Construction : Intersection Improvement: Canton Road at US 224 and State Route 91

LAST UPDATED:

Apr 10, 2020

Project Details

Project ID:

89113

Communities:

Lakemore, Springfield Township

Project Contacts:

Ohio Department of Transportation, District 4

Project Schedule

Plan Year:

01-01-2019 - 11-30-2021

This $12.2 million dollar safety improvement project is being administerd by the Ohio Department of Transportation. ODOT controls three of four legs of the intersection with Summit County responsible for the southern leg. The project will widen Canton Road/SR 91 to create a northbound dual left turn lane, eastbound right turn lane, proper eastbound left & southbound left storage length at the US-224 intersection. On Canton Road (CR-66) south of US-224, they will construct raised concrete median from US-224 to approximately 150 feet south of the Arcadia and Meadow intersection. Canton Road will be widened for a two way left turn lane south of Arcadia to Springfield Lake Drive and on State Route 91 from Old Home north to Linwood. There will be dedicated U-Turns on Canton Road at Springfield Lake Drive and on State Route 91 at Linwood. The project includes City of Akron waterline replacement within the project limits. Springfield Township and the Village of Lakemore are participating financially in the construction of decorative lighting units and landscaping along the corridor.

Status:

Roadwork to begin April 14, 2020.

County/Route/Section:

United States Route 224, State Route 91, and County Highway 66

Graphical map of project site

Maintenance of Traffic:

From the Ohio Department of Transportation

***NEW*** State Route 91, US Route 224 & Canton Rd. in the Village of Lakemore & Springfield Township
(Tuesday, April 14 – until further notice)
Beginning on Tuesday, April 14, the following routes will be reduced to one lane in each direction for roadway construction:

  • Canton Rd. between the Lakemore Shopping Plaza and Arcadia Rd.
  • SR 91 between Old Home Rd. and Russet Lane.

(until further notice)
The following locations will have various lane restrictions for drainage installation:

  • SR 91 between Russet Lane and US 224
  • Canton Rd. between the Lakemore Shopping Plaza and US 224

This $8.3 million intersection improvement project is scheduled to be completed by November 2021.

Image of Canton Rd at 224 and 91 Street View

Costs

Construction Cost:

8,300,000.00

Total:

12,200,000.00

Funding Sources:

Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal Safety Funds, Federal funds programmed through AMATS, and Local Motor Vehicle and Gas Tax funds.