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Downtown Akron Traffic Advisories  

Interstate 76 in the City of Akron
(Friday, April 29 – Monday, May 2)
Beginning Friday, April 29, at 7 a.m. through Monday, May 2, at 6 a.m. the following ramp closures and lane restrictions will take place for bridge deck overlays. All work is weather dependent.

The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 eastbound will be closed. The detour will be I-77 northbound to Grant St. to I-76 eastbound.
The ramp from SR 8 southbound to I-76 eastbound will be closed. The detour will be I-77 northbound to Grant St. to I-76 eastbound.
The exit ramp from I-76 eastbound to Arlington Rd. will be closed. The detour will be Englewood Ave. to Seiberling St. to Market St.
The entrance ramp from Arlington Rd. to I-76 eastbound will be closed. The detour will be 2nd Ave. to Fuller St. to 3rd Ave. to Innovation Way.
I-76 eastbound between Grant St. and Fuller St. will have various lane restrictions.

This work is the beginning of a $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.

(Friday, May 6 – Monday, May 9)
Beginning Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. the following ramp closures and lane restrictions will take place for bridge repairs:

The ramp from I-76 westbound to SR 8 northbound will be closed. The detour will be I-76 westbound to Grant St. to I-76 eastbound.
The ramp from I-76 westbound to Inman St. will be closed. The detour will be I-76 westbound to Grant St. to I-76 eastbound.
I-76 westbound between Inman St. and Fuller St. will have various lane restrictions.

(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 a $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.

South Broadway St. in the City of Akron
(Monday, May 2 – Saturday, May 6)

Beginning on Monday evening, May 2, South Broadway St. will be reduced to one lane nightly through Saturday morning, May 7 for building demolition work. During this time, traffic may be subject to periodic short term traffic stoppage lasting no longer than 10 minutes. These restrictions will occur nightly between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.

 Interstate 76 in the City of Akron
(Tuesday, May 3)

On Tuesday morning, May 3, the I-76 westbound ramp to Main St / Downtown will be closed between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. for building demolition. The detour will be I-76 Westbound to Dart Ave to W. Thornton St.

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.