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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.


S. Main St. between Exchange St. and State St.
Tuesday, May 23, 9 a.m.
Tuesday, May 23, the Akron RubberDucks will host an education day. Game time is 11:05 a.m. This event will cause numerous buses to navigate the downtown area to drop off students at Canal Park. Officers will be on scene to orchestrate the ingress and egress of the buses. Buses will be parked south of the immediate downtown area. S. Main St. will be closed between State St. and Exchange St. beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. The road will open post-game as soon as all of the buses have been loaded. 

Akron RubberDucks Home Games
Main St., between Buchtel St. and State St.
Main St. will be closed between Buchtel St. and State St. during every Akron RubberDucks home game. Click here for schedule.

Construction Updates

S. Broadway St.
Friday, May 12
On Friday, May 12, beginning at 6:30am, Spano Bros. Construction will be closing the two left lanes of S. Broadway at the intersection of University Ave. as they work to repair an existing water main.
Traffic will continue to be maintained on S. Broadway, but it will need to be merged and shifted around the work zone.

In addition to the lane closures on S. Broadway, University Ave. will need to be closed to all thru traffic between S. High St. and S. Broadway. Westbound traffic will be detoured using S. Broadway, E. Bowery St. and S. High St., and the eastbound traffic will be detoured using S. High St., E. State St. and S. Broadway. Local access will only be maintained from S. High St. to this portion of University Ave. 

A second repair is also planned to occur in the west two lanes of S. Broadway just before E. Mill St. All traffic will continue to be maintained but merged and shifted around the work zone.


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/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.