2014 Main Street Closures for Aug. 2 ICC Soccer and U-M Home Football Games

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July 21, 2014 - Main Street closures will be in effect Saturday, Aug. 2 for the International Champions Cup soccer event, which has a 4:06 p.m. game time, taking place at University of Michigan Stadium. These closures will also be in place for all U-M home football games and the Oct. 18 Slippery Rock vs. Mercyhurst game.

The scheduled closures (the same as those during the 2013 football season) are:

  • South Main Street between Pauline and Stadium.
  • East Keech Street between South Main and Greene streets, limiting access to parking permit holders on Greene Street from East Hoover to Keech streets.
  • The westbound right-turn lane on East Stadium Boulevard (onto South Main Street) just south of the Michigan stadium.

Image right: A detailed map of these closures (PDF).

The duration of these closures will be three hours prior to each game — i.e., beginning at 1 p.m. on Aug. 2 — until the end of each game. The exception is southbound South Main Street, which will be closed one hour prior to the games (i.e., beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 2) until the end of each game.

Fans travelling to and from the Aug. 2 soccer event should also be aware of Washtenaw County Road Commission construction on a popular thoroughfare in Ann Arbor. The Ann Arbor-Saline Road exit 175 from/to I-94 is under construction, with various lane closures. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes, such as:

  • From the north: M-14 exits 2 (Maple Road) or 3 (Downtown Ann Arbor).
  • From the west: I-94 exit 172 (Jackson Road) (note: MDOT anticipates this exit will be accessible for the Aug. 2 game, weather permitting).
  • From the east: US-23 exits 37B (Washtenaw Avenue), 39 (Geddes Road), or 41 (Plymouth Road).

Pictured right: A detailed Ann Arbor-area map with these Aug. 2 alternate routes noted (PDF).

Parking/Shuttle Service

Additionally, it is important to note that on-street parking restrictions will be in effect on Aug. 2 and on U-M home football game days, including the Oct. 18 Slippery Rock vs. Mercyhurst game. For a map and details about stadium-area event parking restrictions, please visit

Game-day/cash-sales parking around Michigan Stadium will be very limited on Aug. 2. Residential lawn parking around the stadium will be available.

Both the AAATA and Golden Limousine are providing shuttle service from various hotels, parking lots/structures, Skyline High School and Briarwood Mall. For details, contact:

The 2014 University of Michigan home football games, for which the Main Street closures and parking restrictions will be in place, are scheduled for Aug. 30, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 18 (Slippery Rock vs. Mercyhurst), Nov. 1 and Nov. 22.

Contact Information

Lisa Wondrash
Communications Unit Manager
734.794.6000 x41511

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