Akron Marathon closes roads

AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Marathon is on Saturday, and Friday night at 6:30 p.m., multiple roads will begin to close.

Friday night closures include S. Broadway, S. Main, Buchtel Ave, Maiden Lane and Spring Street. Other side streets and main roads will close Saturday morning, including parts of Rt 59, S Main and the 76 EB ramp to S Main will close on Saturday morning.

Throughout the marathon, 76 EB will remain open.

RT 59 West at Howard and RT 59 (Innerbelt) EB will close between RT 76 and Howard beginning at 5 a.m. and will remain closed until about 11 a.m. Drivers will be able to get on 59 WB at State St and Rand just south of Cedar St. The EB side of 59 will be open to the downtown Dart Ave exit.

A full list of closures is posted at the Akron Marathon website.

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