bowery will be limited to south bound only.  Opportunity Pkwy will be closed for eastbound traffic at Dart Avenue.  W. Bartges Street. will be closed eastbound at Dart Avenue. Traffic that must have access to areas (residence and business alike) will be granted access at the direction of a police officer.

Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes
Friday April 25:
Walk-A-Mile in her shoes will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of lock 3.  Walkers will be lining up on S. Main Street. The road closures for this event will be more of a moving road block. The route is south on Main Street to east on Exchange Street to north on Broadway to west on Bowery Street to south on Main Street back to Lock 3.  As the walk progresses and the participants thin out, they will be moved to the sidewalk. This will likely occur on S. Broadway around Buchtel Avenue.

Akron RubberDucks Education Days
Wednesday, April 30 (& Wednesday, May 14)

10:35 a.m. (gates open at 9 a.m.)
Main Street between State and Exchange streets will be closed from 9 a.m. until the last school bus leaves (no later than 2:30 p.m.)


Downtown Parking in city-owned decks and lots is free all day on weekends and holidays, and after 6 p.m. on weekdays. The first hour of parking in city-owned decks is always free.

City-owned parking decks:
State Street (O'Neil's) Deck - 55 W. State St.
Akron Centre Deck - 11 W. Mill St.
Broadway Deck - 126 S. Broadway
Cascade Deck - 10 W. Mill St.
City-Center Deck - 132 S. High St.
High/Market Deck - 40 S. High St.
Morley Deck - 177 S. High St.
Opportunity Park Deck - 666 S. Broadway

City-owned parking lots:
Canal Place Lot - 500 S. Main St.
High Street Lot - 71 S. High St.
Main/Bartges Lot - 599 S. Main St.
Main/Buchtel Lot - 219 S. Main St.
Opportunity Park Lot - 666 S. Broadway St.
Glendale Lot - 60 Glendale Ave.