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Downtown Akron Traffic Advisories  

The sidewalk in front of the former Stage Left building at 182 S. Main St. will closed for 2-3 weeks for building demolition. Access from inside Lock 3 to Lock 4 will also be restricted.
 

Interstate 76 in the City of Akron
(Friday, May 20 – Monday, May 23)

Beginning Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m.  I-76 westbound between I-77/Central Interchange and SR 59/Akron Innerbelt will be CLOSED through Monday morning, May 23, at 6 a.m. for bridge deck overlays and bridge repairs. The detour will be I-77 southbound to I-277 westbound to the Kenmore Leg (I-76 eastbound /I-77 northbound). 

As a result of the I-76 westbound closure the following ramps will be CLOSED during the same period:

  • The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be I-277 westbound to Kenmore Leg (I-76 eastbound /I-77 northbound) OR SR 8 northbound to SR 59/Akron Innerbelt.
  • The ramp from SR 8 southbound to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be I-77 southbound to I-277 westbound to Kenmore Leg (I-76 eastbound /I-77 northbound).
  • The ramp from South Main St. to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be S. Main St. to I-277 westbound to Kenmore Leg ( I-76 eastbound /I-77 northbound).
  • The ramp from Broadway St. to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be. Broadway St. to Thornton St. to Main St. to I-277 westbound to Kenmore Leg (I-76 eastbound /I-77 northbound).

(until further notice)
I-76 between the Kenmore Leg and the Portage County line has various nightly lane restrictions between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for concrete pavement repairs. This work is part of an $8.6 million project to perform various bridge repairs on I-76 between the Kenmore Leg and Portage County line. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late October 2016.

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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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.