Plan ahead and expect delays: Road work around Ann Arbor

May 31, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Please be advised of upcoming road work that is scheduled to take place around Ann Arbor in the coming days.

Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area.

Here’s what you need to know:

Infrastructure project

The City of Ann Arbor Information Technology Department, through a contractor, will be performing construction on specified city streets, installing underground conduit, fiber optic cable, and working in vaults (handholes) that require concrete removal and restoration (as needed).?

Location and limits of affected area:

  • South Main St. on west side from railroad tracks south crossing Madison St.: Sidewalk, bike lane and intermittent lane closure (potholing at intersections).
  • West Huron St. on south side of 1st St. and both sides between Ashley St. and Main St.: Sidewalk and intermittent lane closure (potholing at intersections).
  • South State St. on east side from University Ave. to Liberty St.: Sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • Main St. on east side from Ann St. to Huron St.: Sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging.
  • Miller Ave. road crossing along west side at Ashley St.: Sidewalk and lane closures.
  • Huron St. on both sides of the road from Fourth St. to Fifth St.: Sidewalk and possible lane closures on Huron St.
  • Division St. on east side from Huron St. to Liberty St.: Sidewalk and bike lane closures.
  • Liberty St. on south side from Division St. to Fifth St.: Sidewalk and parking meter bagging.

Ongoing work is scheduled to continue through Friday, June 10. Intermittent sidewalk and parking space closures, through-traffic closures, and meter bagging will likely 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.

Other projects

  • From today through Saturday, June 11, Catherine Street between Glen Avenue and North Ingalls Street is scheduled to be closed for construction of a new building.
    • Work will take place between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekdays while the closure is in effect.
    • Westbound Catherine Street traffic will be detoured south on Glen Avenue to East Huron Street, then west on East Huron Street, north on North Ingalls back to Catherine.
    • Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on North Ingalls, east on East Kingsley Street, south on North Thayer Street, east on East Huron Street, north on Glen Avenue, east on East Ann Street, north on Zina Pitcher Place back to Catherine.
    • Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on north side of Catherine Street.
  • From today until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 3, East University Avenue is expected to be closed in order to establish a construction work zone.
    • Southbound East University traffic will be detoured south on Tappan Street, east on Hill Street back to East University.
    • Northbound East University traffic will be detoured east on Hill Street and north on Church Street.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained on the west side of East University.
  • From Wednesday, June 1 until Friday, Sept. 2, South State Street from East William to East Liberty is anticipated to be closed.
    • Northbound traffic will be detoured to Packard Street, South Division Street, East Washington Street back to South State Street.
    • Southbound traffic will be detoured to westbound East Washington, South Fifth Avenue, Packard Street back to South State Street.
  • From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, June 3, East William between Maynard and Thompson is scheduled to be closed to establish a work zone.
    • Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on Thompson Street, east on East Liberty Street, south on Maynard Street back to East William.
    • Westbound traffic will be detoured north on Maynard Street, west on East Liberty Street, south on Thompson Street back to East William.
    • Pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the north side of East William.
  • Between 5 p.m. on Friday, June 3 and 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, the following streets are likely to be closed for the 25th annual African American Downtown Festival:
    • East Ann Street from North Main Street to North Fifth Avenue
    • North Fourth Avenue from Catherine Street to East Huron Street

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