Interstate 76 in the City of Akron
(Tuesday, August 2 – until further notice)
Beginning on Tuesday, August 2, at 9 p.m., the following lane restriction and ramp closures will be in place through mid-November for bridge removal. All closures are weather dependent.
- I-76 between Grant St. and Inman St. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction.
- The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg eastbound.
- The ramp from SR 8 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound will be CLOSED. The detour will be SR 59 southbound to I-77 northbound/I-76 westbound.
(Wednesday, August 3 – until further notice)
Beginning Wednesday, August 3, at 9 p.m., the ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-77 southbound will be CLOSED through mid-November for bridge removal. The detour will be I-76/Kenmore Leg westbound to I-277 eastbound to I-77 southbound. This work is part of a $15.6 million project to remove three bridge on I-76/I-77 over Johnston St. The project also includes the relocation of Johnston St. between Spicer St. and Brown St. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late July 2017.