Downtown Akron traffic advisories

Main Street is open to both northbound and southbound traffic between Cedar St. and Perkins St.! Downtown businesses are open and ready to serve you! Click here for restaurants open for dine in, patio, carry out and delivery service.

Click here for a downtown parking map. Need assistance while in downtown? Call the DAP Ambassador service at (330) 706-7383.

Events

Construction Updates

S. High St., E. Bowery St. to Church St.
Ocasek Building Underground Piping Installation

***On Monday, August 29, Kenmore Construction Co. and Akron Energy Systems plan to close the west half of the S. High St. and Church St. intersection as they begin work on an existing water main and the construction of a steam vault and service line that will be crossing S. High St. Traffic will continue to be maintained on S. High St. during this work but merged into a single lane around the work zone. Drivers wanting to reach Church St. will be detoured using S. High St., University Ave. and S. Main St.
***The first phase of this project is expected to be completed by Friday, September 23, and remaining work on the east side of the street is expected to start and continue through Friday, October 28.

Main Street Project Phase 2

***Karvo Companies, Inc., Ohio Edison, H.M. Miller Construction Co. and the City of Akron continue work along E. Market St. between High St. and Dart Ave.
***Beginning Monday, September 26, H.M. Miller Construction Co. will be closing the north 2 lanes of E. Market St. between S. High St. and Dart Ave. as they begin gas main replacement work. One lane will be maintained for westbound traffic and 2 lanes will be maintained for eastbound traffic.
Officers will be on site to help maintain traffic through the area. This portion of the project is expected to be completed by Friday, October 7.
Drivers are urged to use caution while proceeding through this area.
This remainder of the project is planned to be complete by Friday, November 18.

Main Street Phase II

Project Timeline: November 2020-June 2022

Click below for Main Street Phase 2 renderings
Birds Eye View of Project Area
Site Plan for Project Area
Click here for phasing map.

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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.