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9 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2022: East William between Maynard and Thompson streets. M & W Crane Rental will be closing East William Street to vehicular east and westbound traffic to establish a work zone for the erection of a crane on site at 400 Maynard Apartments, on east William Street. Beginning 9 a.m. Thursday, July 14, eastbound traffic on East Williams Street will be detoured north on Tho​mpson Street, east on East Liberty Street, south on Maynard Street, and back on East William. Westbound traffic on East William Street will be detoured north on Maynard Street, west on East Liberty Street, south on Thompson Street, and back on East William. Local access to businesses and driveways will be maintained at all times. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of East William Street will be detoured to the north side of East William Street while keeping the bicycle lanes open.

Division Street from Packard Street to East Ann Street: Tuesday, July 5–Friday, July 8, 2022. Division Street w​ill be reduced to one lane of travel as described below to allow for painting as part of the DDA's Division Street Bikeway Project. More information can be found here at https://www.peoplefriendlystreets.org/new-projects/.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, the easternmost lanes of Division Street from Packard to East Ann will be closed and Division Street will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic. During this time, access to all businesses and residences will be maintained on both the east and west side of the road.​

Local traffic will be maintained in all areas, and local businesses will remain open and accessible. This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022, and the roads reopened to vehicle traffic. 

In all areas, pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained.  ​

9 a.m. Tuesday, July 5–5 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2022: East Madison Street from South Main Street to South Fourth Avenue. BMW on behalf of Westfall Construction Services will be constructing utility leads across East Madison Street for a new business in an existing building. The closure will remain in place 24 hours a day until the work is completed. Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. after the first day of the road closure, weather permitting. Beginning 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, eastbound Madison traffic will be detoured north onto South Main Street then east on Packard Street, then south on South Fourth Avenue back to East Madison Street. Westbound Madison traffic will be detoured north onto South Fourth Avenue then west on Packard Street then south on South Main Street back to West Madison Street. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the south side of East Madison Street through the construction zone. Emergency vehicles are advised to follow the posted detour route.

Thursday, June 30–Tuesday, July 12, 2022: South Main Street at Mosley Street.​ The contractor, Bailey Excavating, will construct water main within the intersection of South Main Street and Mosley Street. The work will occur in phases to maintain one lane of travel in each direction throughout the duration of the project.​

Wednesday, June 29–Saturday, July 9, 2022: West Liberty Street from South Seventh Street to the Ann Arbor Railroad; East Madison Street from Thompson Street to South State Street; Hill Street from South Forest Avenue to Washtenaw Avenue; and South Forest Avenue from Hill Street to Forest Court. The city’s contractor, Strawser Construction, and subcontractor, Asphalt Specialists Inc., will be performing intermittent road repairs as part of the City of Ann Arbor Street Preventative Maintenance Project. Construction activity involves asphalt patching at various locations to address deteriorated areas of pavement. Performance of this work is in advance of surface preservation work planned for mid-July.​ Beginning Wednesday, June 29, 2022, work will start on West Liberty Street and, once complete, it will progress to East Madison Street then Hill Street and lastly South Forest Avenue. Intermittent lane closures will be in place on these streets, and the contractor will maintain traffic in both directions of travel utilizing flagging operations. This work will occur between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and is expected to be complete by Saturday, July 9, 2022, weather permitting.​

Monday, June 27–Friday, July 15: Several downtown Ann Arbor streets for the city's technology infrastructure improvement project. The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology Department, through its contractor, Turnkey Network Solutions, will be performing construction on the specified city streets above, installing 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 Monday, June 27, 2022, and continue through Friday, July 15, 2022 (dates are subject to change). Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, through-traffic closures, and meter bagging will occur, as will 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.

Location and Limits of Affected Area:

  • East side of S. Thayer St. between Washington St. and University Ave. – Sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • North side of E. Williams St. between Maynard St. and State St. – Sidewalk and bike lane closure.
  • North side of E. Liberty St. and road crossings between Division St. and State St. – Sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • East side of S. Division St. between Huron St. and Washington St. - Sidewalk closure, lane closure, and parking meter bagging.
  • North side of Huron St. between 4th St. and 5th St. – Sidewalk, lane closures, and possible lane closures on Huron St.
  • West side of 5th St. at Huron St. - Sidewalk, lane closures, and possible lane closures on Huron St.
  • East Side of 4th St. from Huron St. south towards Washington St. - Sidewalk, lane closures, and possible lane closures on Huron St.
  • Intersection of Huron St. and S. Ashley St., both sides of Huron St. and east side of Ashley St. at the intersection – Sidewalk closure, lane closure, and parking meter bagging.​

West Liberty Road Asphalt Path between Scio Ridge Road and Liberty Point Drive - 2022 Street Resurfacing Project — 7 a.m. Monday, June 27– 8 p.m. Friday, July 15. The contractor, Cadillac Asphalt and other subcontractors, will be rehabilitating the existing asphalt path along the northerly side of the road. Work will involve crushing and shaping of the existing asphalt pavement; concrete sidewalk and ramp work; placing a new asphalt surface; and restoring areas disturbed by the construction activities. Construction will occur between9 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2022: East William between Maynard and Thompson streets. M & W Crane Rental will be closing East William Street to vehicular east and westbound traffic to establish a work zone for the erection of a crane on site at 400 Maynard Apartments, on east William Street. Beginning 9 a.m. Thursday, July 14, eastbound traffic on East Williams Street will be detoured north on Thompson Street, east on East Liberty Street, south on Maynard Street, and back on East William. Westbound traffic on East William Street will be detoured north on Maynard Street, west on East Liberty Street, south on Thompson Street, and back on East William. Local access to businesses and driveways will be maintained at all times. Pedestrian traffic on the south side of East William Street will be detoured to the north side of East William Street while keeping the bicycle lanes open. 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, an intermittent lane closure will be in place on West Liberty Road in the westbound direction with traffic shifted into the center turn lane​. Flagging operations will also be utilized at times during this lane closure. Work is expected to be completed by 8 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2022, weather permitting.​

In addition, pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the southerly side of the road.

Chapin Street between West Huron Street and Miller Avenue: 7 a.m. Monday, June 27– 5 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022. E.T. Mackenzie Company, on behalf of City of Ann Arbor Public Works, will be excavating a large diameter water main, which has developed a leak, on Chapin Street near the entrance to West Park. The roadway and eastern sidewalk will be continuously closed at the excavation site. Work will take place between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. during the work week.

Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, June 27, 2022, all through vehicle lanes of Chapin Street between Huron and Miller will be detoured for water main work. Northbound traffic will be detoured east on Huron, north on First Street, and west on Miller. Southbound traffic will be detoured east on Miller, south on First Street, then west on Huron. Local residences and businesses will have vehicle access maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the west side of Chapin Street.

Birch Hollow Drive between Stone School Road and Chelsea Circle: 7 a.m. Monday, June 27– 5 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2022. Eagle Excavating will be occupying all lanes of Birch Hollow drive to install public utilities and private utility leads. The contractor will be conducting work from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on each work day. Birch Hollow Drive will be closed 24 hours a day until the work is completed.

Beginning 7 a.m. Monday, June 27, eastbound and westbound Birch Hollow Drive traffic will be detoured north on Chelsea Circle then back to Birch Hollow Drive. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the south side of Birch Hollow Drive. Emergency vehicles are advised to follow the posted detour.​

Huron Parkway Bridge between Geddes Ave to Fuller Road: 9 a.m. Monday, June 13– 5 p.m. Friday August 5, 2022. Z Contractors will be doing routine maintenance repairs such as concrete patches to deck and substructure, sidewalk and rail repairs.  Construction will take place between approximately 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. during the work week and possibly Saturdays as needed.

Beginning  at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 13, one lane in each direction will be closed and lanes will be shifted accordingly. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times during the duration of the project.

Pedestrian traffic will be detoured to one side of the bridge. ​

South State Street from East William Street to East Liberty Street: Wednesday, June 1–Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. The city's contractor, Fonson Company, will replace water mains, storm sewer, sidewalks, street lights, and road pavement from East Liberty Street to East Liberty Street. ​Northbound traffic will be detoured to Northwest bound Packard Street, to South Division Street, to East Washington Street, back to South State Street. Southbound traffic will be detoured to westbound East Washington Street, to South Fifth Avenue, to Packard Street, back to South State Street.

South Main Street from West Madison to West Mosely streets: Monday, May 23, 2022, at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2023 - Bicyclists and Pedestrians Only.​ The Alan Group will be occupying the southbound bicycle lane to detour pedestrian traffic for the duration of construction for a new mixed-use building.  

Beginning 9 a.m. Monday, May 23, pedestrian traffic using the west side of South Main Street will be bypassed into the southbound bicycle lane at West Madison Street, then back to the sidewalk at the southern property line of 101 W. Madison St. Bicyclists choosing to use the pedestrian bypass are urged to dismount and walk their bicycles through the pedestrian bypass.​​

Glen Avenue from Catherine Street to East Ann Street: Monday, April 18, 2022, at 9 a.m.– Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. Colasanti Construction Services will be occupying the western southbound lane of Glen Avenue, the left turn lane of eastbound East Ann Street west of Glen Avenue and the right turn lane of eastbound Catherine Street west of Glen Avenue in order to construct a new building. The occupied lanes will be closed for the duration of building construction.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 18, Traffic will be maintained in both directions of travel on Glen Avenue and Catherine Street, and East Ann Street will continue to maintain eastbound traffic for the duration of the lane closures. Pedestrians will be detoured to the north side of Catherine Street to the east side of Glen Avenue, and to the south side of East Ann Street to the east side of Glen Avenue.

​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.​

​​Special Events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

June 4​-July 6, the following street will be closed for Ann Arbor's Top of the Park special event:

  • ​East Washington between Fletcher and Thayer​

Thursdays, ​July 14 and Aug. 25, 2022, the following street will be closed from 6 a.m.. to 3 p.m. for the Soni​c Lunch ​(PDF) special event:

  • ​Liberty Street between South Fifth and Division​​

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.

2022 downtown Ann Arbor street closures from 4 p.m. Thursdays to 6 a.m. Mondays between May 5 and October 31, 2022:

  • ​Main Street from William to Washington
  • West Liberty Street from Ashley to Main
  • East Liberty Street from Main to Fourth
  • West Washington Street from Ashley to Main

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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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