Traffic Alerts

Hickory Street

W North St to Memorial Pky

Starts: November 4, 2015
Ends: December 31, 2018

No Access (Detour Posted)

Kenny / Obayashi V, A Joint Venture working with Kenmore Construction Co. and the City of Akron will close Hickory Street between W. North Street and Memorial Parkway. Local residents and emergency vehicle access on Hickory Street will be permitted. Access to Hickory from Silver Street will no longer be permitted. The closure is in preparation for the first work area on the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel (OCIT) project which includes the temporary relocation of the Towpath Trail to Hickory Street from Maple Street to near Memorial Parkway.
The closure will begin November 4, 2015 and extend for approximately three years. The posted detour route is: West North Street, North Howard Street, West Tallmadge Avenue, and Memorial Parkway.