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​​​Main Street Area Ann Arbor Social District: Dec. 2, 2021,-TBD, Thursday-Sunday, 4-11 p.m.  The following road closures will be in place to allow for the Main Street Area Social District.

  • Main Street from William to Huron.

  • 4th Avenue from William to Huron.

  • Washington Street from Ashley to 5th Avenue.

  • Liberty Street from Ashley to 5th Avenue.

  • Ashley Street from Liberty Street to Washington Street.

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Project: Monday, Nov. 29–Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology department, through its contractor Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets ​above to install underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes), that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed).​

  • Main Street from William Street to Madison Street — Sidewalk closure and lane closure.  

  • Ashley Street from West Liberty Street to William Street — Possible lane closure when going through intersection of Ashley and Liberty. 

  • West Liberty Street from Ashley Street to 1st Street — Sidewalk closure and possible partial lane closure.

  • Alley between 1st and Ashley, North of Liberty South of Washington — Alley closure north of parking lot at north side of Liberty Street.

  • Washington Street from above Alley to railroad tracks W of 1st Street — Sidewalk closure and meter bags.

  • 1st Street from Washington Street south — Meter bags and sidewalk closure.

  • Division Street from Huron Street to Washington Street — East side lane closure and sidewalk closure. West side, meter bags and sidewalk closure (east and west side work will be completed at separate times). Lane closures when crossing Washington Street.

  • Washington Street from Division Street to State Street — Sidewalk closure, meter bags, bike lane closure.

  • State Street from Huron Street to Washington Street — Meter bags, sidewalk closure, and lane closure when crossing Huron Street.

  • Huron Street from 1st  Street to Ashley Street — Lane closure and sidewalk closure.​

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Project: Monday, Nov. 8–Friday, Nov. 27, 2021. The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology department, through its contractor Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets ​above to install underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes), that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed).​

  • East Huron Street from Division Street to State Street – Right lane closure
  • Miller Avenue (south side), from First Street to Ashley, then on the north side to Fifth Street – Intermittent sidewalk and lane closure. HOLD
  • Huron Street, both sides, from Chapin/Third Street to Ashley – Sidewalk and lane closures (MDOT approved).
  • First Street, east side, from Williams south to Jefferson Street – Intermittent sidewalk and lane closures.
  • Alleys between Miller and Ann. One between Ashley and Main and the other between Fourth Street and Fifth Street – Lane closure and through traffic closure.
  • South Ashley Street from West Jefferson to West Mosley Street - Intermittent sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • West Mosley Street from South Ashley Street to South Main Street - Intermittent sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • South Main Street to East Madison Street - Intermittent sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.

Work is scheduled to begin on, or about, Nov. 8, 2021 and continue through Nov. 27, 2021 (dates are subject to change). Temporary lane closures on Miller Avenue, Huron Street, and  First Street, may occur during the work. Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, through traffic closures and meter bagging will occur. Loading/unloading of construction materials, removal and installation of concrete driveway openings and approaches, and the removal and replacement of pavement. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained but may also experience detours, as required.

William Street from State Street to Ashley Street (One-way Closure): Wednesday, Nov. 3–TBA. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, Westbound William Street from State Street to Ashley Street will be closed to allow for the installation of curbed islands between the bikeway and vehicle lane on the north side of William as part of the DDA's William Street Bikeway Project. More information can be found at https://www.peoplefriendlystreets.org/new-projects/.

Vehicles traveling westbound on William will be detoured north on State Street, then west on Liberty Street, then south on ​Ashley Street back to William Street. The bikeway on William Street will also be closed during this time.

Access to businesses and residences on both the north and south sides of the road will be maintained throughout construction (*except as noted in italics below):​

*Driveways will remain accessible except for some north side driveways which will be temporarily closed when the concrete is placed and needs time to cure. If your driveway will be impacted, the contractor will coordinate this with you in advance and provide parking passes if necessary.

Division Street vehicle lane closures between Packard Street and Huron Street: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 to TBA. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 the easternmost vehicle lanes of Division Street from Packard to Huron will be closed and Division Street will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic. This is to ​allow for paving as part of the DDA's Division Street Bikeway Project.  More information can be found here:   https://www.peoplefriendlystreets.org/new-projects/.

During this time, access to all businesses and residences will be maintained on both the east and west side of the road (*except as noted in italics below). There will be no street parking on the east side of Division in this area during construction.​

*Driveways will remain accessible except for some east side driveways which will be temporarily closed when the concrete is placed and needs time to cure. If your driveway will be impacted, the contractor will coordinate this with you in advance and provide parking passes if necessary.

Local traffic will be maintained in all areas, and local businesses will remain open and accessible. In all areas, pedestrian thru-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.  ​

West Liberty Street, between South Seventh Street and Crest Avenue; and Crest Avenue, between West Liberty Street and Buena Vista: 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13– 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. Both directions of West Liberty Street will be closed to through traffic for water main work and road resurfacing through at least Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. ​One eastbound vehicle lane will remain open to local traffic between Crest Avenue and South Seventh Street. Both directions of Crest Avenue will be closed with only a northbound vehicle lane open to local traffic between West Liberty Street and Buena Vista.

Eastbound through traffic will be detoured south on West Stadium Boulevard, east on Pauline Boulevard, and north on South Seventh Street to West Liberty Street. Westbound traffic will be routed south on South Seventh Street, west on Pauline Boulevard, and north on West Stadium Boulevard to West Liberty Street.

For the safety of all, please reduce speeds and drive cautiously through the detour route.  

Barton Drive between Pontiac Trail and Brede Place: Wednesday, Oct. 20 - Friday, Nov. 19​, 2021. The contractor, Doan Construction,​ will occupy a portion of the north side of Baron Drive between Pontiac Trail and Brede Place for sidewalk work beginning on Wednesday,  Oct. 20, however, two-way vehicle traffic will be maintained. Separate bike lanes will not be available. On-street parking will be prohibited on both sides of Barton Drive. 

Division Street from Huron Street to Catherine Street; Catherine Street from State Street to 5th Avenue; Ann Street from 5th Avenue to State Street: Monday, Oct. 18-Satruday, Dec. 11​, 2021 Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 18  the following changes will be made to facilitate the DDA's Division Street Bikeway  project:

  • The easternmost lane of Division Street from Huron to Catherine will be closed and Division Street will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic. During this time, access to all businesses and residences will be maintained on both the east and west side of the road (*except as noted in italics below). There will be no street parking on the east side of Division in this area during construction. This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021,​​ and the road reopened to vehicle traffic. 

*Driveways will remain accessible except for some east side driveways which will be temporarily closed when the concrete is placed and needs time to cureIf your driveway will be impacted, the contractor will coordinate this with you in advance and provide parking passes if necessary.

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20:

  • The intersections of Division/Catherine and Division/Ann will be closed to thru traffic. The following detours will be in place: Vehicles travelling westbound on Catherine Street will be detoured north on State St, west on Kingsley Street and south on 5th Avenue back to Catherine Street. Local traffic will be able to enter and exit Catherine Street via the Division intersection (except as noted in italics below):

*Note: At certain times during the construction, local traffic on Catherine Street between Division and 5th Avenue will enter this block from 5th Avenue during the construction workday (7 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Two-way traffic on this block will be maintained with flaggers. The project team will notify local residents and businesses directly in advance of this two-way traffic pattern.

  • Vehicles travelling eastbound on Ann Street will be detoured south on 5th Avenue, east on Huron Street and north on Thayer Street back to Ann Street. Local traffic only will be able to enter and exit Ann Street via the Division intersection.

Local traffic will be maintained in all areas, and local businesses will remain open and accessible. This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11​, 2021, and the roads reopened to vehicle traffic. 

In all areas, pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.​

​South Main Street from Packard Street to East William Street and East William Street from South Main Street to South Fourth Avenue: Monday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m.– Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 5 p.m. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, the eastern northbound lane of South Main Street and the sidewalk along the east side of South Main Street between Packard Street and East William Street will be closed to allow for construction of a new residential building. Pedestrian traffic shall cross South Main Street to access the sidewalk on the west side of the road between Packard Street and William Street. In addition, a portion of the eastbound lane of East William Street will be closed to provide a pedestrian access tunnel along East William Street from South Main Street to the alley located between South Main Street and South Fourth Avenue. Vehicular traffic will not be significantly impacted by the partial lane closure on East William Street. 


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