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Summit County: Construction update

 

 

Week of December 20, 2021

Summit County (Wednesday, December 22, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Summit County. All scheduled work is weather permitting.

 

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 IMPACT
On Tuesday evening, January 18th, the following closures will occur through Wednesday morning, January 19, at 5 a.m.

  • The ramp from I-76 west to State Route 8 north will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. The detour will be I-76 west to Main St. to I-76 east to SR 8 north.
  • Inman St. under I-76 will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. The detours will be 5th St. to Arlington St. to Clark St.

NEW IMPACT
On Wednesday evening, January 19, at 10 p.m., the ramp form I-76 west to SR 8 north will be closed through Thursday morning, January 20, at 5 a.m. The detour will be I-76 westbound to Main St. to I-76 east to SR 8 north.
NEW IMPACT
On Thursday evening, January 20 at 10 p.m., the ramps from I-76 east and west to I-77 south will be closed through Friday morning, January 21, at 5 a.m. The detour will be I-76/Kenmore Leg to I-277/U.S. 224 east to I-77 south.
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-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-76west/I-77 north to V. Odom Blvd. to East 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 new traffic 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.
  • Motorists traveling on State Route 8 southbound between Carroll St. and Johnston St. should be aware of a new traffic pattern. State Route 8 southbound traffic will split with the left lane being crossed over onto State Route 8 northbound, while the right two lanes will continue on State Route 8 southbound.

 

 

Interstate 77/277/U.S.224 pavement replacement and widening, Coventry Township
CONTINUING IMPACTS

  • 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.

Estimated completion, July 2024.

 

State Route 8 reconstruction in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Hudson & Boston Heights  
State Route 8 northbound and southbound has occasional lane restrictions. Estimated completion, July 2022.

 

State Route 18 resurfacing, Akron & Fairlawn
NEW IMPACT

State Route 18 between Revere Rd.and Rand Ave. has various daily and nightly lane restrictions. Estimated completion, mid-January 2021.

 

State Route 91, U.S. 224 & Canton Rd. widening and safety improvements, Lakemore & Springfield Township
The following traffic patterns are in place:

  • Canton Rd. between Springfield Lake Dr and US 224 cannot make a left turn. Northbound traffic should use the U-turn at Linwood Rd and southbound traffic should use the U-turn at Springfield Lake Dr.
  • State Route 91 and Canton Rd between the Lakemore Shopping Plaza and Russet Lane has various lane restrictions.
  • U.S. 224 between E. Park Way and Ewart Rd. has various lane restrictions.