Road and Lane Closures

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MDOT and WCRC​ project updates 

Special​ event closures

Addition​al​ resources


The City of Ann Arbor is partnering with WAZE to provide residents, visitors and commuters a better way of learning about road construction and traffic controls within the city. By using or the WAZE app (available in your smartphones app store), drivers can view real time traffic information and get directions. 

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City of Ann Arbor construction ​an​d traffic controls​​​​


South University: Thursday, Dec. 14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 14, South University between East University and Church will be closed to traffic for construction work. 

Eastbound South University Avenue will be detoured to southbound East University Ave. to eastbound Hill Street to northbound Church Street.

Westbound South University Avenue will be detoured to southbound Church Street to westbound Hill Street to northbound East University Avenue. Pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of South University and pedestrian traffic on the north side of South University Avenue will be detoured to the south side of the road.

Kingsley: Monday, Oct. 30-Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Beginning on Monday, October 30, eastbound traffic on Kingsley between Fourth and Fifth Avenues will be detoured for construction of a loading zone. 

Eastbound traffic will be detoured south on Fourth Avenue to east on East Ann Street to north on Division Street. Pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.  Weather permitting, work should be completed by Friday, November 2.  

East Madison: Monday, Oct. 9-Dec. 1, 2017. Beginning on Monday, October 9, 2017, East Madison between South Main and Fourth Ave. will have traffic controls in place for continued utility work at the 600 block of South Main.

Lanes will be closed but two-way traffic will be maintained using the southbound lanes. 

South Main Street and East Madison Street: Tuesday, July 25–Dec. 8, 2017. Beginning Tuesday, July 25, traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction, on the west side of the road, between East Madison and Hill Street. The sidewalk on the east side of South Main Street will be temporarily closed between East Madison and East Mosely. Signage will be in place to alert and direct pedestrians.

All lanes of South Main and Madison will be open to traffic during University of Michigan home football games. 

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.

Packard Road at US-23: Sunday, October 22 through Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  Beginning on Sunday, October 22, MDOT will use dividers and signage to shift lanes of traffic on Packard Road over US-23 so that bridge repairs can take place. Two way traffic will be maintained during the project. 

Work is expected to be completed by Wednesday, November 15, 2017, weather permitting. 

Special events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

Additional resource​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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