AKRON -- A weekend detour is set for Akron-area drivers as Memorial Parkway will be closed Saturday morning (May 4) through Sunday evening.
Officials say the closure is needed to place a new bridge structure over the parkway for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railway.
The bridge is located at the bottom of the hill between Hickory and Aqueduct streets.
Traffic will be detoured via Cuyahoga Street, Howard Street, Main Street, Market Street and Merriman Road. Access to all driveways, park entrances and road crossing will be maintained on both sides of the bridge.
The road will reopen to through traffic as soon as practical.