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Summit County: Construction update

 

Week of July 4, 2022

Summit County (Thursday, June 30, 2022) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Summit County next week. All scheduled work is weather permitting.

 

Interstate 76 widening and reconstruction, Akron & Barberton – reconfiguration of I-76/Wooster Rd./State St. interchange to improve traffic. Project also includes widening of I-76 between Summit Rd. and 27th St. Estimated completion, summer 2022.
NEW IMPACT – On Thursday evening, June 30 at 9 p.m., the ramp from State St. to I-76 eastbound will be closed through Friday morning, July 1, at 6 a.m. The detour will be I-76 westbound to Barber Rd. to I-76 eastbound.
ONTINUING IMPACT

  • SR 619 has various lane restrictions between State St. and Kenmore Blvd. for resurfacing.
  • I-76 between I-76/Kenmore Leg and State St. has occasional lane restrictions.

 

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.
CONTINUING IMPACTS - The following lane restrictions and closures are currently in place:

  • The ramp from State Route 8 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound is CLOSED through May 2023. The detour is I-77 southbound to I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg northbound.
  • The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound is CLOSED through May 2023. The detour is I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg northbound.
  • The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 eastbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg to I-76 eastbound.
  • The ramp from I-277/U.S. 224 westbound to I-77 northbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg.
  • The ramp from I-277/U.S. 224 eastbound to I-77 northbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is I-76/Kenmore Leg.
  • The ramp from Waterloo Rd. to I-77 northbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is Waterloo Rd. to Main St.
  • The ramp from State Route 764/Wilbeth Rd. to I-77 northbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is Coventry St. to Waterloo Rd. to Main St.
  • The ramp from Archwood Ave. to I-77 northbound is CLOSED through late fall 2022. The detour is Burkhard St. to Wilbeth Rd. to Coventry St. to Waterloo Rd. to Main St.
  • The ramp from I-77 southbound to Lovers Lane/Cole Ave. is permanently closed. Motorists should use the Archwood Ave. exit.
  • All ramps to SR 59/Akron Innerbelt westbound from Rand Ave./Rhodes Ave. are closed through late fall 2022. The detour is SR 261/V. Odom Blvd.
  • The ramp from I-76 westbound to East Ave. is closed through late fall 2022. The detour is I-76 west/I-77 north to V. Odom Blvd. to East Ave.
  • The ramp from I-77 northbound to Wilbeth Rd. is closed through late September 2022. The detour is U.S. 224 eastbound to Kelly Ave.
  • I-77 northbound between I-277/U.S. 224 and the Central Interchange is reduced to two lanes.
  • Motorists traveling on I-76 west/I-77 north between Princeton St. and the Kenmore Leg should be aware of a contraflow pattern. I-76 west/I-77 north is split into two separate lanes. The right lane is traveling on I-76 west/I-77 north while the left lane is crossed over onto I-76 east/I-77 south. Traffic wishing to exit at Dart Ave. or I-76/Kenmore Leg needs to remain in the right lane.
  • I-77/SR 8 northbound between LaFollette St. and Perkins St. has a new traffic patten. Northbound motorists are spilt into two separate lanes. The left lane is crossed over onto the southbound direction while the right lane remains on the northbound side. Motorists wishing to exit at Carrol St. from SR 8 northbound will need to stay in the right lane.

 

Interstate 77/277/U.S.224 pavement replacement and widening, Coventry Township
CONTINUING IMPACT - The following lane restrictions and closure is currently in place:

  • I-77 southbound traffic is placed in a contraflow traffic pattern. I-77 southbound traffic is split, with the left lane being crossed over onto I-77 northbound, while the right two lanes will continue on I-77 southbound. Motorists wishing to exit at Arlington Rd. need to remain in the right lanes.
  • I-77 northbound and southbound between I-277/U.S. 224 and Arlington Rd. is reduced to three 11-foot lanes.
  • The ramp from I-277 eastbound to I-77 southbound is reduced to one lane.
  • Warner Rd. under I-77 has occasional daily closures between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. A detour will be posted.

Estimated completion, July 2024.

 

Interstate 480 resurfacing, Macedonia, Twinsburg & Hudson
I-480 between the Portage County line and the Cuyahoga line has various nightly lane restrictions between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Estimated completion, November 2022.
 

State Route 8 reconstruction in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Hudson & Boston Heights  

  • State Route 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 has various daily and nightly lane restrictions for bridge repairs and striping.
  • Graham Rd. over SR 8 has various daily lane restrictions.

Estimated completion, late July 2022.

 

State Routes 93 & 162 resurfacing, Akron
The following locations have daily lane restrictions for resurfacing:

  • SR 93 between Wilbeth Rd. and V. Odom Blvd.
  • SR 162 between Glendale Ave. and Storer Ave.

Estimated completion, mid-August 2022.

 

State Route 619, sanitary sewer, Green
SR 619 eastbound from just east of Fortuna Dr. to just east of I-77 is closed through mid-August for sanitary sewer work performed by the City of Green. The detour is Arlington Rd. to Boettler Rd. to SR 241.

Estimated completion, late August 2022.

 

Brecksville Rd. resurfacing, Richfield
NEW IMPACT – Beginning Monday, July 11, Brecksville Rd. between SR 303 and SR 21 will have various lane restrictions. Estimated completion, late August 2022.

 

Munroe Falls Avenue resurfacing, Monroe Falls
Munroe Falls Ave. between SR 91 and the western Munroe Falls Corporation limit has various daily lane restrictions. Estimated completion, mid-July 2022.

 

Wooster Rd./Robinson Ave. intersection improvements, Barberton
Wooster Rd. at Robinson Ave. and Robinson Ave. at Wooster Rd. has various daily and nightly lane restrictions. Estimated completion, June 2023.