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Downtown Akron traffic advisories

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Saturday, March 9, 12 p.m.

Parade Route: S. Main St. between Cedar St. and Bowery St.

S. Main St. between Bartges St. and Cedar St.: Total closure (except parade participants) from 10:00 a.m. until approximately 1:00 p.m.

S. Main St. between Cedar St. and Mill St.: Total closure from 11:45 a. m. until approximately 1:00 p.m.

W. Bowery St. between Center St. and S. High St.: Total closure between 11:45 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m.

No street parking on S. Main St. between Bartges St. and Mill St. Saturday, March 9, 6 a.m. until completion of the parade. Any vehicles parked on S. Main St. or anywhere in the route will be towed starting at 8 a.m. on March 9.

Officers will be on site for the closure to assure safety for everyone. Roads are expected open completely by 1:30 p.m.


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.
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/Buchtel Lot - 219 S. Main St.
Opportunity Park Lot - 666 S. Broadway St.
Glendale Lot - 60 Glendale Ave.