Road and Lane Closures

Skip Navigation LinksHome » Departments » Engineering » Traffic » Road and Lane Closures

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City construction and traffic controls

Special​ event closures​​

MDOT and WCRC​ project updates 

Addition​al​ resources


The City of Ann Arbor has partnered with WAZE to provide a better way of learning about traffic controls within the city. To take advantage of this, visit or download the WAZE app.

waze map image.png

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


Plymouth Road from Nixon to Huron Pkwy: Monday, Aug. 20-Friday, Aug. 25. Plymouth will be restricted to one lane in each direction for ITC duck bank work. ​

Seventh Street at Pauline: Monday, Aug. 20-Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Intersection of South Seventh and Pauline Blvd. will be closed to traffic. Northbound traffic on South Seventh will be detoured at Stadium Blvd. westbound to eastbound Liberty. Southbound South Seventh traffic will be detoured at West Liberty westbound to south/eastbound W​est Stadium Blvd.​

Westbound Pauline Boulevard traffic between Seventh Street and Main Street will have local access to side streets and driveways east of South Seventh Street.

Geddes Road between Huron Parkway and Earhart Road, Tuesday, Aug. 14​​-Wednesday, Aug. 15. ​Cadillac Asphalt will repair several sections of pavement on Geddes Road between Huron Parkway and Earhart Road Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 14 and 15. Work will take place between 9 a.m. and 3​ p.m. Two way traffic will be maintained with flaggers, however motorists should expect delays, and seek an alternate route if possible.​​

Packard Road at Brookwood Place: Tuesday, August 14-Thursday, August 16, 2018. Southbound traffic on Packard will be detoured onto South State St.. Local access to side streets and driveways north of Brookwood Place and one lane of Packard Rd. northbound will be maintained. 

Scio Church Road, Monday, July 16-Thursday, Aug. 16. ​​Eastbound Scio Church Road will be detoured north on Seventh Street, east on West Stadium Boulevard and South on South Main Street. One lane on Scio Church Road for westbound traffic will be maintained at all times during this phase of the p​roject, and local access will be maintained to all properties. The Scio Church Road Service Drive will remain accessible during the work. 

​The Scio Church Roadway Improvements Project includes road resurfacing, installation of new curb and gutter along the south side of the road, installation of a new sidewalk along the north side of the road between South Main and South Seventh streets and completing the sidewalk gap on the south side of the road. ​Learn more on the project web page​.​​​ 

Seventh Street between Scio Church and West Stadium: Monday, Aug. 6-Wednesday, Aug. 15. North and southbound traffic will be shifted to the east side of Seventh St. and will operate side-by-side on the newly placed asphalt pavement while the contractor completes work. During construction, the contractor will maintain access for emergency vehicles and to driveways. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained or detoured as required. ​

North Fifth Avenue between Catherine and Beakes reduced to one lane: Monday, April 9, 2018 - TBA. Access will be maintained to intersecting streets and driveways as well as for emergency vehicles. Pedestrian access w​ill also be maintained.​

Pauline Blvd: Tuesday, May 1 - Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Beginning on Tuesday, May 1, weather permitting, Pauline Blvd between West Stadium and South Seventh Street will be closed to through traffic for utility work, new curb and gutters, sidewalk improvements and road resurfacing. 

Westbound traffic on Pauline will​ be directed south on Seventh Street and west on Stadium Boulevard. The eastbound Pauline traffic will be directed north on Stadium Boulevard, east on Liberty Street and south on Seventh Street. ​

During construction, local access, access for emergency vehicles, garbage collection, mail delivery and pedestrian traffic will be maintained. Work is scheduled to conclude on or around Sept. 1, 2018. ​​

Crest Avenue: 7​ a.m. Monday, June 25-Friday, August 31, 2018. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 25, Crest Avenue between West Liberty and West Huron will be closed to through traffic for water main work. Local and emergency access will be maintained during the project. 

Nixon and Plymouth Roads, August, 2018. A moving section of Nixon and Plymouth Roads will be closed​ for electrical conduit work as part of the Apex to Phoenix project.​

Week of 8/13

  1. Phase 3 – Continue duct bank work on Nixon Rd.  Northbound lane of Nixon Rd closed with traffic control in place to keep traffic flowing in both directions.
  2. Phase 4 – Continue duct bank work adjacent to Huron Pkwy, south of Plymouth Rd. Traffic control in place on southbound Huron Pkwy to keep traffic flowing in both directions.  Start crossing Plymouth Rd on Friday, August 17 with lane closure in place while maintaining traffic in both directions. 

     Week of 8/20

    1. Phase 2 – 8/23 and 8/24 mill and overlay on Dhu Varren with traffic control in place to keep traffic flowing in both directions.
    2. Phase 3 – Continue duct bank work on Nixon Rd.  Northbound lane of Nixon Rd closed with traffic control in place to keep traffic flowing in both directions.
    3. Phase 4 – Crossing Plymouth Rd with lane closures in place while maintaining traffic in both directions. 

     Week of 8/27

    1. Phase 3 – Work begin on Nixon Service Dr. 
    2. Phase 4 – Continue duct bank work adjacent to Huron Pkwy, north of Plymouth Rd. Traffic control in place on southbound Huron Pkwy to keep traffic flowing in both directions.    ​​

    East Kingsley: Monday, July 23-Thursday, August 16, 2018.  East Kingsley will be closed to traffic from North ​Fifth Avenue to North Fourth Ave.​

    Westbound traffic will be detoured to N Division Street, Beakes Street, N Fourth Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to N Fourth Avenue, E Ann St, and N Division Street. During construction, access for pedestrians and emergency vehicles will be maintained.

    Special events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

    6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, Thursday August 2 and Thursday August 30 the following street will be closed for the Sonic ​Lunch series (PDF) special event:

    ​Liberty Street between South Fifth and Division ​​​

    6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 through 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 the following  parking and traffic changes will be in effect for 2018 student move-in:

    • Thompson - one way southbound from Jefferson to Packard - meters bagge​d
    • Madison - closed from Division to Thompson - one way eastbound from Thompson to South State - meters bagged
    • Observatory - one way southbound from East Ann to Geddes - meters bagged
    • East Washington - one way westbound from Fletcher to Thayer - meters bagged
    • Maynard - from Jefferson to East William - meters bagged
    • East University between Hill and Willard - meters bagged
    • Church Street between Hill and Willard - meters bagged
    • North University Court - meters bagged
    • Oxford - parking reserved for move-in from Hill to Geddes
    • Washington Heights - closed from Observatory to E. Medical Center Drive - meters bagged
    • East Ann - one-way eastbound from Zina Pitcher Place to Observatory - meters bagged​

    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.

    I-94 Road Improvements​

    Starting this summer, the Michigan Department of Transportation will make improvements to 9 miles of I-94 between M-14 and Carpenter Road, just east of US-23, and the I-94/US-12 interchange in Ann Arbor.

    Improvements include concrete pavement repairs, resurfacing and culvert maintenance.

    For more information call the MDOT Brighton Transportation Service Center at 810.227.4681 or visit MI Drive for updates. ​

    Additional resource​s​​​

    State of Michigan Department of Transportation online resource: View a map of local and statewide maintenance, construction, lane closures and restrictions.​​

    E-mail picture Subscribe for email alerts on road or lane closures within the City of Ann Arbor