(Monday, August 19, 2013)
 
Interstate 76 & 77 in the City of Akron
(Monday, August 19 – Friday, August 22)
The following ramps will be closed for resurfacing between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly. During these times, I-76 at the Central Interchange will have various lane restrictions:
·         Monday, August 19, I-76 westbound to I-77 southbound. The detour will be East Ave. to I-76 eastbound.
·         Tuesday, August 20, I-76 eastbound to SR 8. The detour will be Fuller St. to I-76 eastbound.
·         Wednesday, August 21, I-76 westbound to I-77 southbound. The detour will be East Ave. to I-76 eastbound.
·         Thursday, August 22, I-76 eastbound to SR 8. The detour will be Fuller St. to I-76 eastbound.
 
This work is part of a $1.3 million project to resurface I-76 at the Central Interchange and I-77 from I-76 (Kenmore Leg) to SR 162/Copley Rd. In addition, the project also includes two bridge overlays on I-76 eastbound and westbound at the Central Interchange over I-77 northbound and SR 8.The entire project is scheduled to be completed by September 2013.
 
 
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“Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.”
 
 
For more information contact:
Justin Chesnic at (330) 786-2209