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North Fifth Avenue between Detroit​ Street and East Ann Street; Catherine Street between North Fourth Avenue and North Division Street: Monday, May 20-Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Weather permitting, beginning Monday, May 20 through Wednesday, May 22, 2019, North Fifth Avenue, from Detroit Street to East Ann Street — and Catherine Street, from North Fourth Avenue to North Division Street — will be closed to traffic.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure, using North Division Street, Beakes Street, North Fourth Avenue and East Ann Street.​

Scio Church Road: Tuesday, May 21-Friday, June 14, 2019. The City of Ann Arbor is continuing its work of resurfacing Scio Church Road between South Main Street and South Seventh Street with the repair of the north half of the Scio Church Road/South Seventh Street intersection (weather permitting.) Should the weather impact the planned traffic switch, it will be performed as soon as the weather permits. The to-be-implemented stage of the project is the final phase and will work within the intersection of Scio Church Road and South Seventh Street and complete the sidewalk along the north side of Scio Church Road.    ​

Beginning 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, eastbound Scio Church Road traffic will be detoured north along Greenview Drive to West Stadium Boulevard, then east along West Stadium Boulevard to South Main Street, then south along South Main Street to Scio Church Road. One lane of westbound traffic will be maintained at all times along Scio Church Road between Chaucer Drive and South Seventh Street during this phase of the project; and local access will be maintained to all properties. The Scio Church Road Service Drive will remain accessible during the work as well.​

South University: Friday, May 6-Friday, May 31, 2019. Beginning on Monday, May 6, South University will be closed to traffic between East University Avenue and Church Street for crane work.

Eastbound South University Avenue will be detoured to southbound East University Avenue to eastbound Hill Street to northbound Church Street.  Westbound S​outh University Avenue will be detoured to southbound Church Street to westbound Hill Street to northbound East University Avenue. Pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of South University Avenue, and pedestrian traffic on the north side of South University Avenue will be detoured to the south side of South University Avenue.​

Platt Road between Washtenaw and South Huron Parkway: Monday, May 20-Friday, June 15, 2019. Beginning Monday, May 20, Platt Road will close to traffic in the southbound direction between Washtenaw Avenue and South Huron Parkway for road resurfacing. During this closure, the contractor will detour traffic easterly on Washtenaw Avenue to southerly on South Huron Parkway back to Platt Road. The contractor will maintain one-way traffic on Platt Road through the construction area with one lane operating in the northbound direction.

The contractor will maintain pedestrian traffic during construction.​

Fourth Avenue: Thursday, May 16-Friday, June 21, 2019. Beginning on Thursday, May 16, Fourth Avenue from Huron Street to Washington Street will be closed for underground gas utility work by DTE. 

  • ​Thursday, May 16–Saturday, June 1: Closure of both northbound and southbound traffic.​
  • ​Sunday, June 2-Friday, June 21: Closure of southbound traffic only. Northbound traffic will be maintained.

Southbound Fourth Avenue traffic will be detoured: westbound on Huron Street to southbound on North First Street, eastbound on Washington Street to South Fourth Avenue. Northbound traffic will be detoured westbound on Washington Street, northbound on Main Street, eastbound on Huron Street to North Fourth Avenue. ​

William Street: Monday, May 13-July 12, 2019. Beginning on May 13, westbound William Street, between State and Division, will be closed to traffic for road resurfacing. Westbound traffic on William Street will be detoured northbound on St​ate Street to westbound on Liberty Street to southbound on Fifth Avenue then back to William Street. Eastbound traffic will be maintained.

Pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.​

​Fuller Street at Glen Avenue/Fuller Road: Monday, May 6-Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. On Monday, May 6, construction of an underground, cast-in-place, sanitary sewer diversion chamber in Fuller Street near the Glen Court intersection​ will begin. 

Fuller Street traffic will be detoured to Glen Avenue, East Huron Street and South Main Street for ​westbound travelers; and to North Main Street, East Huron Street and Glen Avenue for eastbound travelers. Access to the U of M Glen Avenue Parking Structure, as well as the residential housing units along Glen Court will be maintained to Fuller Street. Glen Court traffic will be able to enter and exit from west of the project area. Pedestrian traffic along the southerly side of Fuller Street will be maintained at all times. Access along Depot Street will be maintained to all local area businesses, Wheeler Park and the Amtrak Station.  The project will also use portable, changeable message signs to provide additional information and way-finding assistance to users of the area. ​

Plymouth Road: Monday, May 6-Friday, May 31, 2019. To allow for retaining wall repairs, beginning on Monday, May 6, the existing right, eastbound, lane of Plymouth Road between Broadway Street and Barton Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic. The sidewalk along the south side of Plymouth Road will be closed ​to pedestrians in order to safely perform the work. Pedestrian traffic will be rerouted to the north sidewalk in this area.  ​

Hoover, Greene and Hill: 9 a.m. Monday, May 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019. Beginning Monday, May 6, the intersection of Greene Street and Hoover Avenue will be closed in all directions for utility work. Hoover Avenue will be closed between Greene Street to the west side of Division Street. Hoover Avenue will also be closed to westbound traffic Division Street to State Street.​

Traffic intending to travel eastbound on Hoover A​venue, or to use the Greene and Hoover inter​section, will be detoured on Main Street to Hill Street to Division Street.​

Traffic intending to travel westbound on Hoover Avenue will be detoured on State Street to Hill Street to Main Street. A detour ma​p (PDF) is available. ​​

Riverview Drive/Dover​ Place/Huntington Place: Monday, May 6-Friday, Sept. 6. Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, May 6, one lane of vehicular traffic will be maintained along Riverview Drive, Dover Place, and/or Huntington Place with the use of flaggers while construction is occurring. Due to the nature of the construction and the limited working area, the contractor will be allowed to work uninterrupted, with local traffic permitted to pass at the top and bottom of each hour while the work is on-going. **Residents in the work zone are asked to please expect and plan for delays when leaving or returning to their homes.** The roadway will be reopened to traffic at the conclusion of each workday. The city thanks those impacted for their patience and understanding as these improvements are made.​​

East Huron Street: Tuesday, April 9 - July, 2019. The following projects by the DD​​A​, DTE and the University of Michigan will result in lane closures on East Huron Street between Third and Glen. 

Beginning on Tuesday, April 9, eastbound traffic will be narrowed to one lane from Third Street to Glen Avenue. Westbound traffic will be narrowed to one lane from Fletcher to Main Street. 

Pedestrian through traffic will be maintained on one side of the street at all times.  Pedestrian access into businesses will be maintained with the use of temporary surfaces (e.g., rubber mats).​​​

All vehicles, including delivery vehicles, will be prohibited from standing or stopping on Huron Street while lane closure(s) are in effect. Violators will be towed and/or ticketed.

Ann Arbor-​​Saline Road: Thursday, April 11 - May, 2019. Beginning Thursday, April 11, northbound traffic on Ann Arbor-Saline Road will be narrowed to one lane from Oakbrook Drive to Village Oaks Court. Southbound​ traffic will be narrowed​ to​ one lane from Village Oaks Court to Oak​brook Drive. These closures are to accommodate​ storm sewer, sidewalk and curb work.

Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on east side of the road.

North Fifth: Monday, April 15-Monday, July 15, 2019. Beginning on Monday, April 15, North Fifth Avenue between Catherine and Kingsley Streets will be reduced to one lane so that crews can resume construction activities. Access for intersecting streets, driveways and pedestrians will be maintained. ​​

Huron Pkwy from Hubbard to Baxter: to conclude in June 2019. Northbound right lane of Huron Parkway between ​Hubbard and Baxter will be closed to traffic for electrical work on adjoining property. 

Additional congestion is expected due to this project​. Drivers should seek alternate routes. In addition, the sidewalk adjacent to the road will also be closed and pedestrians directed to the other side of Huron Parkway.​

​​Special events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

Monday, May 27, 2019 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the following streets will be closed for the Glacier Highlands Neighborhood Association Memorial Day Parade ​(PDF) special event:

  • Frederick Drive from Greenbrier Boulevard to Middleton
  • Middleton to Bardstown Trail
  • Bardstown Trail to Barrister Road ending before Larchmont
  • Larchmont between MacGregor Lane and North Folkstone Court​​​​

5 p.m. Friday, May 31-10 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 the following streets will be closed for the 24th Annual Afric​an-American Downtown Festival (PDF) special event: 

  • ​East Ann Street from North Main Street to North Fifth Avenue
  • North Fourth Avenue from Catherine Street to East Huron 

Saturday, June 1, 2019 6 a.m.-midnight, the following street will be closed for the Treeverb Music Festival special​ event:

  • ​Ashley and South First Street between Huron and Washington​

Sunday, June 2, 2019 the following streets will be closed for the Dext​er-Ann Arbor Run​ (PDF) special event:

  • North Main Street from Miller/Catherine to Huron Street from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • North Main Street from Kingsley Street to Miller from 7 a.m. to Noon
  • Southbound lanes of North Main Street from Kingsley to Huron River Drive from 7 a.m. to Noon (one northbound lane will be converted to southbound travel, vehicles will be permitted to exit driveways when clear)
  • The surface parking lot at Ann Street and North Main Street from 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Ann Street from North Ashley Street to North Fourth Ave. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Huron River Drive from 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
From 8 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on June 2, 2019 for the 5K:

  • Main Street from Ann to Summit
  • Summit from Main to Wildt
  • Wildt from Summit to Sunset
  • Sunset from Wild to Vesper
  • Vesper from Sunset to Red Oak
  • Red Oak from Vesper to Robin
  • Robin from Red Oak to Brooks
  • Brooks from Robin to Hiscock
  • Hiscock from Brooks to Main


Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. the following streets will be closed for the Taste of Ann A​rbor 2019​ (PDF) special event:

  • South Main Street from Washington to William
  • Liberty from South Ashley to South Fourth Avenue

Friday, June 7, 2019 6 a.m.-9 p.m. the following street will be closed for the Tech ​Trek (PDF) special event:

  • ​Washington between Fifth and Division ​

Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 8 a.m.-midnight, the following street will be closed for the Live on Washington (PDF) special event:

  • ​Washington between Fifth and Division ​​

Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. the following streets will be closed for the Ann Arbor YMCA Comm​unity Block Party (PDF) special event:

  • West Washington between First and Third​
Friday, June 14, 2019, 3​​-11 p.m. the following streets will be closed for the 19th Annual Mayor's Green Fair (PDF) special event:

  • South Main Street from William to Huron
  • Liberty from South Ashley to South Fourth
  • Washington from South Ashley to South Fourth (except for traffic entering and exiting the Washington Street parking structure)
Thursday, July 25 and Thursday, August 22 from 6 a.m.-3 p.m. the following street will be closed for the Sonic Lunch​ (PDF) special event:

  • Liberty Street between South Fifth and Division 

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.

​Additional resour​ce​s​​​

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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