Plan ahead and expect delays: Ann Arbor road closures

March 15, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Please be advised of ongoing and upcoming road closures around Ann Arbor. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area.

Here’s what you  need to know:

The intersections of Ashley/Liberty and Ashley/Washington are scheduled to be closed as described below to allow for streetscape, paving and utility improvements as part of the Downtown Development Authority/City of Ann Arbor’s First and Ashley Improvements Project.   

  • Beginning today, March 15:
    • Liberty Street is scheduled to be closed to eastbound traffic from First Street to Main Street (except from March 22–March 24, as described below) to allow for streetscape improvements at the Ashley Street intersection and in anticipation of street closures to support outdoor dining.
    • Vehicles traveling eastbound on Liberty Street will be detoured south on First Street, east on William Street, and north on Fourth Avenue back to Liberty Street.
    • Local traffic will be maintained between First Street and Fourth Avenue.
    • Through traffic on Ashley Street will be maintained (except from March 22–March 24, as described below), as well as westbound (left) turns onto Liberty Street.
    • This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 31. 
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 20:
    • Washington Street is expected to be closed to westbound traffic from Main Street to First Street.
    • Vehicles traveling westbound on Washington Street will be detoured north on Fourth Avenue, west on Huron Street, and south on First Street back to Washington Street.
    • Local traffic will be maintained between Fourth Avenue and First Street.
    • Through traffic on Ashley Street will be maintained.
    • This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 31. 
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, March 22:
    • Ashley Street and Liberty Street are anticipated to be closed leading up to the intersection of Ashley and Liberty.
    • Vehicles traveling northbound on Ashley Street will be detoured east on William Street, then north on Fourth Avenue, then west on Washington Street back to Ashley Street.
    • Vehicles traveling eastbound on Liberty Street will be detoured south on First Street, then east on William Street, then north on Fourth Avenue back to Liberty Street.
    • Vehicles traveling westbound on Liberty Street will be detoured north on Fourth Avenue, then west on Washington Street, then south on First Street back to Liberty Street.
    • Local traffic will be maintained on Ashley and Liberty.
    • This work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24. ?

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