Main Street Corridor

Mill St to Cedar St

Starts: June 2018
Ends: September 2020

Project Description

This project includes full improvements in the core of downtown Akron on Main Street between Cedar Street and Mill Street. It is a complete street design encompassing amenities for all users including pedestrians, bicycles, transit users, and vehicles. Improvements include new pavement, sidewalk, cycletrack, utilities, signalization, lighting, landscaping and other amenities. A roundabout will be built at the intersection of Mill/Main, and two mid block crossings for pedestrians will be built. Also included are green infrastructure improvements including permeable paving in the parking lanes.

Anticipated Maintenance of Traffic

Construction will be phased such that traffic flow will be maintained in one direction at a time.

Dollar Value of Project


Benefits to Akron Upon Completion of Work

The construction of this project will provide a better user experience in the heart of downtown and replace crumbling infrastructure, making for a more vibrant live/work/play environment. Access that is both functional and attractive will be provided for all users. The latest technology in lighting, signals, green infrastructure and roadway design will be used insuring  sustainable improvements with room to grow and change.