University of Akron Polsky Building
University of Akron Polsky Building
Akron Childrens Hospital
Akron Childrens Hospital
Downtown is hard at work
Downtown is hard at work

Downtown Akron Traffic Advisories

SR59 Closures  
Monday, August 1

Kenmore Construction, G. Stephens and the City of Akron are planning to close W. State St., W. Center St. and Ash St. at the east side of Dart Ave. beginning on
Monday, August 1, 2016. W. Center St. and Ash St. will remain closed for approximately 2 months and W. State St. will be permanently closed between Locust
and Dart Ave.

A detour will be provided using W. Market St., S. Main St. and W. Bowery St. This work is being done in preparation for the removal of SR-59 between W. Exchange
St. and W. Market St. which is currently planned to begin in February, 2017.

SR59, Downtown/Market St. Ramp 
Closed until end of 2016

Kenmore Construction, G. Stephens and the City of Akron have closed the Downtown/Market St. exit ramp off of SR-59 East, due to work along Dart Avenue, and it will remain closed until the end of the year.

This work is being done in preparation for the removal of SR-59 between W. Exchange St. and W. Market St. which is currently planned to begin in February, 2017.
 

Interstate 76 in the City of Akron
(Tuesday, August 2 – until further notice)

Beginning on Tuesday, August 2, at 8 p.m., the following lane restriction and ramp closures will be in place through mid-November for bridge removal. All closures are weather dependent.

  • I-76 between Grant St. and Inman St. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction.
  • The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg eastbound.
  • The ramp from SR 8 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be SR 59 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound.

(Wednesday, August 3 – until further notice)
Beginning Wednesday, August 3, at 9 p.m., the ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-77 southbound will be CLOSED through mid-November for bridge removal. The detour will be I-76/Kenmore Leg westbound to I-277 eastbound to I-77 southbound.

This work is part of a $15.6 million project to remove three bridges on I-76/I-77 over Johnston St. The project also includes the relocation of Johnston St. between Spicer St. and Brown St. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late July 2017.


Click here to view current Summit County traffic advisories.

Akron Rubber Ducks Home Games
Beginning April 14, Main St. between State & Buchtel, will be closed 15 minutes before each home game. The road will reopen after the game. Click here for the Akron Rubber Ducks schedule.

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City-owned decks and lots

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.