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Portage County
Weekly Traffic Advisory
 
***NEW***
Stroup Rd. in Atwater Township
(until further notice)
Stroup Rd. between US 224 and Mott Rd. is NOW OPEN.
 
State Routes 14/59 in Ravenna Township
(until further notice)
SR 14 between SR 5 and SR 59 is reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction.
(until further notice)
SR 59 westbound between SR 5 and SR 14 is CLOSED through late August 2016 for roadway reconstruction. The detour is SR 5 to SR 14. This work is part of a $4.9 million project to eliminate the fifth leg at the SR 14/SR 59 and Newton Falls Rd. intersection. The project also includes resurfacing of SR 59 from the Ravenna Corporation limit to SR 5 and the widening of SR 14 between SR 5 and SR 59. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by October 2016.
 
State Routes 43 & 82 in the City of Aurora
(Monday, May 2 – until further notice)
Beginning Monday, May 2, SR 43 between the southern Aurora Corporation limit and SR 82 and between Treat Rd. and the Geauga County line will have various daily lane restrictions for resurfacing. This work is the beginning of a $1.7 million project to resurface SR 43 between the southern Aurora Corporation limit and SR 82 and between Treat Rd. and the Geauga County line and the resurfacing of SR 82 between SR 43 and the Summit County line. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by September 2016.
 
Interstate 76 in Edinburg and Rootstown Townships
(until further notice)
I-76 between New Milford Rd. and Rock Springs Rd. has various nightly lane restrictions for milling and resurfacing. These restrictions will occur nightly between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. This work is the beginning of a $4.3 million project to resurface I-76 between New Milford Rd. and Rock Springs Rd. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late September 2016.
 
 
***ONGOING***
 
Norton Rd. in Hiram Township
(until further notice)
Norton Rd. between SR 700 and SR 88 is currently closed through mid-May for a bridge replacement. The detour is SR 700 to SR 305 to Udall Rd. This work is the beginning of $1.4 million project to replace bridges on Norton Rd., Canada Rd. and Allen Dr. as part of the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late October 2016.
 
Industry Rd. in Rootstown and Edinburg Townships
(until further notice)
Industry Rd. between Cook Rd. and Giddings Rd. is closed through late April for a bridge replacement. The detour is Cook Rd. to New Milford Rd. to Tallmadge Rd. This work is part of a $1.1 million project to replace bridges on Johnnycake Rd., Industry Rd. and Stroup Rd. as part of the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by May 2016.
 
State Route 225 in Deerfield and Palmyra Townships
(until further notice)
SR 225 between SR 14 to just north of I-76 has various lane restrictions for resurfacing. This work is the beginning of an $800,000 project to resurface SR 225 from SR 14 to just north of I-76. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by July 2016.
 
 
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The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
“The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.”