Just days after a sinkhole opened up along Canfield Road in Youngstown, a number of additional road closures have been announced.

A number of roads around Mill Creek MetroParks have been closed including:

  • West Newport Drive from Canfield Road to the Newport Boathouse
  • Kiowa Road
  • Cascade Drive
  • Old Mill Drive from Kiwatha Road to Canfield Road
  • Valley Drive from East Park Drive to the Flats parking lot

The aforementioned roads will be closed to all vehicular, bicycle and foot traffic while the Youngstown Street Department works to repair Canfield Road.

The numerous detours in that area come after a 17-foot-deep sinkhole opened on Canfield Road near Arden Boulevard Monday.

As a result, Canfield Road is closed to through traffic between Arden and Glenwood Avenue for the next week or two, according to Deputy Director of Public Works Chuck Shasho. The road will be open to residents along the road only during the repair of the sewer line.

Truck traffic is being detoured along Meridian Road to Mahoning Avenue then to Glenwood.

Shasho said homes in the immediate area will not be impacted during the repair, as sewer flow is being maintained through bypass pumping.