Traffic Alerts

South Main Street

Market St to Cedar St

Starts: July 9, 2018
Ends: August 28, 2020

Limited Access

Kenmore Construction Co., Prime AE Group and the City of Akron continue work on the Main St. Corridor Project.
S. Main Street is closed to all southbound traffic between W. Market Street and W. Cedar Street as work continues on several different phases. Traffic is being detoured using S. High St.
>The first phase of the project is located between W. Market Street and W. Bowery Street. Northbound traffic has been shifted from the east side of the street over onto the newly paved west side. Traffic that is heading north on S. Main St. from W. Bowery St., and the traffic that is heading from the east and west on Mill St. to S. Main St., will now enter into the new roundabout and travel clockwise around it and exit to the north up S. Main St. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to E. Market St., S. High St. and E. Mill St. The westbound traffic will be detoured north up to MLK Jr. Blvd. and to W. Mill St. This portion is expected to be complete by June 30.
>The second phase of this project is located between W. State St. and W. Cedar St. Work continues along both sides of the street through this area. Northbound traffic will be shifted as needed. The remaining work within this stretch is expected to be complete by June 30.
>The third phase of this project is located between W. Bowery St. and W. State St. The west side of the street has been closed in front of Lock 3. Work within this stretch is expected to be complete by June 30.
Traffic will continue to be shifted as needed during this project. Drivers are urged to use caution while driving through this area.
The on street parking that is located on the east side of the street between University Ave. and W. Bowery St. will continue to be maintained to the maximum extent possible for local businesses.
This project is currently planned to be fully complete by August 28, 2020.
Beginning Monday, January 13, H.M. Miller Construction Co. and Dominion Energy will be closing S. Main St. to all traffic between E. Exchange St. and E. State St. as they work to complete the final portions of new gas main. This closure will only be in effect during the daytime hours. Traffic will be detoured using E. Exchange St., S. Broadway, E. State St. and S. Main St. This work is expected to be complete by Friday January 31.                                                                                                                                                     

Associated Projects

Main Street Corridor