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3 Ann Arbor Streets to be Converted to 2-way Traffic

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Sections of Ashley, Kingsley, and First streets

Archived News Release: August 5, 2021 - ​As a result of the DDA and City of Ann Arbor's First and Ashley Improvements Project, the traffic patterns on some city streets will be permanently implemented.

Ashley Street between Madison and Miller beginning Monday, Aug. 9, 2021

Ashley Street between Madison Street and Miller Avenue will permanently be changed to allow two-way traffic (northbound and southbound) from Miller Avenue to Madison Street. Sections of Ashley Street north of Miller Avenue and south of Madison Street already allow for two-way traffic.

The following traffic patterns will be permanently implemented beginning Monday, Aug. 16, 2021.

Kingsley Street between Main and First

Kingsley Street between Main Street and First Street will permanently be changed to allow two-way traffic (eastbound and westbound) from Main Street to First Street. Kingsley Street east of Main Street will maintain the existing one-way traffic patterns. First Street west of Kingsley Street will allow for two-way traffic as described below.

First Street between Kingsley and Madison

First Street between Kingsley Street and Madison Street will permanently be changed to allow two-way traffic (northbound and southbound) from Kingsley Street to Madison Street. First Street south of Madison Street already allows for two-way traffic. Kingsley Street east of First Street will allow for two-way traffic as described above.

Permanent signals, signage and pavement markings will be in place to indicate these traffic patterns. Temporary warning signage will also be in place for approximately three months to help increase awareness of the new traffic patterns. To maintain the safety of all, please follow all posted signage.

More information about this project can be found at http://www.peoplefriendlystreets.org/first-and-ashley-project/.

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Media Contact Information

Igor Kotlyar
Engineering
(734) 794-6410 ext. 43634
[email protected]

Elizabeth Rolla
DDA Project Manager
734-323-7156
[email protected]


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