Traffic Advisories

Several exciting building and renovation projects are occurring on our campus. Project teams are coordinating their construction plans in order to expedite each project while keeping the safety of faculty, staff, students, construction workers and the public a top priority.

Put Safety First  – Please be mindful of all construction-related signage as well as fenced or barricaded areas.  These are placed for your safety and to keep you clear of construction activity.
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Many of these projects impact the nearby streets, roadways and parking areas. This page is intended to inform employees, students and visitors about changes in vehicle and pedestrian traffic patterns near the construction areas. For questions about a specific project, please view the project site or call our U-M Construction Management Information line at 734-615-8440.

For more information on City of Ann Arbor street closures, please visit http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/traffic/Pages/Road-and-Lane-Closure.aspx

Current Traffic Advisories

Central Campus

  • South University Avenue road closure

    January 14, 2019 - January 23, 2019 Anticipated to begin Monday morning, January 14, and last through Wednesday, January 23, South University Avenue will be closed between East University Avenue and Church Street to disassemble a crane. Eastbound South University Avenue will be detoured to southbound East University Avenue to eastbound Hill Street to northbound Church Street. Westbound South University Avenue will be detoured to southbound Church Street to westbound Hill Street to northbound East University Avenue. Pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of South University Avenue, and pedestrian traffic on the north side of South University Avenue will be detoured to the south side. On Tuesday afternoon, January 15, its also expected that the intersection of East University Avenue and South University Avenue will also be closed for a few hours. During that time, flaggers at the South University and Tappan Street intersection and East University Avenue and Hill Street intersection will be detouring traffic. Please see attached map for detour details. Additional information about events and other City of Ann Arbor traffic updates can be found at http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/traffic/Pages/Road-and-Lane-Closure.aspx. For information on detours to U-M bus routes please visit https://ltp.umich.edu/news/transit-alerts.php. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update

Ross Athletic Campus

  • South State Street lane closures (November 26-Feb 1)

    November 26, 2018 - February 01, 2019 Anticipated to begin Monday, November 26, and lasting through Friday, February 1, South State Street between Granger Avenue and Stimson Street will be closed to vehicular traffic for ongoing installation of a high voltage duct bank by DTE. South State Street northbound lanes between Oakbrook Drive and Stimson Street will also be closed. Local businesses will have access to their driveways, which will be maintained at all times. Southbound South State Street traffic will be detoured south on Packard Street, west on East Stadium Boulevard, south on South Industrial Highway, west on Stimson Street and back to South State Street. Northbound South State Street will be detoured east on East Eisenhower Parkway, north on South Industrial Highway, east on East Stadium Boulevard, north on Packard Street and back to South State Street. Southbound traffic will be maintained on South State Street between Stimson Street and East Eisenhower Parkway. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on both sides of the road. See S State Detour map for details. Information on detours to U-M and AAATA bus routes please visit https://ltp.umich.edu/news/transit-alerts.php and http://www.theride.org/Schedules-Maps-and-Tools/Service-Alerts. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update
  • South State Street lane closures for high voltage duct installation (September 10-Mid-March)

    September 10, 2018 - March 16, 2019 Anticipated to begin on Monday September 10, and lasting through mid-March, shifting lane closures will occur along S. State Street between Oakbrook Drive and Granger Avenue for ongoing installation of a high voltage duct bank by DTE. The work will be executed in phases. During Phase 1 (anticipated to last from September 10-December 15), drivers can expect shifting lane closures. Two-way traffic will be maintained, but drivers can expect delays. During upcoming U-M home football game day weekends, all lanes of traffic will be maintained in both directions beginning on Thursday evenings and lasting until Monday morning. Subsequent phases will involve more significant lane closures and additional information will be shared in upcoming traffic updates as the exact timing, areas of construction, and detours are determined. Units should anticipate providing directions to their buildings from I-94 via a detoured route for late Fall and Winter Semester. Additional information about events and other City of Ann Arbor traffic updates can be found at http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/traffic/Pages/Road-and-Lane-Closure.aspx. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update