Northeast Ohio Traffic


I-76 eastbound at Gilchrist Road near Akron reopens following crash

Posted at 7:50 AM, Nov 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-15 08:45:02-05

The freezing rain caused rough conditions for morning commuters. The Ohio Department of Transportation reported a crash that closed a portion of I-76 eastbound in Akron Thursday.


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I-76 eastbound between Tallmadge at Gilchrist Road, near mile marker 27 was closed for at least an hour, according to ODOT.

As of 8:30 a.m., I-76 eastbound has reopened, according to OHGO.

Watch the backup caused by the crash below:

No further details on crash were released.