Downtown Akron traffic advisories

Main Street is open to both northbound and southbound traffic between Cedar St. and Market 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

Tuesday, May 24, 11 a.m.
Akron RubberDucks Education Day
Canal Park

Main Street between State St. and Exchange St. will be closed starting at 9:30 a.m. and remain closed for the duration of the game.

More than 100 buses will be in the downtown area to drop off students at Canal Park starting at 9:30 a.m. Game time is 11 a.m. Officers will be on scene to orchestrate the ingress and egress of the buses. Buses will be parked south of the immediate downtown area. 

Akron RubberDucks Home Games
April 12-September 18
Main St. between Buchtel Ave. & State St.

Main St. will close between Buchtel Ave. and State St. during each home game. Click here for game schedule.

Construction Updates

Main Street Project Phase 2

Main Street Corridor Phase 2 Karvo Companies, Inc. and the City of Akron continue work on a full improvement project which is located on Main St. between W. Mill St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. S. Main St. has been re-opened to traffic in both directions between E. Market
St. and Mill St. Work continues to be completed along both sides of the street, so occasional lane closures and shifting of traffic are to be expected.
N. Main St. remains closed to all thru traffic between E. Market St. and MLK Jr. Blvd. Northbound traffic is being detoured using E. Market St., N. Broadway and MLK Jr. Blvd. Southbound traffic is being detoured using MLK Jr. Blvd., N. High St. and E. Market St. Access continues to be maintained to the local businesses from the north end of the project at MLK Jr. Blvd.
Drivers are urged to use caution while proceeding through these areas.
***This street is expected to be re-opened to traffic May 13, 2022.

E. Market St. between Dart Ave & High St.
Main Street Corridor Phase 2

Main Street Corridor Phase 2
Karvo Companies, Inc. and the City of Akron continue work on a full improvement project which is located on Main St. between W. Mill St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
***Main St. has been re-opened to traffic in both directions between Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Mill St., but work continues to be completed along both sides of the street.
***Lane closures and shifting of traffic are still to be expected, so drivers are urged to use caution while proceeding through these areas.
This project is expected to be complete by Friday, July 29.

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.