Downtown Akron traffic advisories

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Main St. Corridor Project.
***S. Main St. has been re-opened to all traffic between W. Market St. and W. Bowery St., but remains closed between W. Bowery St. and E. Buchtel
Southbound traffic will continue being detoured using S. High St. and northbound traffic will be detoured using Buchtel Ave., S. Broadway and E.
Mill St. Access will be maintained from Buchtel Ave. up to the south side of the State St. intersection for emergency vehicles ONLY.
***Drivers are urged to use caution while driving through this area. S. Main Street is expected to be re-opened to ALL traffic within the full
project limits by Friday, September 25.

Rand Ave & W. Mill St. intersection
Friday, July 24-September 4

Beginning Friday, July 24, the intersection of Rand Ave. and W. Mill St. will be closed to all traffic as Kenmore Construction Co. and the City of Akron continue work in the area.
Traffic that is heading west on W. Mill St. will be detoured using Dart Ave., W. Market St., S. Maple St., W. Cedar St. and Rand Ave.
This work is expected to be complete by Friday, September 4.

State Street Bridge Replacement
As part of the Main Street Corridor project, Kenmore Construction Co., Prime AE Group and the City of Akron have closed W. State St., between W.
Bowery St. and S. Main St., for bridge replacement. The contractor has opened the west end of the bridge, from W. Bowery St. to
the State Street Parking Deck, and the east end has been closed at S. Main St. Eastbound traffic will be detoured using W. Bowery St., W. Cedar St. and S.
Main St. and westbound traffic will be detoured using S. High St., Exchange St., W. Bowery St. and W. State St.
This work is planned to be complete by September 25, 2020.
For updates on the Main Street project, visit DriveAkron.


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.