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The WKYC Traffic Team is keeping track of all the incidents impacting your morning drive. Keep checking back throughout the morning rush for updates.

I-76 WB has one left lane open in Wadsworth, just west of 57, due to a semi crash. The right lane remains closed. The ODOT recommended detour is SR 57 NB to SR 162 WB to SR 3 SB to I-76.

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Construction Alerts Listed By County

ASHLAND COUNTY ALERTS

SR 89 is closed south of County Road 620 in Jackson Township through October 2. Crews are replacing a culvert in the area. The detour for northbound drivers is SR 89 to SR 302 WB to SR 58 NB to SR 89, and reverse for southbound drivers.

Township Rd 1500, between Township Rd 523 and SR 89, is closed through November 2, 2014 for a bridge replacement project. The detour is posted.

Township Road 63 is closed through October 9, between US Route 250 and Township Road 1300, in Perry Township. Crews are conducting a bridge replacement. Detours are posted.

ASHTABULA COUNTY ALERTS

SR 45 is closed between Riverdale St. and High St. through mid-October for two culvert replacements. The detour is US 6 to SR 534 to SR 307.

SR 46 in Lenox Township is closed through mid-October between Tisch Rd. and Chappell Rd for a culvert replacement. The detour is US 6 to SR 11 to SR 307.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY ALERTS

The I-77 southbound exit ramps to I-480 east and westbound in Independence will be closed between Midnight and 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 27 for a bridge deck pour. The ramps will close again Saturday night at 11 p.m. and not reopen until 9 a.m. Sunday, September 28. The detour is I-490 westbound to SR 176 southbound to I-480.

The center lane of I-77 SB between Grant Avenue and I-480 in Independence will close daily between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The closure will be in operation Monday through Friday until late October. Expect delays on I-77 SB during the lane closure. Drivers leaving downtown may want to consider taking I-90 WB/I-71 SB to SR-176 SB to I-480 EB to I-77 as a detour option around the potential delays. This work is part of the I-77 bridge deck removal project.

Construction crews plan to close Northfield Rd at Chagrin Blvd in Shaker Hts the week of September 15th. The closure is the next phase of the Van Aken district road reconfiguration project. Southbound drivers will be detoured Warrensville Center Road to just north of the Post Office on the newly relocated Northfield Rd. Northbound traffic will be detoured to the newly relocated Northfield Rd.

ERIE COUNTY ALERTS

In Margaretta Township, US 6, just west of SR 269, is closed for a culvert replacement project. The westbound detour is US 6 to SR 269 SB to SR 101 SB to SR 412 WB to SR 510 NB to US 6, and reverse for eastbound drivers. The road is expected to reopen on October 2, 2014.

GEAUGA COUNTY ALERTS

The US 422 EB exit ramp to SR 44 near Chagrin Falls is closed through late September. Crews are rebuilding the exit ramp. The detour is US 422 EB to SR 700 SB to SR 82 WB to SR 44. Drivers should add extra time to their commute to adjust for the detour.

HURON COUNTY

Old State Road (County Rd 52) is closed through December 21, 2014 for a bridge replacement project. The road is closed between Penn Rd and SR 162. Detours are posted.

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LAKE COUNTY ALERTS

Construction crews will close one lane of I-90 EB starting near SR 44 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly for striping. This closure will begin Monday, September 29 and run nightly through Wednesday, October 1. Crews will also close the left lane of I-90 WB starting at SR-86 each night between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

LORAIN COUNTY ALERTS

SR 18/Norwalk Rd is closed in two locations between Quarry Rd and Pitts Rd in Wellington Township. The closure is so crews can replace culverts on the road. The detour for westbound motorists is SR 18 to SR 58 NB to US 20 WB to SR 511 SB back to SR 18, and reverse for eastbound drivers. The road is expected to reopen on October 12, 2014.

SR 57, one-half-mile south of SR 303 in Grafton Township is closed through October 1, 2014 for a bridge replacement project. The detour for southbound drivers is SR 57 to SR 303 EB to SR 252 SB to SR 57, and reverse for northbound motorists.

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MEDINA COUNTY ALERTS

SR 162 (Sharon Copley Rd), just east of Beach Road in Sharon Township, is closed through Friday, October 3 for a culvert replacement. The detour for westbound motorists is SR 162 to SR 94 SB to I-76 WB to SR 57 NB to SR 162, and reverse for eastbound motorists.

PORTAGE COUNTY ALERTS

The drive to Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown may become complicated for some starting Wednesday, September 17. SR-44 (Ravenna Louisville Rd), just north of Hartville Rd., near Neomed and Rootstown High School will be closed through late September for a culvert replacement. The detour is US 224 WB to SR 43 NB to I-76 EB. The detour will add about 10 to 15 minutes to the drive.

Another portion of SR-44 is closed through November due to a bridge replacement project. SR-44 (Main St) near Mantua is closed over the Cuyahgoa River, north of Canada Rd. The detour is SR 303 to SR 700 to SR 82.

Also in Portage County, SR 88 between Ely Rd and Mills Rd is closed through late September for a slide repair. The closure is just north of SR 305. The detour is SR 305 to SR 700 to US 422.

RICHLAND COUNTY ALERTS

Five Points Rd (County Road 259), between SR 13 and Brubaker Creek Rd, is closed through mid-November, 2014 for a bridge replacement project. Detours are posted in the area.

SR 13, at its overlap with SR 96 between Ashland and Shelby Ohio, is closed through mid-October for a bridge replacement project. The detour for SR 13 northbound drivers is SR 96 WB to SR 61 NB to US 224 EB to SR 13 and reverse for southbound drivers. The detour for SR 96 eastbound drivers is SR 96 WB to SR 61 NB to SR 603 SB to SR 13 SB to SR 96 and reverse for westbound motorists. The road is expected to reopen on October 17, 2014.

Driving on I-71 will be a tight squeeze through portions of Richland County during the month of September. The highway will be reduced to two lanes of traffic between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly. The highway will then be reduced to one lane in each direction at times throughout the night. Crews are patching pavement on this portion of I-71.

A culvert replacement has closed a section of SR 603 in Weller Township. The road will be closed through October 18, 2014 just north of Faulk Rd. The detour route for southbound drivers is SR 603 to SR 96 EB to Claremont Avenue southbound to US Route 42 SB to SR 603, and reverse for northbound motorists.

STARK COUNTY ALERTS

SR 297/Raff Rd will have various lane restrictions between US 30 and SR 172/Tuscarawas St for resurfacing beginning Monday, September 29. The project is expected to be completed by late October 2014.

Multiple ramps are closed in Canton due to bridge repairs. The I-77 SB ramp to US 62 EB and the US 62 EB ramp to Cleveland Ave are closed through early October. The ODOT recommended detour for drivers needing to get around the I-77 SB closure to US 62 is I-77 SB to SR 687/Fulton Rd. The US-62 EB detour is US 62 EB to SR 43 to US 62 WB.

US 62 east at Cleveland Avenue is reduced to one lane.

Bridge repairs are causing nightly lane restrictions on I-77 at US 30 in Canton. The restrictions will be in place between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning and on Saturdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

SUMMIT COUNTY ALERTS

I-77 will have nightly lane restrictions through Monday, October 6 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. in two locations. The first is between the Richfield southern corporation limit and the Cuyahoga County line. This is near the Ohio Turnpike. The second nightly work zone is on I-77 at SR 18 near Fairlawn and Copley. Crews are repairing pavement on I-77 in these areas.

In Macedonia there will be nightly lane restrictions on both I-271 north and south between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Crews are paving the shoulder to prepare for the reconstruction and widening of I-271 between SR 8 and the Cuyahoga County line.

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