Stow Rd Emergency Connection Water Main

City of Akron’s Stow Road Emergency Connection Water Main Project

What: Installation of approximately 1,380 feet of 16 inch water main and a new meter vault along Stow Road.

Where: Stow Road between Barlow Road and Weston Drive.

When: Beginning Monday, June 26, 2017.

Length: Approximately six weeks.

Traffic:  Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays and use alternate routes when possible.

Project Update


The contractor has finished paving the trenches where the new water main was installed.    Final restoration including  topsoil and seeding will take place next week.  The contractor will need to revisit the site later this month to finalize the new water meter installation.  During the remaining work, two-way traffic will be maintained, but minor delays can be expected.

Stow Rd Akron Water Project

Project Details


The City of Akron installed a new 16 inch water main along Stow Road.  The new water main will provide a connection between two 16 inch water mains located near the Barlow Road intersection and the Weston Drive intersection.  The new water main will provide a backup connection to serve Akron water customers in Hudson should an emergency arise.   

Contact Information


Contact Dispatcher with the City of Akron Water Department at 330-375-2420 anytime for water emergencies, or contact Gregg Loesch at 330-375-2690 x4 with questions about this project.