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WKSU Goes Underground With Akron's Big Dig March 3, 2017 Construction is in full swing on the biggest piece of Akron’s $1.4 billion sewer project. A free tour allows people to see what’s happening beneath the city. Read More City to Close Intersection of MLK, Main, Howard and Perkins January 26, 2017 The intersection of Main, Howard and Perkins Streets and Martin Luther King Boulevard will be closed starting Monday, February 6, 2017. Read More Special Gorge Dam Program Series Kicks Off Next Month January 10, 2017 Beginning in February, Summit Metro Parks will host special programs every month in or about Gorge Metro Park. Read More CSO project underway this week December 8, 2016 City of Akron officials said work on the $5.9 million Old Main Sewer Separation project began Dec. 5 on Ridge Street and will continue until next November. Read More Bob Dyer: Having a blast November 21, 2016 Bob Dyer: Having a blast Read More Blasting begins in downtown Akron; contractors using explosives on underground rock for sewer project November 17, 2016 Blasting begins in downtown Akron; contractors using explosives on underground rock for sewer project Read More Downtown Akron may start shaking as contractors blast underground rock for sewer project October 7, 2016 Downtown Akron may start shaking as contractors blast underground rock for sewer project Read More Mayor Horrigan announces US EPA acceptance of first amendment to consent decree September 21, 2016 Mayor Horrigan announces entrance of first amendment to consent decree Read More Ohio EPA gives Akron financial break on $38 million sewer loan September 1, 2016 Ohio EPA gives Akron financial break on $38 million sewer loan Read More Blue Heron Homecoming event will look at Akron's big sewer project May 3, 2016 The city of Akron is giving the public an inside look at its water and sewage systems — including its Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel project — while celebrating the blue herons that nest near one of the city’s facilities. Read More