ANN ARBOR, MI — There are a handful of construction projects in Washtenaw County that could impact commute times, traffic and road closures this week. Here is a list.
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Southbound Nixon Road: Southbound Nixon Road closes Monday, August 15, from Dhu Varren and Green Roads to Traver Boulevard. During this closure, construction of a storm sewer will take place and is expected to last until Friday, August 19.
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Corner of West Stadium Boulevard and Liberty Street: The right-turn lane at the corner of West Stadium Boulevard and Liberty Street closed at 9 a.m. Monday, August 8 and will remain closed until at least Friday, August 19, for Corby Energy Services to establish a work zone. The project includes a connection to a new gas line on West Stadium Boulevard.
All eastbound traffic on Liberty Street and southbound traffic on West Stadium Boulevard is moved to the inside lane.
Earhart Road: There is a complete closure of Earhart Road from Geddes Road to Glazier Way from Tuesday August 9th until 5pm on Saturday August 20th.
Meanwhile, Stante Excavating is installing utilities on Earhart Road for a new subdivision. The closure will remain 24 hours a day during construction.
South State Street from East William Street to East Liberty Street: Fonson Company, the city’s contractor, is replacing water mains, storm sewers, sidewalks, streetlights and roadway through Friday, September 2.
Northbound traffic is diverted to northwestbound Packard Street, to South Division Street, East Washington Street, and to South State Street. Southbound traffic is diverted to eastbound East Washington Street, to South Fifth Avenue, Packard Street, and back to South State Street.
Maple Road Bridge (Foster): This bridge that crosses the Huron River is still closed to all traffic. The Maple Road Bridge was closed in early July and maintenance work is expected to be completed in October.
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Events leading to street closures:
Downtown Ann Arbor Street closures from 4 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Monday through October 31:
- William’s Main Street in Washington
- West Liberty Street from Ashley to Main
- East Liberty Street from Main to Fourth
- West Washington Street from Ashley to Main
Ann Arbor Social District Main Street area 4-11 p.m. Thursday-Sunday:
- Main Street of William in Huron
- 4th Avenue from William to Huron
- Washington Street from Ashley to 5th Avenue
- Liberty Street from Ashley to 5th Avenue
- Ashley Street from Liberty Street to Washington Street
OTHER AREAS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY:
Packard Road: Packard Road between US 23 and Carpenter Road in Pittsfield Township is closed to all traffic as it undergoes road reconstruction. The project should be completed by the end of August or the beginning of September, depending on the Washtenaw County Highways Commission. A detour map is available here.
Crane route: The road between Bemis Road and Textile Road in the Township of Pittsfield will experience intermittent lane closures during the week of August 15 for limestone resurfacing.
Munger Road: The road between Textile Road and US 12. is closed for the installation of sanitary sewers. The project has been extended until August 19. A detour map is available here.
Gotfredson Road: The Township of Salem will continue to experience intermittent lane closures on Gotfredson Road between M-14 and Old North Territorial Road through the end of September.
The intersection of the Pontiac Trail and the North Territorial Road: Roundabout construction is still underway in Salem Township until mid-September. The intersection will be closed to all traffic during the work, according to the Washtenaw County Highways Commission. A detour map is available here.
Intersection of Liberty and Zeeb roads: The Township of Scio intersection is closed to all traffic while the roundabout is being constructed. The project began July 5 and is expected to be completed by mid-August, according to a Washtenaw County highways commission. Release. A detour map is available here.
Dell Route: The road between Bethel Church Road and Meridian Court in Lodi Township will experience intermittent lane closures during the week of August 15 for drainage improvements.
Road to Roepke: The road between M-52 and the county line in Lyndon Township will experience intermittent lane closures during the week of August 15 for limestone resurfacing.
Hermann Road: The road between Deer Valley Lane and Grossman Road in Manchester Township will experience an intermittent lane closure during the week of August 15 for drainage improvements.
Jackson Road near Parkland Plaza: The road in the Township of Scio will have a lane closure and a rotational closure until Friday, August 19 for sanitary maintenance.
Huron River Drive between North Territorial and Strawberry Lake Roads: Webster Township Road is expected to experience a daytime road closure from Monday August 8th to Friday August 19th for drainage improvements.
Walsh Road: The road between Huron River Drive and Mast Road in Webster Township will experience an intermittent lane closure from Monday August 8th to Friday August 19th.
Avenue Hull: The road between Service Drive and Evelyn Avenue will experience a daytime lane closure through November for a DTE gas line replacement project, according to Washtenaw County Highways Commission.
McCarthy Street: The road between Conway Street and Knowles Street will experience a daytime lane closure until November for a DTE gas line replacement project, according to Washtenaw County Highways Commission.
Court of Gael: The road between Melvin Street and the end of the road will experience a daytime lane closure until November for a DTE gas line replacement project, according to Washtenaw County Highways Commission.
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