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East University Ave between South University Ave and Willard St

*Updated dates: 7 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1– 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2022

The Christman Company will be closing East University Avenue to vehicle traffic in both directions and eastbound South University in order to establish a work zone for the purpose of reconfiguring a tower crane onsite, Vic Village South, on South University Avenue.

Beginning at 7 a.m.  on​ Thursday, Dec. 1, northbound East University traffic will be detoured east on Hill Street and then north on Church Street to South University Avenue. Southbound East University​ Avenue traffic will be detoured south on Tappan Street and then east on Hill Street to East University Avenue. Eastbound South University Avenue traffic will be detoured south on Tappan Street and then east on Hill Street and then north on Church Street to South University Avenue. ​

Local access to businesses and driveways will be maintained at all times. Pedestrian traffic on the east side of East University Avenue will be detoured to the west side of East University Avenue.

East Washington St between South Main St and South Fourth Ave

8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28–4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

B&M Tower Technologies Inc. will be closing East Washington Street to vehicular traffic to establish a work zone for the erection of a crane.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 28, East Washington Street between South Main Street and South Fourth Avenue will be closed to through vehicle traffic. Eastbound vehicles on West Washington Street will be detoured on Main Street either north or southbound to Huron Street or Liberty Street to Fourth Avenue, and back on Washington Street. Westbound vehicles on East Washington Street will be detoured south on Fourth Avenue, west on Liberty Street, north on Main Street, and back to Washington Street.​

Local access to businesses and driveways will be maintained at all times. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of Washington Street will be detoured to the north side of Washington Street.

Dhu Varren Rd between Pontiac Trl and Nixon Rd

9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21–5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022​ 

East Edge Excavating will be fully closing Dhu Varren Road at Carrot Way to install utilities for a development project. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on wo​rk days after the first day of the closure. The full closure will remain in place 24 hours each day for the duration of the construction work.

Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21, westbound Dhu Varren Road traffic will be detoured south on Nixon Road to Plymouth road then west on Plymouth Road to Barton Drive then north on Barton Drive to Pontiac Trail then north on Pontiac Trail back to Dhu Varren Road. Eastbound Dhu Varren Road traffic will be detoured south on Pontiac Trail to Barton Drive then east on Barton Drive to Plymouth Road then east on Plymouth Road to Nixon Road then north on Nixon Road back to Dhu Varren Road. 

The full closure is located immediately west of Carrot Way. Local traffic will have access to roads intersecting Dhu Varren Road and residential driveways at all times. 

Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of Dhu Varren Road.  ​

East Washington St between South Division St and South State St

7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31– 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

Eagle Excavating will be installing utility leads for a private development project across all lanes of East Washington Street.  Construction will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. during each weekday the closure is in effect.  The full street closure will remain in place for the duration of construction work.​​

Beginning 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, westbound East Washington Street traffic will be detoured south on South State Street to East Liberty Street then west on East Liberty Street to South Division Street then north on South Division Street back to East Washington Street. Eastbound East Washington Street traffic will be detoured south on South Fifth Avenue to East Liberty Street then east on East Liberty Street to South State Street then north on South State Street back to East Washington Street.  

Local businesses will have access maintained at all times.  Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of East Washington Street. 

Lane closure and shift on West Madison St between South Ashley St and South Main St

7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14– 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. 

The Alan Group will be occupying the eastbound through lane of West Madison Street in order to construct a new​ building at the southwest corner of South Main Street and West Madison Street. The lane closure will be in effect 24 hours a day for the duration of the work.

Beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, eastbound West Madison Street traffic will be shifted into the left turn lane at the South Main Street intersection.

Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north side of West Madison Street.​


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

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

Main Street Area Ann Arbor Social District. Each week, 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. Thursdays to 6 a.m. Mondays 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

​​​​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.

​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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