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East Ann Street between Fifth Avenue and Division Street: Saturday, May 14, 7 a.m.–2 p.m. Connelly Crane will be installing HVAC equipment for the Ann Arbor Justice Center using a crane lift on East Ann Street. 

Beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday​, May 14, 2022, eastbound through traffic on East Ann Street will be detoured south on Fifth Avenue, east on Huron Street, and north on Division Street. Local residences will have vehicle access maintained. ​

The roadway and southern sidewalk will be closed at the work site. In addition to the road and sidewalk closure, the north Larcom City Hall parking lot, city hall covered parking lot, and north atrium entrance to the building will be closed and inaccessible. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of East Ann Street.

Glen Avenue from Catherine Street to East Ann Street: 9 a.m. Monday, May 16– 5 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2022. Eagle Excavating will be occupying all of Glen Avenue to install utilities for a new mixed-use residential and commercial building. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. duri​ng the work week while the closure is in effect.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 16, northbound vehicles will be detoured west on East Huron Street to North Main Street, then north on North Main Street to Depot Street, then east on Depot Street, continuing east on Fuller Street to Glen Avenue. Southbound vehicles will be detoured west onto Fuller Street, continuing west on Depot Street to North Main Street, then south on North Main Street to East Huron Street, then east on East Huron Street to Glen Avenue.  Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the east side of Glen Avenue. Emergency vehicles are advised to take the detour.​​

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Project Continues: Monday, May 2–Friday, May 20, 2022

Location and Limits of Affected Area:

  • South University Avenue – North side from Washtenaw to East University – Metered parking and sidewalk closures. Intermittent lane closures for potholing at intersections.
  • East Liberty – North and South side from Fifth Street to State Street – Metered parking and sidewalk closures. Intermittent lane closures for potholing at intersections.
  • Miller Avenue at North Ashley Street – Sidewalk and lane closures.
  • Miller Avenue at North Ashley Street – Sidewalk and lane closures on both Ashley and Huron.
  • South Main Street between Mosley Street and West Jefferson Street– Sidewalk and lane closures.
  • West William Street between South First and South Ashley Street – Sidewalk and lane closures.
The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology Department, through its contractor, Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets above, installing underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes) that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed). ​

Work is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, May 2, 2022, and continue through Friday, May 20, 2022 (dates are subject to change). Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, through-traffic closures, and meter bagging will occur, as will 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.​

Water Main Construction — Newport Road and Bird Road: Wednesday, May 4–Friday, June 4, 2022. The contractor, Bailey Excavating, will construct water main and valving within the intersection of Newport Road and Bird Road.

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, the intersection of Newport Road and Bird Road will be closed to northbound, eastbound and westbound traffic. Northbound traffic will be detoured via North Maple Road from Miller Avenue. Traffic desiring to go eastbound on Bird Road will be detoured via Warrington Drive to West Huron River Drive. One lane will be maintained through the intersection for southbound traffic on Newport Road.

Glen Avenue from Catherine Street to East Ann Street: Monday, April 18, 2022, at 9 a.m.– Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. Colasanti Construction Services will be occupying the western southbound lane of Glen Avenue, the left turn lane of eastbound East Ann Street west of Glen Avenue and the right turn lane of eastbound Catherine Street west of Glen Avenue in order to construct a new building. The occupied lanes will be closed for the duration of building construction.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 18, Traffic will be maintained in both directions of travel on Glen Avenue and Catherine Street, and East Ann Street will continue to maintain eastbound traffic for the duration of the lane closures. Pedestrians will be detoured to the north side of Catherine Street to the east side of Glen Avenue, and to the south side of East Ann Street to the east side of Glen Avenue.

West Huron Street at Crest Avenue: Monday, April 18– Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Bailey Excavating will construct a water main within the intersection of West Huron Street and Crest Avenue.

The work will occur in phases to maintain 1-lane of travel in each direction throughout the duration of the project.

East William Street, from South Main Street to South Fourth Avenue: Monday, March 28, at 9 a.m.– Friday, May 13, 2022, at 5 p.m. Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, March 28​, the eastbound lane of East William Street will be shifted into the left-turn lane of westbound East William Street at South Main Street to South Fourth Avenue. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of East William Street. In addition, westbound East William Street lane will be sharing the through lane, while the left-turn lane is occupied by eastbound traffic. 

​South University Avenue between East University Avenue and Church Street: Monday, Jan. 24, 2022– Friday, July 31, 2024. The Christman Company will be closing South University Avenue to eastbound vehicle vehicular traffic in order to establish a work zone for the construction of a new building, Vic Village South, on South University Avenue.​

Beginning at 9 a.m. on ​Monday, Jan. 24:

  • Eastbound South University Avenue will be detoured south on East University Avenue, then east on Hill Street, then north on Church Street, back to South University Avenue. 
  • Westbound South University Avenue will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of South University Avenue will be detoured to the north side of South University Avenue.​

​​Special Events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

On Saturday, May 21, 2022,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the following street will be closed for the Annual City of Ann Arbor Fire and Police Open House special event​:

  • ​Fifth from Ann to Huron​

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.

2022 downtown Ann Arbor street closures from 4 p.m. Thursday's to 6 a.m. Monday's between May 5 and October 31, 2022:

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

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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