City construction and traffic controls
MDOT and WCRC project updates
Special event closures
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 WAZE.com or the WAZE app (available in your smartphones app store), drivers can view real time traffic information and get directions.
City of Ann Arbor construction and traffic controls
Kingsley: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30, 2018. *UPDATED on March 22*: Beginning Monday March 26, work will begin on Kingsley Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues 7 a.m.-5 p.m. for construction loading.
*Traffic will be maintained in both directions with the use of flaggers.* Pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times. Pedestrian access into businesses will be maintained. Work should conclude by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 30.
Northbound curb lane at State and Hoover: Feb., 1, 2018 - TBA. Beginning on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, the northbound curb lane of State, just before the intersection with Hoover, will be closed to vehicle traffic. A broken traffic signal pole had been discovered and needs to be replaced, therefore a temporary traffic signal will be occupying the vehicle lane until a replacement pole arrives.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) 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
General Spring Weight Restriction Bulletin #7
Effective Friday, March 23, 2018 at 6:00 AM, weight restrictions will be
lifted from the southern Michigan border north to and including M-43 in Van
Buren County east to I-69/I-96 in Eaton County (on the West side of Lansing),
then north on I-69/I-96 in Eaton County and continuing on I-69 east to Port
Huron, St. Clair County. Frost restrictions are still in effect for the
remainder of the state and will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline
highways north of the M-43, I-69 line.
State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. Weight
restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960.
For companies located in Canada or New Jersey, information may be obtained by
- On routes designated as "All Season Routes" (green or gold on the
MDOT Truck Operators Map) there will be no reduction in legal axle weight.
- On routes designated as "Seasonal" (solid or dashed red on the MDOT
Truck Operators Map) there will be a weight reduction of 25% for rigid
pavements and 35% for flexible pavements.
Extended permits will be valid for oversize only in the weight restricted area.
Single trip permits will not be issued for overweight loads or loads exceeding
14 feet in width, 11 axles and 150 feet in overall length in the weight
Detailed Weight Restriction information may be obtained by linking to www.michigan.gov/truckers
Please refer to the MDOT Truck Operator's Map for route designations.
(Unless otherwise noted, special events listed are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Ann Arbor.)
On Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the following streets will be closed to traffic for the March for Our Lives special event (PDF):
- South side of Stadium Blvd between Main and Seventh
- East side of Seventh between Stadium Blvd and the Pioneer High School property line.
State of Michigan Department of Transportation online resource: View a map of local and statewide maintenance, construction, lane closures and restrictions.