Road closings in and around Mill Creek MetroParks

Fellows Riverside Gardens Parking Lot Maintenance

Beginning on Monday, April 24, 2017, the MetroParks will be conducting asphalt pavement preventive maintenance work on the parking lot at Fellows Riverside Gardens. The work is expected to continue for several days. 

Throughout the project, the Gardens will be accessible and the Davis Education and Visitor Center will remain open during regular operating hours. Visitors will be able to utilize sections of the parking lot and access the Gardens. Access to the parking lot throughout the project will be limited, with only one entrance (McKinley Avenue or Price Road) being accessible at any time. 

In the event of inclement weather, the work schedule will be delayed and adjusted accordingly. 

Mill Creek MetroParks Road Closures

The following roads and areas in Mill Creek Park will be closed to vehicular traffic as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 7:00 am until 10:30 am on Sunday, April 23, 2017 for the Run Y-town 10 Miler:

  • Old Mill Drive
  • Kreider’s Entrance
  • West Newport Drive
  • East Newport Drive
  • Chestnut Hill Drive
  • Parking areas for East Golf Drive

Always use caution when driving on MetroParks roads as many of these roads are also used by pedestrians and bicyclists. Pedestrians and bicyclists should be reminded to also use caution and be aware of vehicular traffic when on these roads. For more information about Mill Creek MetroParks, visit our website at www.millcreekmetroparks.org.

Mill Creek MetroParks Re-Opens Chestnut Hill Drive

Effective Friday, March 31, 2017, Chestnut Hill Drive, between Canfield Road and High Drive, has re-opened to vehicular traffic.

Always use caution when driving on MetroParks roads as many of these roads are also used by pedestrians and bicyclists. Pedestrians and bicyclists should be reminded to also use caution and be aware of vehicular traffic when on these roads. For more information about Mill Creek MetroParks, visit our website at www.millcreekmetroparks.org.

 

Mill Creek MetroParks Drive Closure

Beginning on Monday, April 3, 2017, West Golf Drive (from the Golf Course parking lot to Shields Road) will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm for aggregate shoulder work. The work is expected to last for several days. Access to the Golf Course will be maintained from Route 224 during this time.

In the event of inclement weather, the work schedule will be delayed and adjusted accordingly. 

 

Mill Creek MetroParks Re-Opens Roads Closed During Winter

Effective Friday, March 24, 2017 the following roads in Mill Creek Park will re-open to vehicular traffic:
·         High Drive, between the Kirkmere Spur and West Cohasset Drive
·         Calvary Run Drive, between Belle Vista Avenue and Milton Avenue

Due to maintenance work on West Gorge Trail, Chestnut Hill Drive, between Canfield Road and the Kirkmere Spur will remain closed until further notice.

Always use caution when driving on MetroParks roads as many of these roads are also used by pedestrians and bicyclists. Pedestrians and bicyclists should be reminded to also use caution and be aware of vehicular traffic when on these roads. For more information about Mill Creek MetroParks, visit our website at www.millcreekmetroparks.org.

Mill Creek MetroParks Road Closures

The following roads in Mill Creek MetroParks will be closed to vehicular traffic as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 6:30 a.m. until Noon on Sunday, March 5, 2017 for the Youngstown Road Runners Distance Classic Half Marathon:

• New Cross Drive
• Bears Den Drive
• Cross Drive
• West Drive
• Memorial Hill Drive
• West Glacier Drive
• Robinson Hill Drive
• West Cohasset Drive
• High Drive
• Chestnut Hill Drive
• East Park Drive
• Valley Drive
• East Glacier Drive

Mill Creek MetroParks Winter Road Closures

Effective Friday, December 2, the following roads in Mill Creek Park will be closed to vehicular traffic for the winter:
 
•      Chestnut Hill Drive between Canfield Road and the Kirkmere Spur
•      High Drive between the Kirkmere Spur and West Cohasset Drive
•      Calvary Run Drive between Belle Vista Avenue and Milton Avenue
 
When closed to vehicular traffic, these roads are available for recreational use for hiking, cross country skiing and sledding. Aside from recreational opportunities, benefits of winter road closures include cost savings associated with snow/ice removal as well as a reduction of negative environmental impacts from deicing salt. All roads will reopen in the spring when weather permits.
 
In the winter months, snow and ice can create slippery roadway conditions. Roads with limited shoulders, lack of guardrails and steep grades can become increasingly hazardous for motorists. Always use caution when driving on MetroParks roads. For more information about Mill Creek MetroParks, visit our website at www.millcreekmetroparks.org or call 330.702.3000.

Mill Creek MetroParks Drive Closures

Mill Creek MetroParks will be performing asphalt lane paving on various drives in Mill Creek Park due to poor pavement conditions. Work will begin November 7 and continue through November 11. Paving is expected to be performed on sections of West Drive, Bears Den Drive, Cross Drive and New Cross Drive. These drives will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic while the work is being performed.

Mill Creek MetroParks Road Closures

The following roads in Mill Creek MetroParks will be closed to vehicular traffic as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 7 a.m. until Noon on Sunday, October 23, 2016 for the Youngstown Peace Race:

• High Drive
• Chestnut Hill Drive
• East Park Drive
• Valley Drive
• West Cohasset Drive
• Bears Den Drive
• West Drive
• West Glacier Drive
• Price Road
• Price Road entrance of Fellows Riverside Gardens

Always use caution when driving on MetroParks roads as many of these roads are also used by pedestrians and bicyclists. Pedestrians and bicyclists should be reminded to also use caution and be aware of vehicular traffic when on these roads. For more information about Mill Creek MetroParks, visit our website at www.millcreekmetroparks.org.