Downtown Akron traffic advisories
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Rand Ave & W. Mill St. intersection
Friday, July 24-September 4
Beginning Friday, July 24, the intersection of Rand Ave. and W. Mill St. will be closed to all traffic as Kenmore Construction Co. and the City of Akron continue work in the area.
Traffic that is heading west on W. Mill St. will be detoured using Dart Ave., W. Market St., S. Maple St., W. Cedar St. and Rand Ave.
This work is expected to be complete by Friday, September 4.
Main Street Updates
Kenmore Construction Co., Prime AE Group and the City of Akron continue work on the Main St. Corridor Project.
UPDATED WORK AND COMPLETION DATE:
Kenmore Construction Co., Prime AE Group and the City of Akron continue work on the Main St. Corridor Project. S. Main Street remains closed to all southbound traffic from W. Market Street to W. Exchange Street. Traffic is being detoured using S. High St. S. Main St. remains closed to northbound traffic between Buchtel Ave. and W. Mill St. Traffic will be detoured using Buchtel Ave., S. Broadway and E. Mill St. Access will be maintained from Buchtel Ave. up to the south side of the State St. intersection for emergency vehicles ONLY.
The intersection of S. Main St. and W. Bowery St. remains closed. Traffic heading west on E. Bowery St. to Akron Children’s Hospital will be detoured
using S. High St., W. Exchange St. and W. Bowery St.
The roundabout at S. Main St. and Mill St. has been re-opened to traffic from Mill St. Drivers are now able to enter into the roundabout from both the east
and west sides and then exit to the east, west or to the north. Drivers are urged to use caution while driving through these areas.
S. Main Street is expected to be re-opened to all traffic by Friday, August 14.
State Street Bridge Replacement
As part of the Main Street Corridor project, Kenmore Construction Co., Prime AE Group and the City of Akron have closed W. State St., between W.
Bowery St. and S. Main St., for bridge replacement. The contractor has opened the west end of the bridge, from W. Bowery St. to the State Street Parking Deck, and the east end has been closed at S. Main St. Eastbound traffic will be detoured using W. Bowery St., W. Cedar St. and S.
Main St. and westbound traffic will be detoured using S. High St., Exchange St., W. Bowery St. and W. State St.
This work is planned to be complete by August 21, 2020.
From the north: Using S. High Street, turn west (right) on W. Bowery St. Turn east (left) on State St. and enter the parking deck.
From the south: Using S. Broadway, turn west (left) on E. Exchange St., turn right (north) on W. Bowery St., turn right (east) on State St. and enter the deck.
From the west: Using Ceder St., turn left (north) on W. Bowery St., turn right (east) on State St. and enter the deck.
For updates on the Main Street project, visit DriveAkron.
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.