Date: Friday, December 15, 2017 Below is the current status of construction projects still considered active in Summit County. The Public Information Office will continue to notify you of any changes in lane restrictions and/or closures as they occur. As in previous years, we will no longer issue the weekly construction traffic advisory during the winter months. When the new construction season begins in spring 2018 we will again issue weekly advisories. ***NEW*** Interstate 76 & Main Street in the City of Akron (Friday, December 15) W. South St., Bachtel Ave., and W. Crosier St. at S. Main St. are NOW OPEN. (until further notice) The following traffic pattern and ramp closures are in place through late August 2018: I-76 eastbound and westbound from just east of SR 59/Innerbelt to just east of I-77/SR 8/Central Interchange is reduced to two lanes in each direction, with all traffic crossed over onto on the westbound lanes of I-76. · The ramp from Lakeshore Blvd. to I-76 eastbound is CLOSED. The detour will be Lakeshore to W Thorton St. to Grant St. to E Exchange St. to Spicer St. to Carroll St. to SR 8. The ramp from I-76 eastbound to I-77 southbound is CLOSED. The is I-76/Kenmore Leg westbound to I-277 eastbound to I-77 southbound. · The ramp from I-77 northbound to I-76 westbound is CLOSED through late August 2018 for roadway reconstruction. The detour is I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg eastbound. (until further notice) The ramp from SR 8 southbound to I-76 westbound is CLOSED through late August 2019 for roadway reconstruction. The detour is I-77 southbound to I-277 westbound to I-76/Kenmore Leg eastbound. (until further notice) E. Voris St. between Main St. and Coburn St. is closed through late April for roadway construction. The detour is Russell St. to Coburn St. (until further notice) Thornton St. eastbound between Coburn St. and Wolf Ledges Parkway is reduced to one lane through late April for roadway construction. (until further notice) Thornton St. westbound between Main St. and Broadway St. is closed through late April for roadway construction. The detour is Broadway St. to Exchange St. to High St. to Main St. (until further notice) The following closures are in place for a bridge replacement: Grant St. over I-76 is CLOSED through early January 2018. The detour is Crosier St. to Wolf Ledges Parkway to Thornton St. to Grant St. The ramp from Grant St. to I-76 eastbound/I-77 southbound is closed through late December. The detour is Grant St. to Exchange St. to Spicer St. to Carroll St. to SR 8 southbound to I-76 eastbound. The ramp from I-76 westbound/I-77 northbound to Grant St. is permanently closed. The detour is I-76 westbound to Broadway St. to Thornton St. to Grant St. or I-76 westbound to Broadway St. to Thornton St. to Main St. to Miller St. to Bellows St. to Crosier St. to Grant St. (until further notice) Bartges St. eastbound between Main St. and High St. is closed through January 2018. The detours are: Eastbound Bartges St. – S. Main St. to Cedar St. to High St. Southbound Main St. - Bartges St. to Rhodes Ave. to Thornton St. to Main St. (until further notice) E. Bartges St. between High St. and Broadway St. is closed through January 2018 for roadway construction. The detours are: Eastbound W. Bartges St.: Main St. to E. Exchange St. From S. Broadway St.: E. Exchange to S. Main to Bartges (until further notice) Main St. and Broadway St. between Miller Rd. and Bartges St. has various lane restrictions for roadway construction. This work is part of an $84 million project to reconstruct I-76/Main St. and Broadway St. interchange in the City of Akron. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by July 2020. ***ONGOING*** Interstate 76 in the Cities of Norton and Barberton (until further notice) The following restrictions and closure are in place through early May 2018, for the reconstruction of the Cleveland Massillon Rd. bridge over I-76: Cleveland Massillon Rd. over I-76 is reduced to one lane in each direction Oser Rd. at Cleveland Massillon Rd. is closed. The detour is Cleveland Massillon Rd. to Greenfall Rd. to Easton Rd. · The I-76 eastbound exit ramp to Cleveland Massillon Rd. is restricted to a right turn only. The detour for motorists wanting to turn left is Cleveland Massillon Rd. to Norton Ave. to Barber Rd. SR 261 OR I-76 eastbound to Barber Rd to SR 261. I-76 westbound to Cleveland Massillon Rd. is restricted to a right turn only for trucks. The truck detour is I-76 westbound to SR 21 south to I-76 eastbound to Cleveland Massillon Rd. (until further notice) I-76 between the Medina County line and Central Ave. has occasional nightly lane restrictions for pavement widening. This work is part of an $80.4 million project to reconstruct the pavement on I-76 between the Medina County line and Central Ave. The project also includes the widening of I-76 between SR 21 and Central Ave. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late July 2019.