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Akron traffic adventures continue

Interstate 76/77 Akron Beltway reconstruction, Akron: Reconstruction of I-76/I-77 between Princeton Ave. to V. Odom Blvd., I-77 between Cole Ave. and Waterloo Rd., and at State Route 8/I-76/I-77 Central Interchange.

NEW IMPACTS
The following ramps will be closed beginning Wednesday evening, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m. through late fall 2022:
All ramps to SR 59/Akron Innerbelt westbound from Rand Ave./Rhodes Ave. will be closed. The detour will SR 261/V. Odom Blvd. to I-77.
The ramp from SR 59 to I-76 westbound. The detour will be SR 261/V. Odom Blvd. to I-77.

NEW IMPACT
The following ramp closures will occur Thursday evening, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. and continue through Friday morning, January 14 at 5 a.m. for a traffic pattern switch:
The ramp from Main St. to I-76 westbound will be closed. The detour will be Main St. to I-277 west to I-76/Kenmore Leg.
The ramp from I-76 westbound to Dart Ave./SR 59 will be closed. The detour will be I-76 west to V. Odom Blvd. to I-76 east to Lakeshore Blvd.
The ramp from I-76 west to I-76/Kenmore Leg will be closed. The detour will be I-76 west to V. Odom Blvd. to I-77 south to I-76/Kenmore Leg.

NEW IMPACT
The following ramp closure and traffic pattern will be in place beginning Thursday evening Jan. 13 through late fall 2022:
The ramp from I-76 westbound to East Ave. will be closed. The detour will be I-76west/I-77 north to V. Odom Blvd. to East Ave.
Traffic on I-76 west/I-77 north between Princeton St. and the Kenmore Leg will be split into two separate lanes. One lane will remain on I-76 west/I-77 north while the other lane will be crossed over onto I-76 east/I-77 south. Traffic wishing to exit at Dart Ave. or I-76/Kenmore Leg will need to remain in the right lane.

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