Due to the need to move equipment and set up the Main Stage, Main Street will close at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31.
Pedestrian access to Main Street businesses will be maintained throughout the day on December 31.
The following streets will be closed:
Main Street between Bowery Street and State Street from 9 a.m.- 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31.
Bowery Street from Main to Water during fireworks from 8:30-9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Water Street from Bowery to Canal Square parking garage from 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31.
The following meters will be bagged starting at 4 a.m. on Tuesday:
Meters on the East and West side of Main Street between Bowery and State
All meters on High Street between Mill and Bowery (for bus parking)
All meters on Water Street between Bowery and State
All meters on Bowery between Main and Water Street
All city owned parking decks are free after 3 p.m. on First Night Akron.
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STARTING MONDAY, SEPT. 23, 2013
Dart Avenue will be reduced to one lane between Cedar Street and State Street. In addition, the two exit lanes entering Dart Avenue from Route 59 just north of Exchange Street will also be reduced to one lane. This is necessary to accommodate deep excavation on the east side of Dart in the vicinity. This condition will be maintained for six weeks.
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.