Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The drivers involved in the crash sustained minor injuries, according to Cuyahoga Falls police.
Updated 2:36 p.m. A four-car accident occurred at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday on State Route 8 Southbound near the Second Street exit, according to Cuyahoga Falls police dispatch. A Kia Sorrento was flipped upside down in the wreck, and Cuyahoga Falls firefighters had to free the driver. A Cadillac Escalade also sustained heavy front end damage. Paramedics assisted on scene. The motorists sustained minor injuries in the crash, police said. Two lanes are closed near the accident scene. Traffic should be moving again by about 3:26 p.m., according to the Patch Commute map. Editor's note: Initial reports indicated the accident occurred on State Route 8 Northbound, just south of the Graham Road exit. Those reports were incorrect. The accident …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Cuyahoga Falls police advise motorists to drive carefully given the snowy and slick road conditions.
Cuyahoga Falls police report that multiple accidents have been reported at multiple locations around the city. One of the accidents occurred at 1:10 p.m. Saturday when a driver smashed into the center wall on State Route 8 Southbound near the Second Street exit, according to police radio traffic. Despite the high volume of accidents, no serious injuries have been reported. Falls Police Sgt. Michael Heinl is advising motorists to drive slowly given the slick and snowy road conditions. As it stands, a parking ban has not been issued in the city. According to weather.com, a steady snow will continue to fall through early Saturday evening. Temperatures will hover around 23 degrees, and 1 to 2 inches of additional snowfall is expected …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Highway traffic will be affected due to Bailey Road bridge repairs in Cuyahoga Falls.
While motoring around Cuyahoga Falls, you may want to avoid State Route 8 southbound under Bailey Road for the next few weeks, reports the Falls News Press. Due to bridge repairs, the local highway will be reduced to one lane under Bailey through late September during the following nights and early mornings: • Thursdays and Fridays from 9 p.m. through 6 a.m. • Saturdays and Sundays from 7 p.m. through 6 a.m. "During all other times State Route 8 southbound under Bailey Road will have various lane restrictions for bridge repairs," according to the local newspaper. This work is part of a $100,000 Ohio Department of Transportation project to repair the Bailey Road bridge.