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Route 8 South reopens at Central Interchange after crash in Akron

Drivers were experiencing stop-and-go traffic conditions as of 7:25 a.m.
Credit: ODOT
Traffic delays after Route 8 South closed in Akron due to a crash near the Central Interchange.

AKRON, Ohio — The temporary closure of Route 8 South near the Central Interchange in Akron has been lifted and the roadway reopened around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Route 8 South had been closed due to a crash with drivers experiencing stop-and-go traffic as of 7:25 a.m.

Traffic conditions have eased in the area as well.

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