Monday, March 18, 2013
Road will close for up to 10 days this summer
Already two lanes of S.R. 91 near Kent Road are closed, at least until April, but this summer the road will close completely for a culvert replacement. Stow service crews are replacing a 6-inch water main line with an upgraded 16-inch line right now, and that work has closed the two southbound lanes of S.R. 91 just south of the Kent Road intersection. Sheila Rayman, assistant Stow city engineer, said that work is expected to keep those two lanes closed at least until April. Next month is when the Ohio Department of Transportation starts its $300,000 project to replace the bridge on S.R. 91, just south of S.R. 59, over the Cuyahoga River. Bret Kovacs, spokesperson for ODOT District 4, said that project should be finished by September. This …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Victims appear uninjured in 2-car crash
A two-car crash on Darrow Road Thursday afternoon slowed traffic just south of the intersection with Hibbard Drive. The accident happened just after 2 p.m. Thursday. Information on the victims was unavailable Thursday but the occupants of the cars involved appeared to escape major injury.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Gusts of up to 50 mph are expected until 10 p.m. April 16, 2012.
FirstEnergy (Ohio Edison) is reporting that 50 or less people in Stow are experiencing power outages "due to high winds passing through our service territory." A Mocha Joe's employee said the power went out for a few minutes around 2:30 p.m. April 16, but came back on quickly. Also around 2:30 p.m., the traffic lights at the Graham Road and Darrow Road intersection were flashing red. By 3 p.m. the traffic lights were functioning normally again. "Crews are working to assess the damage and we will provide updates as more information becomes available. We thank you for your patience, and as always, please remember to treat all downed wires as live and dangerous," according to a message on the FirstEnergy website.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Stow Police told Patch that someone was injured in the crash, but it does not appear to be serious.
Around 2 p.m. there was an accident at the Graham Road and Darrow Road intersection. Police, fire and a tow truck were on scene. The accident was cleared by about 3 p.m. "It was an injury accident but does not appear to be critical or serious," said Police Lt. Ann Stirm at 2:48 p.m. Check back for details as they are available. Take a look at Patch's live traffic map to see how traffic is flowing in the area and any possible detours that may be taken if necessary. Akron Metropolitian Area Transportation Study (they blog for us) ranked this same intersection as the second most dangerous in Summit County in August. Between 2008 and 2010, there were 101 crashes at that intersection.
Friday, August 19, 2011
AMATS released a study that places one of Stow's busiest intersections, Graham Road and S.R. 91, as one of the second most dangerous in Summit County.
The Graham Road and S.R. 91 (Darrow Road) intersection in Stow was ranked as the second second highest crash area in Summit County by the Akron Metropolian Area Transportation Study. About 44,400 vehicles travel through the Graham Road and S.R. 91 daily, according to the study. Between 2008 and 2010, there were 101 crashes at that intersection. The agency bases its analysis on more than 52,000 crash records from the Ohio Department of Public Safety. AMATS identifies and ranks high-crash roadways, intersections and freeways by a composite score based on number of crashes, crash rate and severity, according to a press release. The intersection with the highest crash rate is South Broadway Street and East Thornton Street in Akron with 17,…
Thursday, April 28, 2011
A wind storm that picked up overnight knocked out power to more businesses and residents in the city.
Last updated: 2:32 p.m. FirstEnergy Corp. said power has been restored to about 430 of the 450 homes and businesses that were without power this morning because of high winds and trees falling onto power lines. FirstEnergy Corp. got power restored to about 1,600 businesses and residents Wednesday, but the wind ripped through Stow early this morning and there were about 450 new outages. Riverview Elementary is closed today. The school has power, but the district said power lines are down nearby on North River Road. Indian Trail Elementary does not have power and is closed. As of 8 a.m., Mark Durbin, spokesperson for FirstEnergy, said there are 15,000 in the Akron area without power. In Stow, 450 homes and businesses are without power this…
Monday, December 20, 2010
Police blotter for Dec. 10-15.
A 29-year-old man traveling on foot in Stow during the Dec. 13 snow storm, stopped into the police department to ask for a ride home at 6:44 p.m. Instead of catching a lift back to his Cuyahoga Falls home, he was arrested for outstanding warrants including failure to comply, driving under suspension and expired license plates. In other police news: