Interstate 76 widening and reconstruction, Akron and Barberton

Reconfiguration of I-76/Wooster Road North/State Street interchange to improve traffic.

The project also includes widening of I-76 between Summit Road and 27th Street Estimated completion, summer 2022.

New impacts

• Beginning on Friday night, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m., State Route 619/Wooster Road North will be closed under Interstate 76 through Saturday afternoon, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. All detours will be posted.

• Motorists should be aware of a new bi-directional traffic with I-76 eastbound and westbound reduced to two lanes in each direction with all lanes being maintained on the newly constructed eastbound side of I-76.


  1. John Madden on December 7, 2020 at 8:44 am

    Hey Steve lemmy explain it to ya. Ya got your bridge right here X Over here’s your off ramp 0 . Ya take your bridge X and run it right up the highway 🛣. Then ya take your off ramp 0 and run it right up in behind the GUARD rail. Its failproof……similar to the lonesome polecat…….

  2. Steven J Shannon on December 4, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    Confusing verbiage. A map would help a lot.

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