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Travel to the Merriman Valley Has Several Detours

Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:18:00 PM

Riverview Road/Merriman Road - Lock 22 Plaza (Merriman Road) to West Bath Road
No Access (Detour Posted)
2/8/2016 to 7/1/2017

The Great Lakes Construction Co. and the City of Akron are currently planning to close Riverview Road between Smith Road and Bath Road starting around May 31, 2016, and except for a couple weeks during June or July of 2016, it will remain closed until approximately July, 2017. They continue to rehabilitate a portion of the Main Outfall Sewer.

The posted detour routes will utilize Smith Road, Sand Run Road, Yellow Creek Road, Bath Road, and Akron Peninsula Road. Merriman Rd/ Riverview Road will have construction activities performed from Lock 22 Plaza (Merriman Rd) to Smith Road and this portion of roadway will continue to have lane restrictions during this period.

Smith Road - RR Crossing west of Riverview Road
No Access (Detour Posted)
8/1/2016 to 8/5/2016

Wintrow Construction and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park will be closing Smith Rd. just west of Riverview Rd., beginning Monday, August 1, 2016, for the replacement of the railroad crossing. Work is planned to be completed by Friday, August 5.

The posted detour routes will utilize Riverview Road, W. Bath Road, Yellow Creek Road, Sand Run Road and Smith Road.

Merriman Road - Sunnyside Avenue to Kingswood Drive
No Access (Detour Posted)
7/25/2016 to 12/23/2016

H.M. Miller, Dominion East Ohio, Black & Veatch and the City of Akron will be closing Merriman Road from Sunnyside Ave. to Kingswood Dr. beginning on Monday, July 25, 2016. The closure is for gas main replacement and sewer separation and all of the work is currently planned for completion by mid-December.

The posted detour route for north bound traffic will be west on Memorial Pkwy., N. Portage Path to Merriman Rd.

The posted detour for south bound traffic will be south on N. Portage Path, Memorial Pkwy. to Merriman Rd. Emergency vehicles will have complete access at all times.

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