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Haymaker Parkway to Close Saturday for House Move

Wells-Sherman House will travel on flat-bed truck several hundred feet southwest on S.R. 59

Drivers will want to avoid Haymaker Parkway downtown Saturday morning, as the road will be closed for about two hours for the relocation of a two-story house.

Capt. Paul Canfield said police will close the five-lane roadway between South DePeyster and South Willow streets for the .

Canfield said the road will be closed between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.

The house will be trucked several hundred feet southwest from its current location at the end of East Erie Street to a temporary spot at the western end of East College Avenue.

Friends and family of Kent State University students attending Saturday, which start at 9:30 a.m., can use East Main and Summit streets to avoid the road closure.

The Omnipotent Sponge - Soak it up! August 09, 2012 at 01:16 PM
Wait, they are moving it the day of the commencement ceremonies. Oh, visitors to Kent will enjoy Haymaker being closed.
Kent's finest August 09, 2012 at 02:39 PM
yeah but that is a good thing, it will bring a lot of publicity to the house to people who wouldn't even have it on their radar
The Omnipotent Sponge - Soak it up! August 09, 2012 at 05:57 PM
A lot of publicity? Ok. If that's the way you see it.
Chris (Kit) Myers August 11, 2012 at 12:50 PM
Publicity? If the road is closed I guess it will be able to be seen, but how will anyone know what it is?

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