City construction and traffic controls
MDOT and WCRC project updates
Special event closures
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City of Ann Arbor construction and traffic controls
North Main, East Huron and Huron at Division: Saturday, October 21, 2017. On Saturday, October 21, road repairs will close lanes at the 300 block of East Huron, the 500 block of North Main and at the intersection of Huron and Division. Traffic will be maintained in each direction using message boards, cones and flaggers (when necessary).
Church Street/South University: Wednesday, October 16–Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2017, Church Street will close to traffic in the northbound direction between South University Avenue and Geddes Avenue; in addition, South University Avenue will close to traffic in the eastbound direction from Church Street to Washtenaw Avenue. Both closures are being done for road resurfacing as well as curb and ramp repairs.
During these closures, traffic will be detoured westerly on South University Avenue, southerly on South State Street, easterly on Hill Street and northerly on Washtenaw Avenue. The contractor will maintain one-way traffic through the construction area with one lane operating in the southbound direction on Church Street, and one lane operating in the westbound direction on South University Avenue. These closures and the related work are expected to continue through Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, weather permitting.
North Maple: Monday, October 30-Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Beginning on Monday, October 30, intermittent single-lane closures in each direction of travel on North Maple between Dexter and M-14 will be in place to facilitate road repairs. Work will occur between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and is expected to continue through Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, weather permitting.
During construction, pedestrian traffic will be maintained, or detoured as required. Access for emergency vehicles, and to side streets and driveways, will also be maintained.
Miller Avenue: Friday, October 20-Friday, October 27, 2017. Beginning Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, Miller Avenue will close to traffic in the westbound direction between M-14 and North Maple Road for pavement and sidewalk work.
During this closure, westbound traffic will be detoured (PDF) northerly on North Maple Road through the roundabouts at the M-14 interchange and westerly on westbound M-14 ramp back to Miller Avenue. The contractor will maintain one-way traffic on Miller Avenue through the construction area with one lane operating in the eastbound direction. This closure and the related work is expected to continue through Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, weather permitting.
West Kingsley: Monday, October 23 - Friday, October 27, 2017. Beginning on Monday, October 23, West Kingsley will be closed to traffic between North Ashley and North First.
During construction, two-way traffic will be allowed (PDF) on North First Street between Miller Avenue and West Kingsley and on West Kingsley between the construction zone and North Ashely Street. Traffic will be detoured south on North Main Street, and west on Miller Avenue.
Pedestrian traffic will be detoured down North Ashley for the duration of the closure. Work should be completed by Friday, October 27, weather permitting.
East Washington: Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, October 21, East Washington between South Main and Fourth Avenue will be closed to traffic for a crane lift on the 100 block of E. Washington.
Westbound East Washington will be detoured (PDF) south on South Main Street, west on East Liberty, and north on Fourth Avenue. Eastbound Washington will be detoured south on Fourth Avenue, east on East Liberty and north on South Main Street. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of East Washington will be detoured to the north side of East Washington.
West Liberty: Tuesday, October 10-Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Beginning on Tuesday, October 10, West Liberty between Scio Ridge and South Maple will be closed to traffic in the westbound direction for road resurfacing.
Westbound traffic will be detoured southerly on South Maple Road to westerly on Scio Church Road to northerly on Wagner Road. The contractor will maintain one-way traffic on West Liberty Road through the construction area with one lane operating in the eastbound direction. This closure and the related work is expected to be completed by Tuesday, October 17.
West Stadium: Monday, October 16-Friday, October 20, 2017. Beginning on Monday, October 16, West Stadium Blvd., between South Maple and Pauline, will experience intermittent single lane closures for road repairs. Work will occur between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. During construction pedestrian traffic will be maintained, or detoured as required. Access for emergency vehicles, and to side streets and driveways, will also be maintained.
East Madison: Monday, October 9, 2017- TBA. 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–November, 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.
Plymouth and Green intersection: Tuesday, Sept. 26-November 2017. Final paving for the Plymouth Road/Green Road intersection was completed on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The intersection is open to traffic, however, the contractor is now moving into Phase II of the water main replacement project.
During this phase, the contractor will occupy the north side of Plymouth Road, west of Green Road, while maintaining two lanes of traffic in each direction. Traffic turning left from eastbound Plymouth Road to northbound Green Road will continue to be detoured through Commonwealth Boulevard. Commonwealth Boulevard will be converted to a one-way street during a portion of this phase, although this will not occur immediately.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) projects
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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.
US-23 Flex Route Project
Starting in 2016, road and bridge improvements will begin along US-23 in Washtenaw and Livingston counties between M-14 and Silver Lake Road. As part of this $92 million investment, MDOT will implement the Flex Route traffic management system along the highway between M-14 and M-36.
Once construction begins, work is expected to continue through the winter and into 2017. Additional lane closure and detour notices will be provided as the project progresses. The goal is to complete the project by the end of 2017.
Project information is available on the US-23 Flex Route project website at flexroute23.com.
(Unless otherwise noted, special events listed are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Ann Arbor.)
9 a.m. Saturday, October 21 through 1 a.m. on Sunday, October 22 the following streets will be closed for the Watch the Game special event:
- North University between State and Thayer
- North University between Fletcher and Thayer
State of Michigan Department of Transportation online resource: View a map of local and statewide maintenance, construction, lane closures and restrictions.