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Downtown Akron traffic advisories

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Akron Urban League Juneteenth Celebration with the City of Akron
Wednesday, June 19, 1-7 p.m.

The Akron Urban League Juneteenth Celebration with the City of Akron will be held at the John S. Knight Center on Wednesday, June 19, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The following road closures will occur in these areas from 8 a.m. through 9 p.m.:

  • The 2 east lanes of High Street will be closed from 41 S. High Street (The JSK Parking lot) to the northern corner of High St. and Mill St.
  • Mill Street will be closed between High St. and Broadway St.

Free parking will be available in the following parking decks:

Broadway Deck
High/Market Deck
Citi Center Deck

Click here for event details. Ride the Metro for free to and from the event.

National Interstate 8K & 1 Mile
June 28 & 29

Click here for road closures.

Click here for the 1 Mile course map.

Click here for the 8K course map.

Rib, White and Blue Festival
July 2: Festival set up
July 3-6 (festival events)

Main St. will close between State St. and Bowery St. for the festival. Set up will be begin at 9 a.m. on July 2. No street parking in the event footprint starting at 6 a.m. on July 2. Valet only will have access to S. Main St. between Church St. and Bowery St.

Click here for event details.

Akron RubberDucks Home Games
April 5-September 15

Main Street, between Buchtel Ave. and State St., will close 15 minutes before game time for each home game. Click here for Akron RubberDucks schedule.

Rock the Lock
Lock 3 Backyard, Fridays, May 24-August 30
Bowery St. between Center St. and Quaker St. will close at 3p.m. for each concert. 

Click here for event schedule.


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 - 285 S. Main St.
Opportunity Park Lot - 666 S. Broadway St.
Glendale Lot - 60 Glendale Ave.