Akron motorists will have to gear up for another headache on the roads.
Starting tonight at 9 p.m., the Ohio Department of Transportation will be closing the eastbound lanes of the Kenmore Leg (I-76) for nine days for bridge and pavement repairs. The closure will last through Sunday, June 10.
The detour will be will be I-277/US 224 east to I-77 north and then to I-76 west.
The construction is part of a $13.2 million project to resurface I-76, Interstate 277 and US 224.
The following ramp closures will also be in place with the Kenmore Leg closure:
- I-277 west to I-76 east (Kenmore Leg). The detour I-76 west to SR 21 north.
- The Wooster Rd./SR 619 on ramp to I-76/US 224 eastbound will be closed. The detour is Kenmore Blvd.
The westbound lanes of the Kenmore Leg will close at a later date.