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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. 


Communication Expansion and System Improvement for Arterial Traffic Operations on Barton Drive from Pontiac Trail to Plymouth Road and the Intersection of Main Street and Huron Street

7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26–7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2024

Intermittent temporary closures of vehicular lanes on Barton Drive from Pontiac Trail to Plymouth Road and intermittent temporary sidewalk closures at the intersection of Main Street and Huron Street.​

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.

New fiber lines will also be installed on the north side of Huron Street at the Main Street intersection, which will require temporary sidewalk and crosswalk closures at the intersection.

These temporary closures are anticipated to continue through April 5, 2024. 



East Madison Street, Between South Main Street and South Division Street; and South Fifth Avenue, Between Packard Street and Hill Street

*Update completion date: 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22– May 5, 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.

 

Closure of North State Street between East Ann Street and East Huron Street

*Delayed start date: ​7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12–Friday, Mar. 15, 2024, at 5 p.m.

Metro Engin​eering Solutions, on behalf of DTE, will be closing State Street between Ann Street and Huron Street to vehicle traffic for the installation of a DTE duct bank.

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, northbound vehicles traveling on State Street will detour west on Huron Street, north on Division Street, west on Ann Street, and back to North State Street. Southbound vehicles traveling on North State Street will detour east on Ann Street, south ​on Thayer Street, west on Huron Street, and back to State Street.

Pedestrian traffic on the west side of North State Street will be detoured to the east side of North State Street.​

Special​ ​​event closures​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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


On Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., the following streets will be closed for the Shamrocks and Shenanigans 5K Run/Walk special event:

  • South Main Street from Stadium to West Jefferson
  • Madison from South Fourth to Main Street
  • West Jefferson from Main Street to South First
  • South First from West Jefferson to West Washington
  • West Washington from South First to South Ashley
  • South Ashley from West Jefferson to West Washington​


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

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