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City of Ann Arbor Construction ​an​d Traffic Controls​​​​

facebook_road_lane_closure_photograph.jpgChurch from Geddes Ave to South University: 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, Church from Geddes Ave to South University will be closed to vehicle traffic for DTE utility work.

Southbound Church Street traffic will be detoured to eastbound Geddes Ave, then southbound on Observatory, the​n southbound on South Forest Ave, then westbound on South University, back to Church Street.  Northbound Church Street traffic will be detoured to eastbound South University, then northbound on South Forest Ave, then northbound on Observatory, then westbound on Geddes Ave, back to Church Street.​​​

Sidewalk will be maintained on both sides of Church.

Federal Blvd from West Stadium Blvd to Commerce Blvd: Monday, Nov. 11-Wednesday,​ Nov. 20, 2019. ​Beginning on Monday, Nov. 11, Federal Blvd from West Stadium Blvd to Commerce Blvd will be closed to vehicle traffic for water main work. ​Westbound traffic will be detoured south on West Stadium Blvd, then west on Pauline Blvd and then north on South Maple Rd.  Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on South Maple Rd, then east on West Liberty and then south on West Stadium Blvd.​

Platt Road from Packard to East Ellsworth: 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 4-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, southbound Platt Road from Packard to East Ellsworth will be closed to traffic for water main and related work. Southbound traffic will be detoured ​at Packard Road west to southbound Stone School Road, then eastbound on East Ellsworth Road, then northbound on Platt Road.  

Northbound Traffic shall be maintained throughout construction.  Work will be conducted in two phases.  For the first phase of construction, northbound traffic will proceed as normal in the northbound lane. The second phase of construction will shift northbound traffic to the southbound lane.

Emergency vehicles shall follow the posted detour.

Geddes Avenue from Church to Washtenaw: Monday, Oct. 28-Friday, Nov. 15​, 2019. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, Geddes Avenue will be  closed to car traffic and reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction between Church Street and Washtenaw Avenue for bus traffic  All other traffic will be detoured as follows: ​

  • Eastbound Geddes Avenue will be detoured to southbound Church Street, then eastbound South University Avenue, then northbound South Forest Avenue, then northbound Observatory Street, back to Geddes Avenue.  
  • Westbound Geddes will be detoured to southbound Washtenaw Avenue, then southbound South Forest Avenue, then westbound South University Avenue, then northbound Church Street, back to Geddes Avenue. 

Pedestrian traffic will be will be maintained on both sides of Geddes Avenue.​​

Maiden Lane from Nielsen Court to Plymouth Road: Monday, Oct. 14-Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Beginning ​on Monday, Oct. 14, Northwest-bound Maiden Lane traffic will be shifted into the center turn lane of Maiden Lane from Nielsen Court to Plymouth Road.  Pedestrian traffic will be​ detoured to Wall Street during utility work, and detoured along Broadway Street and Maiden Lane during turn lane construction. Two-way vehicular traffic will be maintained at all times.  ​​

Washtenaw from Zina Pitcher and Geddes Avenue: 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, traffic along Washtenaw Avenue will be routed to one lane in each direction along Washtenaw Avenue between Geddes Avenue and Glen Avenue for DTE utility work. ​

  • Northbound Washtenaw Avenue left turn to Geddes Avenue will be prohibited and detoured to northbound Observatory Street, back to Geddes Avenue.​

  • Southbound Washtenaw Avenue left turn to Geddes Avenue will be prohibited and detoured to northbound Observatory Street, back to Geddes Avenue.

  • Northbound Washtenaw Avenue left turn to Palmer Avenue will be prohibited and detoured to northbound Zina Pitcher Place, then to westbound East Ann Street, then southbound Glen Avenue, then eastbound East Huron Street, back to Palmer Avenue.  

  • Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on both sides of Washtenaw Avenue.

Hoover, Greene and Hill Improvement Project: Monday, Sept. 9-Friday, Nov. 15​, 2019. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, Hill  from Main Street to South Fifth, Greene from Hill to north of Hoover will be closed to through traffic for continuing utility​ and road work.

  • Traffic intending to travel eastbound on Hill will be detoured on Keech to Division to Hill.

  • Traffic intending to travel westbound on Hill will be detoured on Division  to Madison to Main Street to Hill.

  • Traffic intending to travel​ on Fifth will be detoured on Hoover to Division to Madison to Fifth.

  • Traffic intending to​ travel on Greene will be detoured on Division to Madison to Main Street to Hoover to Greene.​

  • Traffic intending to travel on Kipke Drive will be detoured on Hoover to Main Street to Stadium Boulevard to Kipke Drive.​​

Beginning Monday, Oct. 7, and lasting through Sunday, Oct. 13, traffic control devices will be setup to detour northbound traffic around the intersection of South Main Street and Hoover Avenue. Local traffic will have access maintained to all properties.

  • Truck traffic intending to travel northbound on South Main Street will be detoured on East Stadium Avenue to Packard Street, to South Main Street.

  • Traffic intending to travel northbound on South Main Street will be detoured on Pauline Boulevard to South Seventh Street, to West Madison Street, to South Main Street.

  • Traffic traveling southbound on South Main Street will be reduced to one lane between Hill Street and Hoover Avenue.

  • Traffic intending to travel eastbound Hoover Avenue will be detoured from South Main Street to Keech Avenue, to Greene Street, to Hoover Avenue.

  • Traffic intending to travel Westbound Hoover Avenue will be detoured to Greene Street, to Keech Avenue, to S. Main Street.

​Broadway Street near Plymouth Road: Monday, Aug. 19-Wednesday, Nov. 20 , 2019.  Broadway Street near Plymouth Road will be closed to vehicle traffic until November 20, 2019. Southbound traffic will be detoured south on Broadway Street to eastbound Plymouth Road. Southbound  Broadway Street traffic will be detoured north on Broadway Street to westbound Plymouth Road. 

Local businesses will have access maintained with limited interruption. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained along Broadway Street, initially along the north side of Broadway Street. Local traffic will not be maintained during this full road closure. Emergency vehicles shall follow the detour.

Plymouth Road between Maiden Lane and Broadway: Monday, Nov. 11 – Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.  Beginning on Monday, Nov. 11, a single lane of traffic on Plymouth Road between Maiden Lane and Broadway will be closed for sidewalk construction. 

East Huron Street: Tuesday, April 9-November, 2019. Utility projects by the DD​​A​, DTE and the University of Michigan will result in lane closures on East Huron Street between Third and Glen. ​

Pedestrian through traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.  Pedestrian access into businesses will be maintained with the use of temporary surfaces (e.g., rubber mats).​​​

All vehicles, including delivery vehicles, will be prohibited from standing or stopping on Huron Street while lane closure(s) are in effect. Violators will be towed and/or ticketed.​​

​​Special Events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

(Unless otherwise noted, special events listed are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Ann Arbor.)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

University of Michigan home football games​​​:​ The duration of the following road closures will be three hours before each home footbal​l game until the end of each game with the exception of southb​ound South Main Street, which will be closed one hour prior to the beginning of each game until the end of each game. 

Scheduled closures include:

  • East Keech Street between South Main Street and Greene Street, limiting access to parking permit holders on Greene Street from East Hoover Avenue to East Keech Street 

  • The westbound right-turn lane on East Stadium Boulevard (onto South Main Street) just south of Michigan Stadium

  • South Main Street, to both local and through traffic, between Pauline Boulevard and East Stadium ​Bouleva​rd​​​

Please visit our parking page​ for information on parking restrictions. 

Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 5 a.m. - noon, the following streets will be closed for the Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot (PDF) special event:

  • Liberty from Division to Main Street
  • Main Street from Liberty to Keech​
  • Keech from Main Street to Green
  • Greene from Keech to Davis
  • Davis from Green to Brown
  • Brown from Davis to Hill
  • Hill from Brow to Division
  • Division from Hill to Hoover
  • Hoover from Main Street to Mary
  • Mary and Sybill Streets from Hoover to Benjamin
  • Benjamin from Mary to Division
  • William from Main Street to Fifth
  • Fourth and Fifth Streets from William to Liberty
  • Adams from Main Street to Hill
  • Brown from hill to Hoover 

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Washtenaw County Road Commission (WC​RC)​ Projects 

Please note: To stay informed of projects managed by entities other than the City of Ann Arbor, please subscribe directly to receive MDOT updates (follow the link and click the envelope on the left of the page) and consult the WCRC website.

​Additional Resour​ce​s​​​

State of Michigan Department of Transportation online resource: View a map of local and statewide maintenance, construction, lane closures and restrictions.​​










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