Thursday, 21 April 2016 05:49

UPDATE Construction on 76 East Delayed

Written by Cory York and Mike Ward

UPDATE 1:40 PM: ODOT tells WAKR.net that the planned closures and construction have been delayed until next weekend due to the weather.

Construction around I-76 East will impact the morning commute for Friday, April 22.

Bridge work will close down several ramps around the Central Interchange beginning at 6 a.m. Friday.

The ramp from I-77 North to I-76 East will be closed. Drivers can detour around from I-77 North to Grant Street to I-76 East.

The ramp from State Route 8 South to I-76 East will be closed. Drivers can detour from I-77 North to Grant Street to I-76 East.

The entrance and exit ramps from I-76 East to Arlington will be closed.

Lastly there will be lane restrictions on I-76 East between Grant Street and Fuller Street.

This is all part of a $8.6 million bridge repair project by the Ohio Department of Transportation between the Kenmore Leg and the Portage County line. The entire project is projected to be completed by late October.

Follow @AkronTXWX to stay updated on the latest construction and traffic news around Akron.

 

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