Summit Street Improvement Project

Work is scheduled to begin the week of March 6 on the second phase of the Summit Street Improvement project. 

East Summit Street, which has been identified by the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study as the most congested roadway in Summit and Portage counties, is preparing for a facelift. The Summit Street: Building a Better Way project is designed to transform a one-mile stretch of East Summit Street that runs through the heart of Kent State University’s Kent Campus.