ODOT announces week’s highway projects

Interstate 76
Interstate 76 widening and reconstruction, Akron & Barberton – reconfiguration of I-76/Wooster Road/State Street interchange to improve traffic. Project also includes widening of I-76 between Summit Road and 27th Street Estimated completion, summer 2022.
Oct. 8 and 9, State Route 619/Wooster Road southbound under I-76 will be closed nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. The detour will be Kenmore Blvd. to I-76 westbound to Barber Road to I-76 eastbound to State Street.

Interstate 76 bridge repairs, Akron
Oct. 9 at 7 p.m., and continuing through Oct. 11 at 7 p.m., the following lane restrictions and ramp closures will be in place:
• I-76 eastbound between Arlington Road and Innovation Way will have various lane restrictions.
• The I-76 eastbound ramps to Kelly Avenue and Brittain Road will be closed. A detour will be posted.
• The ramp from Arlington Road to I-76 eastbound will be closed. A detour will be posted.


State Route 8 projects
State Route 8 reconstruction in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Hudson and Boston Heights – complete pavement replacement on state Route 8 between Graham Road and state Route 303. Estimated completion, July 2022.
Beginning Oct. 12, the ramp from State Route 303 to State Route 8 southbound will be closed through early November for reconstruction. The detour will be state Route 303 to Akron Cleveland Rd. to Seasons Rd. to State Route 8.
The ramp from state Route 8 southbound to state Route 303 is closed through Oct. 16 for reconstruction. The detour is state Route 8 south to Hines Hill Road to Dean Memorial Parkway to Boston Mills Road to Chittenden Road to state Route 303.

1 Comment

  1. BLACK JAX on October 13, 2020 at 6:50 am

    Ok it’s time to slow the traffic down on state st before someone gets killed. DO SOMETHING!

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