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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.
  • Sidestreet 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.



Glazier Way Asphalt Path: From Earhart Road to Tremont Drive and Earhart Road Asphalt Path: From Glazier Way to Kipling Drive

9 a.m. Thursday, April 25–8 p.m. Friday, May 10​

The 2024 street resurfacing project contractor, Cadillac Asphalt, and its subcontractor, Doan Construction, will be rep​lacing the existing asphalt path with concrete. ​

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, intermittent lane closures will occur on Glazier Way and Earhart Road while work is occurring. The bike lane will be impacted. Flagging operations will be used as needed.

During construction, pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the path on the opposite side of the road from where the work is occurring. 

 


University of Michigan Elbel Field Relocation — East Madison Street between South Fifth Avenue and South Division Street

7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17– 5 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2024 (*updated on 4/18/24)

Site Development Inc. will be occupying the intersection of East Madison Street and South Fifth Avenue to relocate a public utility. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, through Friday, April 19. ​

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 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. The intersection of East Madison Street and South Fifth Avenue will be fully closed *through Wednesday, April 24, 2024. East Madison Street between South Fifth Avenue and South Division Street will be temporarily converted to a two-way street for local traffic only.

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

 


Full Closure of South Forest Avenue between Hill Street and Willard Street

7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17–5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2024

Eagle Excavation will close South Forest Avenue to install utilities for a new apartment building.  Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday and Saturdays while the closure is in place.

Beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, northbound South Forest Avenue traffic will be detoured west to Church Street, then north on Church Street to Willard Street, then east on Willard Street back to South Forest Avenue. Southbound South Forest Avenue traffic will be detoured west on Willard Street to Church Street, then south on Church Street to Hill Street, then east on Hill Street back to South Forest Avenue. 

Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the west side of South Forest Avenue. 

Emergency vehicles are advised to follow the posted detour.​



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

Saturday, April 20–Saturday, May 18, 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.



Phase 1– East Medical Center Drive Bridge Rehabilitation and Widening Project — Fuller Road, from East Medical Center Drive/Maiden Lane to Cedar Bend Drive​

9 a.m. Monday, March 25– 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2024

Contractor will be working on the Fuller Road median and also setting up construction staging on the greenbelt next to the East Medical Center Drive intersection.

Beginning Monday, March 25, one lane of vehicle traffic, in each direction, will be closed on Fuller Road from East Medical Center Drive/Maiden Lane to Cedar Bend Drive between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday until Friday, April 26.

A separate news release will be issued to inform the public of a new traffic pattern during the next phase of the project. ​

April 12, 2024 update: Drivers are noticing that traffic is moving slower while entering and exiting East Medical Center Bridge. The changes in signal timing are deliberate, to reduce traffic flow through the area, which will serve two purposes: 1) improve the safety of pedestrians, drivers and workers in the area 2) existing and upcoming lane closures in the area.

Delays are to be expected. City staff have and continue to work with the University of Michigan hospital and emergency service providers to ensure their services aren't impacted. Staff will continue to monitor the situation and make changes as needed. 

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Intermittent lane closures: Glazier Way from Earhart Road to Tremont Drive, and Earhart Road from Glazier Way to Kipling Drive

9 a.m. Thursday, April 25–8 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2024

The contractor will replace the existing asphalt paths with concrete.

Beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 25, intermittent lane closures will occur on Glazier Way and Earhart Road while work is occurring. The bike lane will be impacted. Flagging operations will be used as needed.​

During construction, pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the path on the opposite side of the road from where the work is occurring.​



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. 


*Updated: Communication Expansion and System Improvement for Arterial Traffic Operations on Barton Drive from Pontiac Trail to Plymouth Road 

7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26–7 p.m. Friday, May 10.

Intermittent temporary closures of vehicular lanes on Barton Drive from Pontiac Trail to Plymouth Road. 

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, new fiber lines will be installed on the south and west sides of Barton Drive. There may be some temporary lane closures throughout the duration of this work during construction hours. The contractor will flag one direction of traffic as needed to complete the work, and all lanes will be open to thru traffic at the end of each weekday.

These temporary closures are anticipated to continue through May 10, 2024. ​



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 Main 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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