Good news today for motorists who use Howe Avenue.

Starting today, Howe Avenue will be reopened to two-way traffic for the winter months. Construction and lane closures will resume in spring, with project completion slated for the fall of 2020.

For the last several months, Akron-based Kenmore Construction has been replacing the current concrete roadway with asphalt. The cost of the project is $5.9 million.

From late April through early June, Howe Avenue between Main Street and just east of state Route 8 was closed for intersection upgrades, according to The Route 8 southbound entrance from Howe and the Route 8 northbound exit ramp to Howe were also closed during that period of time. In the second phase, eastbound Howe Avenue between Main Street and Buchholzer Boulevard had been closed for pavement replacement.