ODOT announces next week’s road projects

AKRON – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Summit County next week, weather permitting.

Interstate 76 projects
Interstate 76 pavement repairs, Tallmadge – Beginning Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., I-76 eastbound and westbound will have various lane restrictions through Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. for pavement repairs.
Interstate 76 bridge deck repairs, Akron – Oct. 26, at 10 p.m. and continuing through Oct. 27, at 5 a.m. the following lane restrictions and ramp closures will occur.

• I-76 westbound between Arlington Road and state Route 8 will be reduced to one lane.
• The ramp from Arlington Road to I-76 will be closed. A detour will be posted.
• The ramp from I-76 westbound to Inman St. will be closed. A detour will be posted.

State Route 8 projects

State Route 8 resurfacing, Akron – Oct. 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the ramp from state Route 8 northbound to Tallmadge Avenue will be closed while the city of Akron resurfaces Gorge Boulevard. A detour will be posted.

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