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​South University Avenue between East University Avenue and Church Street: Monday, Jan. 24, 2022– Friday, July 31, 2024. The Christman Company will be closing South University Avenue to eastbound vehicle vehicular traffic in order to establish a work zone for the construction of a new building, Vic Village South, on South University Avenue.​

Beginning at 9 a.m. on ​Monday, Jan. 24, eastbound South University Avenue will be detoured south on East University Avenue, then east on Hill Street, then north on Church Street, back to South University Avenue. Westbound South University Avenue will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of South University Avenue will be detoured to the north side of South University Avenue.

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Project: Wednesday, Jan. 19 – Friday, Feb 4, 2022

Location and Limits of Affected Area:

  • North University/Geddes Avenue near the bus station – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.
  • Miller Avenue between First and Ashley Streets – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.
  • Ann Street Between First and Ashley Streets – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.
  • William Street between State Street and First Street – Bike lane and sidewalk closure expected.
The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology department, through its contractor Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets above to doing installation of underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes), that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed). ​

Work is scheduled to begin on, or about, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 and continue through Friday, Feb 4, 2022 (dates are subject to change). Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, thru traffic closures, and meter bagging will occur. Loading/unloading of construction materials, removal and installation of concrete driveway openings and approaches, and the removal and replacement of pavement. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained but may also experience detours, as required.​

Technology Infrastructure Improvement Project: ​Monday, Jan. 10 – Friday, Jan. 28, 2022​

  • North University/Geddes Avenue near the bus station – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.

  • Miller Avenue between First & Ashley Streets – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.

  • Ann Street Between First & Ashley Streets – Sidewalk and lane closures expected.​

Description of Work​

The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology department, through its contractor Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets above to doing installation of underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes), that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed). 

Temporary Traffic Control Plan

Work is scheduled to begin on, or about, Jan. 10, 2022 and continue through Jan. 28, 2022 (dates are subject to change). Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, thru traffic closures, and meter bagging will occur. Loading/unloading of construction materials, removal and installation of concrete driveway openings and approaches, and the removal and replacement of pavement. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained but may also experience detours, as required.

South Maple Road between West Liberty Street and Scio Church Road: 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10 through 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. CI Contracting will be occupying the South Maple Road and Pauline Boulevard intersection to install utilities for a new development. Construction will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. during the work week. The full road closure will be in place 24 ho​urs a day until road restoration is completed.

Northbound vehicle traffic on South Maple Road will be detoured east on Scio Church Road to South Seventh Street, then north on South Seventh Street, then west on West Stadium Boulevard, then west on West Liberty Street back to South Maple Road. Southbound traffic will be detoured east on West Liberty Street, then east on West Stadium Boulevard, then south on South Seventh Street, then west on Scio Church Road back to South Maple Road. Westbound Pauline Boulevard traffic will be detoured to West Stadium Boulevard to use either the northbound or southbound posted South Maple Road detour. Local access will be maintained between the detour and full road closure areas along South Maple Road for residential and business access. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the east side of South Maple Road.  Emergency vehicles are advised to follow the posted detour route.​

​South Main Street from Packard Street to East William Street and East William Street from South Main Street to South Fourth Avenue: Monday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m.– Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 5 p.m. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, the eastern northbound lane of South Main Street and the sidewalk along the east side of South Main Street between Packard Street and East William Street will be closed to allow for construction of a new residential building. Pedestrian traffic shall cross South Main Street to access the sidewalk on the west side of the road between Packard Street and William Street. In addition, a portion of the eastbound lane of East William Street will be closed to provide a pedestrian access tunnel along East William Street from South Main Street to the alley located between South Main Street and South Fourth Avenue. Vehicular traffic will not be significantly impacted by the partial lane closure on East William 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: Dec. 2, 2021,-TBD, 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.
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​​​​Michigan Department ​of Transportation (MDOT) and Washtenaw County Road Commission (WC​RC)​ Projects 
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​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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