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Lane Shift on Geddes Avenue Between Geddes Ridge Avenue and Hickory Lane

8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28–5 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2024

R.L Coolsaet, on behalf of DTE, will be posting a lane shift with flaggers on site to direct vehicle traffic for underground utility work.

Beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May. 28, there will be intermittent lane shifts with flaggers present to direct vehicles. Signage in advance of the shift will be set up to warn drivers on the specific lane that will be shifted.​

Pedestrian traffic will b​e escorted safely through site when necessary.

The bike lane will merge into the road at the work area for a “share the road" segment.



East Huron Street between Glen Avenue and Fletcher Street

Monday, May 20-Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2024

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2024, East Huron Street between Glen Avenue and Fletcher Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction to make space for utility work for a University of Michigan construction project. As the project progresses, drivers should be prepared for shifts in the lane closures as the construction shifts from the north side of East Huron Street to the south side.

Drivers should also expect significant delays and are encouraged to find alternative routes or modes of travel.​​

Those using the sidewalks will continue to detour to the south side of East Huron Street from Glen Avenue to Fletcher Street.


Phase 2 — East Medical Center Drive Bridge Rehabilitation and Widening Project — Bridge, from West Medical Center Drive to Fuller Road/Maiden Lane;

9 a.m. Monday, May 20– 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2024

Vehicle lanes will be reduced on East Medical Center Drive Bridge, from West Medical Center Drive to Fuller Road/Maiden Lane. One vehicle lane in each direction on the bridge will remain open throughout the project duration.

  • No northbound East Medical Center Drive left turn will be allowed onto westbound Fuller Road.
  • No southbound Maiden Lane left turns will be allowed onto eastbound Fuller Road.

The contractor, C.A. Hull, will be replacing the bridge deck, relocating utilities and installing many other improvements to the substructure in order to rehabilitate and widen the bridge.

For details on the project, please visit the project w​ebsite. 

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, May 20, vehicle lanes will be reduced on East Medical Center Drive Bridge, from West Medical Center Drive to Fuller Road/Maiden Lane. One vehicle lane in each direction on the bridge will remain open throughout project duration.

The sidewalk on the west side will be closed, and those walking will detour to the east sidewalk. People commuting through the area will experience delays. If possible, seeking an alternate route is suggested.

The following detours will remain in place:

Fuller Road
No northbound East Medical Center Drive left turn will be allowed onto westbound Fuller Road.

Detour: Turn right along eastbound Fuller Road, then use the two Fuller Road left-turn lanes across from Fuller Park Pool.

Maiden Lane
No southbound Maiden Lane left turns will be allowed onto eastbound Fuller Road.

Detour: North on Maiden Lane, east on Plymouth Road, south on Murfin Avenue and south on Bonisteel back to Fuller Road.

 


Lane closure of Plymouth Road between Traverwood Drive and Nixon Road

*Completion date extended: 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19 – 5 p.m. Friday, May. 31, 2024

R.L Coolsaet, on behalf of DTE, will be closing the westbound curb lane on Plymouth Rd between Traverwood Dr. and Nixon Rd. to vehicle traffic for the abandonment and installation of a DTE​ gas main.

Beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, westbound vehicles traveling on Plymouth Road will be shifted to the inner lane in front of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) building before Traverwood Drive. The westbound vehicles traveling on Plymouth Road should not be affected.​

Pedestrian traffic will be routed to the south side of Plymouth Road

The bike lane will be enforced as a share the road and bikers will shift with traffic.



One Northbound Vehicle and Bike Lane Closure on South Main Street Between Scio Church Road and Stadium Boulevard

7 a.m. Wednesday, May 8– 5 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2024

Corby Energy Services, on behalf of DTE, will be closing the right northbound lane of South Main Street between Scio Church and Stadium Boulevard, including the bike lane, to work on the gas main on South Main Street.​

Beginning at 7 a.m. on ​Monday, May 6, the right northbound vehicular lane and bike lane of South Main Street will be closed, leaving one northbound lane available for shared use. Southbound lanes and the center turn lane will not be impacted. 




Full Closure of Greenview Drive from Scio Church Road to West Stadium Boulevard;

9 a.m. Monday, April 29– 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2024

Miller Bros. will be installing water main and storm sewer and paving the road. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday.​

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, April 29, all vehicle lanes of Greenview Drive will be closed to through traffic between Scio Church Road and West Stadium Boulevard. The signed detours will be:

  • Northbound traffic will travel east on Scio Church Road then north on South Seventh then west on West Stadium Boulevard.
  • Southbound traffic will travel east on West Stadium Boulevard then south on South Seventh Street then west on Scio Church Road.
  • Side ​street access to Greenview will be closed. 
Local and emergency vehicle access will be maintained.

 

South Seventh Street from Scio Church Road to Delaware Drive;

9 a.m. Monday, April 29– 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2024

Miller Bros. will be installing an upgraded water main, underground stormwater detention system and paving the road. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday.​

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, April 29, South Seventh Street will be closed to non-resident traffic between Scio Church Road and Greenview Drive. The closure will shift between in-school and summer phases.

In-school (April 29–June 13):
  • South Seventh Street fully closed from Scio Church Road to Greenview Drive
  • One southbound lane open from Greenview Drive to Delaware Drive (for school access)
Summer (June 14–Aug. 24):
  • South Seventh Street fully closed from Scio Church Road to Delaware
  • Greenview Drive fully closed from Scio Church Road to South Seventh Street
Detours will be as follows:
  • Southbound traffic detours east on Scio Church Road then south onto Chaucer, then west onto Ascot, then south onto Lans Way, then west onto Delaware Drive.
  • Northbound traffic detours east on Delaware Drive, then north onto Lans Way, then east onto Ascot, then north onto Chaucer.
  • Access to Lawton Elementary from Scio Church will be maintained via Greenview Drive to South Seventh Street.
Local and emergency vehicle access will be maintained.


Closure of Hill Street from South Fifth Avenue through South State Street

Saturday, April 20–Tuesday, May 28, 2024

This closure will accommodate pavement removal and replacement, water main installation, storm sewer structure replacements, traffic signal improvements, and sidewalk ramp and crosswalk improvements on the east side of the Hill Street and State Street intersection.

Beginning Saturday, April 20, 2024, Hill Street will be closed from Fifth Avenue through South State Street. As access to State Street will not be available from Hill Street, and access to Hill Street will not be available from southbound State Street, the following detours will be in place:

  • Eastbound Hill Street traffic will be detoured north on South Main Street, east on East William, south on South State Street, east on South University, south on East University then back to Hill Street.

  • Westbound Hill Street traffic will be detoured north on Church Street, west on South University, north on South State Street, west on East William, south on South Main Street, then back to Hill Street.




Closure of Hill Street from South Fifth Avenue to South State Street;

Closure of Northbound South State Street at Packard Street;

Closure of Packard Street at Hill Street;

Closure of South Division Street at Hill Street

Monday, March 4–Friday, June 14, 2024

This closure will accommodate pavement removal and replacement, water main installation, storm sewer structure replacements, sanitary sewer repair, traffic signal improvements, and sidewalk ramp and crosswalk improvements.

Beginning Monday, March 4, Hill Street will be closed from South Fifth Avenue to South State Street. Northbound lanes of State Street will be closed at the Packard intersection, and the southbound vehicle lane will be shifted to the east side of the street, through the Hill Street​ intersection. The Packard/Hill and Division/Hill intersections will also be closed. The following detours will be in place:

  • Eastbound Hill Street: North on South Main, east on East William, south on South State, to Hill;

  • ​Westbound Hill Street: North on Church Street, west on South University, north on South State, west on East William, south on South Main, back to Hill;

  • Northbound South State Street traffic will be detoured west on Hoover, north on South Main, east on East William, back to South State Street;

  • Northbound Packard: West on East Stadium, north on South Main, to Packard;

  • Southbound Packard: South on South Main, east on East Stadium, to Packard.

Division Street, between Hill and John, and Sybil Street, between Benjamin and Hill, will temporarily allow two-way traffic due to closures at Hill.

Bike lane detours will be posted on South State and on Packard. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the sidewalks, with detours posted as necessary during sidewalk replacement work. 



East Madison Street, Between South Main Street and South Division Street; and South Fifth Avenue, Between Packard Street and Hill Street

*Completion date delayed further: 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22–June 21, 2024.

Site Development Inc. will be occupying East Madison Street from South Main ​Street to South Division Street, and South Fifth Avenue from Packard Street to Hill Street to relocate a public utility. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays, with occasional work taking place on Saturdays. ​

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, eastbound traffic on West Madison Street will be detoured north onto South Main Street, then southeast onto Packard Street, then east back to East Madison Street. Westbound traffic on East Madison Street will be detoured northwest onto Packard Street, then south onto South Main Street, then west back to West Madison Street.​ Southbound traffic on South Fifth Avenue will be detoured northwest onto Packard Street, then south onto South Main Street, then east onto Hill Street. Southbound traffic on South Fourth Avenue will be detoured northwest onto Packard Street, then south onto South Main Street, then back to East Madison Street.

South Fifth Avenue between Packard Street and East Madison Street will be temporarily converted to a two-way street for local traffic only, with a temporary signal on northbound South Fifth Avenue at Packard Street and the street parking on the east side of South Fifth Avenue closed.

South Fourth Avenue between Packard Street and East Madison Street will remain open for local access only.

Local businesses on East Madison will have access maintained at all times. All local residences within the closed section of East Madison Street and South Fifth Avenue and businesses within the closed section of South Fifth Avenue will have access coordinated by the project.

Pedestrian traffic will be maintained along the north side of East Madison Street. Emergency vehicles are advised to follow the detour route.

 

Special​ ​​event closures​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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


Beginning on May 2, 2024, the following streets will be closed 4 p.m. Thursdays through 6 a.m. Mondays, except for the closure West Washington Street which shall be for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as part of the Ma​in Street​ Alliance downtown program:

  • Main Street from William to Washington
  • West Liberty Street from Ashley to Main
  • East Liberty Street from Main to Fourth
  • West Washington Street from Ashley to Main

These closures will conclude on or around October 27​, 2024. 

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On Saturday, May 25, 2024 from 9 a.m. to ​3 p.m. the following street will be closed for the City of Ann Arbor's Bicentennial Birthday Celebration special event:

  • ​East Liberty between South Division Street and South Fifth Avenue. 


On Monday, May 27, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the following streets will be closed for the 2024 Glacier Highlands Neighborhood Association Annual Memorial Day Parade special event:

  • Frederick Drive from Greenbrier Boulevard to Middleton
  • Middleton to Bardstown Trail
  • Bardstown Trail to Barrister Road ending before Larchmont
  • Larchmont between MacGregor Lane and North Folkstone Court​


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