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TRAFFIC ALERT: Here are all the road closures for the Akron Marathon

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Sep 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-24 13:41:18-04

AKRON — Many road will be closed on Friday evening and Saturday morning for the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay event. Here's a rundown of what to expect if you're driving through the area.

Road closures for Friday evening:

Road ClosuresRestrictionsApproximate Time
S. Broadway St.Between E. Mill St. and E. Market St.Beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Road closures for Saturday:

Road ClosuresRestrictionsApproximate Time
S. BroadwayBetween Exchange St. and Martin Luther King Blvd.5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Y-Bridge northboundBetween Martin Luther King Blvd. and N. Main St.7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
N. Main St. northboundBetween Olive St. and E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave.7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave.Between N. Main St. and Carpenter St.7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Tallmadge Ave.Between Cuyahoga St. and N. Main St.7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
N. Main St. southboundBetween Tallmadge Ave. and Olive St.7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Y-Bridge southboundBetween N. Main St. and Martin Luther King Blvd.7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
High St.Between Martin Luther King Blvd. and S. Main St.7:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Bowery St.Between W. Center St. and S. Broadway7:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Quaker St.Between W. Bowery St. and Ash St.7:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Ash St.Between Dart Ave. and Ash St.7:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
University Ave.Between S. Broadway and Hill St.7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Wolf Ledges Pkwy southboundBetween University Ave. and E. South St.7:15 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
E. South St. eastboundBetween Wolf Ledges Pkwy and Grant St.7:15 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Grant St.Between E. South St. and N. Firestone Blvd.7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
N. Firestone Blvd.Between Girard St. and Thornapple Ave.7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
S. Firestone Blvd.Between Thornapple Ave. and E. Wilbeth Rd.7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Palm Ave.Between S. Firestone Blvd. and Aster Ave.7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Aster Ave.Between Palm Ave. and N. Firestone Blvd.7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
N. Firestone Blvd.Between Aster Ave. and Beardsley St.7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Beardsley St.Between N. Firestone Blvd. and E. Wilbeth Rd.7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Wilbeth Rd. westboundBetween Brown St. and Firestone Pkwy7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Firestone Pkwy northboundBetween W. Wilbeth Rd. and W. Firestone Blvd.7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
W. Firestone Blvd.Between Firestone Pkwy and S. Main St.7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
S. Main St. northboundBetween Wilbeth Rd. and S. High St.7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
W. Market St. westboundBetween High St. and Main St.7:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
N. Main St. northboundBetween Market St. and Martin Luther King Blvd.8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
N Howard St.Between N. Main St. and Cuyahoga St.8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
W. North St.Between N. Howard St. and N. Maple St.8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Merriman Rd.Between Treaty Line and N. Portage Path8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
N. Portage PathBetween Treaty Line and Merriman Rd.8:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Sand Run Pkwy.Between N. Portage Path and Revere Rd.8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sand Run Rd.Between W. Market St. and Smith Rd.8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Overwood Rd.Between Sand Run Rd and Wiltshire8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wiltshire Rd.Between N. Hawkins Ave. and Castle Blvd.8:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Fairfax Rd.Between Hawkins and Castle8:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Rampart Ave.Between Fairfax and Bond8:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Castle Blvd.Between Fairfax and Garman Rd.8:40 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Garman Rd.Between Melbourne Ave. and N. Portage Path8:40 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
N. Portage Path southboundBetween Mayfair Rd. and W. Market St.8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
W. Market St. eastboundBetween Portage Path and S. Main St.8:50 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
S. Main St.Between Market St. and Mill St.9:00 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Here's a map of the Full Marathon:


Here's a map of the Half Marathon:


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