Thursday, August 15, 2013
Nightly Ramp Closures at the Central Interchange
Interstate 76 & 77 in the City of Akron
(Friday, August 16 – Saturday, August 17)
Beginning on Friday, August 16 at 10 p.m. the ramp from I-76 westbound to I-77 southbound will be closed through Saturday, August 17 at 6 a.m. for pavement milling. The detour will be East Ave. to I-76 eastbound.
(Sunday, August 18 – Monday, August 19)
Beginning Sunday, August 18 at 10 p.m. the ramp from I-76 eastbound to SR 8 northbound will be closed for pavement milling. The detour will be Fuller St. to I-76 westbound.
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.
“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