Downtown Akron Traffic Advisories
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Akron RubberDucks Games
Through August 2018
Main St. between Stae and Buchtel will close for the Akron RubberDucks pre-game festival and game. On all game days, Main St. will close approximately 30 minutes before game time. Click here for season schedule.
OCIT Rack 37
Through June 8, 2018
S. Main St. between Church & University
Kenny / Obayashi JV, HM Miller Construction Co. and the City of Akron, plan to close S. Main St. between Church St. and University Ave. on Monday, March 26 as they continue work on the OCIT Rack 37 Diversion Structure Relocation in front of Lock 3.
During this closure, southbound traffic will be detoured using W. Bowery St., S. High St. and University Ave. Northbound traffic will be detoured using University Ave., Broadway, and W. Bowery St. Church Street will be closed at S. Main St., but access will be maintained from S. High St. to Summit County Parking Deck and to Maiden Lane.
On street parking for S. Main St. will be maintained during this project and access to this area will be from the south end at University Ave.
Exchange & Main St. Intersection
Exchange Street Duct Bank Replacement
Through May 18, 2018
West Center Street Bridge
Rand Ave to Dart Ave
November 27, 2017- July 20, 2018
Kenmore Construction, G. Stephens and the City of Akron have closed the W. Center Street Bridge, which is located over SR 59.Traffic will be detoured using Rand Ave., W. State St. Bridge and Dart Ave. The existing bridge is being removed and a new bridge is being constructed as part of the removal of SR 59 between W. Exchange St. and W. Market St.
W. Exchange, Water St. to Locust St.
Through August 31, 2018
UPDATE:Exchange Cedar Steam Condensate
***Wartko Construction and the City of Akron have closed the metered parking and two through lanes along the north side of W. Exchange Street between Water St. and Locust Street. The portion which is located west of W. Bowery is planned to be re-opened by Friday, April 6, and the area located to the east of Bowery is planned to remain closed through the end of the project.
W. Exchange & W. Cedar, S. Portage Path to S. Broadway
Through July 24, 2018
W. Exchange Cedar Signalization
SET, Inc., DLZ and the City of Akron continue work on a road diet /signalization project which is located on both W. Cedar and W. Exchange Streets between S. Portage Path and S. Broadway. SET continues the installation of new traffic signs along both W. Cedar Street and W. Exchange between S. Portage Path and Broadway. This work is expected to be completed by Saturday, April 21. There will be temporary lane closures and shifting of traffic as needed. SET has closed the 2 left lanes of W. Cedar St. between Bonnie Brae Ave. and S. Broadway. As the work is being completed in this stretch, two lanes will be maintained at all times for eastbound traffic. This portion is expected to be complete by Friday, June 1.
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.