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

Ann Arbor Northeast

  • Nighttime single lane closures on M-14 bridge near Earhart Road (September 17-late October)

    September 17, 2018 - October 31, 2018 Beginning this week and lasting through late October, there will be intermittent, single lane closures during nighttime hours on both eastbound and westbound M-14 near Earhart Road for bridge repairs. Additionally, there will be a single, nighttime closure of the northbound US-23 ramp to eastbound M-14 for bridge deck joint resealing. The posted detour will be Plymouth Road east to M-153 and west to M-14. An alternating single lane of traffic will be maintained on Earhart Road using a temporary traffic signal. Michigan Department Of Transportation (MDOT) Traffic Update

Ann Arbor South

  • Pauline Boulevard lane closure between West Stadium Boulevard and South Seventh Street (Ongoing through September)

    August 31, 2018 - September 30, 2018 It is anticipated that the utility work, new curb and gutters, sidewalk improvements and road resurfacing along Pauline Boulevard between West Stadium Boulevard and South Seventh Street will continue through September. The road will continue to remain open only to local traffic headed in the eastbound direction. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update
  • Scio Church Road lane closure between South Main Street and South Seventh Street (Ongoing through early October)

    August 31, 2018 - October 15, 2018 It is anticipated that construction and lane closures will continue along Scio Church Road between South Main Street and South Seventh Street for resurfacing and installation of new sidewalks, curb and gutters through early October. Due to unexpected delays on the Scio Church Road resurfacing project, two-way traffic will not be maintained between South Main Street and South Seventh Street during upcoming U-M football game days. The current traffic plan of one-way, westbound traffic will continue to be maintained. Drivers can expect delays. For information on detours to AAATA bus routes please view http://www.theride.org/Schedules-Maps-and-Tools/Service-Alerts. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update

Downtown

  • Street closures for Oktoberfest (September 28-30)

    September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018 Beginning at 8 AM on Friday, September 28, and lasting through 1 AM on Sunday, September 30, the following streets will be closed:
    • Half the block of E. Washington Street from S. Main Street to the public alley toward S. Fourth Avenue
    • W. Washington Street from Main Street to Ashley Street
    For information on detours to AAATA bus routes please view http://www.theride.org/Schedules-Maps-and-Tools/Service-Alerts. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update

North Campus

  • Northbound Huron Parkway between Plymouth Road and Nixon Road lane closure (September 21-28)

    September 21, 2018 - September 28, 2018 Beginning at 9 AM on Friday, September 21, and lasting until 5 PM on Friday, September 28, northbound Huron Parkway between Plymouth Road and Nixon Road will be closed to traffic for installation of a new electrical duct bank. The northbound traffic will be detoured west on Plymouth Road to north on Nixon Road back to Huron Parkway. The southbound traffic on Huron Parkway will be maintained. Local businesses will have access to their driveways maintained at all times. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained on Huron Parkway. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update

Ross Athletic Campus

  • Lane closures on various streets around Michigan Stadium for U-M Football Game Days

    September 08, 2018 - November 17, 2018 Various lane closures will once again be in effect around Michigan Stadium during home football games in order to enhance security measures and improve pedestrian safety on the following Saturdays: September 8, September 15, September 22, October 6, October 13, November 3 and November 17. Scheduled lane closures include:
    • East Keech Street between South Main Street and Greene Street, limiting access to parking permit holders on Greene Street from East Hoover Avenue and East Keech Street
    • The westbound right-turn lane on East Stadium Boulevard (onto South Main Street) just south of Michigan Stadium
    • South Main Street between Pauline Boulevard and East Stadium Boulevard
    The duration of these closures will be three hours before each home football game until the end of each game, with the exception of southbound South Main Street, which will be closed one hour prior to the beginning of each game until the end of each game. Additional information on game day city parking restrictions can be found at https://www.a2gov.org/services/pages/parking.aspx#umspecialevents. For 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. U-M and 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