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

North Campus

  • US-23 lane closures and traffic shifts for “US-23 Flex Route” project

    November 07, 2016 - December 31, 2017

    Construction activity is anticipated to begin this week and last through 2017 on the US-23 Flex Route project between M-14 and Silver Lake Road.  Early stages of construction include shoulder repairs in both directions, temporary ramp extensions, temporary widening of the Barker Road and the Great Lakes Central Railroad bridges, median drainage work, and minor structure work at 6 Mile, 8 Mile and N. Territorial roads.

    Starting on Monday, November 7 there will be overnight single-lane closures on northbound US-23 between M-14 and Silver Lake Road.  Lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. each night to accommodate the shoulder repair and ramp extension work.  Following this work, a traffic shift will be installed in each direction to accommodate the temporary bridge widening and median work.  This stage of the project is expected to last until mid- to late November.  Additionally, the car pool lot in the northwest quadrant of the US-23/North Territorial Road interchange is scheduled to be closed on Thursday, Nov. 10.  The lot closure is part of the interchange reconfiguration and 5 Mile Road realignment plan.  More details can be found on the MDOT project website at www.flexroute23.com.

    Michigan Department Of Transportation (MDOT) Traffic Update

Ross Athletic Campus

  • Stadium Boulevard reconstruction project Stage II to affect South Main Street

    April 18, 2017 - April 25, 2017 Beginning Tuesday, April 18 and continuing through Tuesday, April 25, weather permitting, contractors will conduct Stage II of the Stadium Boulevard reconstruction project. This work will include construction of new water mains across the east half of the Stadium Boulevard-South Main Street intersection. Immediately after completion of Stage II, the contractor will implement Stage III and construct the water mains across the west half of the intersection. East Stadium Boulevard will remain completely closed to through traffic between South Main Street and South Industrial Highway, while local access to Kipke Drive, the University of Michigan Golf Course, and the Ann Arbor Golf and Outing Club will continue to be maintained. New lane reductions will be in place on South Main Street leaving only one lane open in each direction near the Stadium Boulevard-South Main Street intersection. For more information on the lane reductions and traffic detours for the project, please visit http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/traffic/Pages/Road-and-Lane-Closure.aspx. City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update
  • East Stadium Boulevard closure for road reconstruction and utility installation – Phase 1

    November 21, 2016 - August 31, 2017
    Beginning on Monday, November 21, East Stadium Boulevard between South Main Street and South Industrial Highway will be closed to through traffic for reconstruction and utilities work.  Local access to Kipke Drive, the University of Michigan's Golf Course (Blue Course) and the Ann Arbor Golf and Outing Club will be maintained by approaching from South Industrial Highway (from the east over the Stadium Boulevard bridge).  East Stadium Boulevard will be completely closed to traffic at South Main Street.  This project is anticipated to be completed by August 2017.  During the road closure east-west pedestrian traffic will be maintained on the north sidewalk of East Stadium Boulevard adjacent to the Michigan Stadium fence.
    Eastbound traffic on West Stadium Boulevard will be detoured south on South Main Street, east on Eisenhower Parkway then north onto South Industrial Highway.  Westbound traffic on East Stadium Boulevard will be detoured south on South Industrial Highway, west onto Eisenhower Parkway then north on South Main Street.  In addition, traffic movements at the intersection of South Main Street and Stadium Boulevard will be altered for construction.  For more information on current detours, project phase schedules and future detours, please visit the project website at http://www.a2gov.org/departments/engineering/Pages/Stadium-Blvd-Road-Reconstruction-Project.aspx or see the attached project information brochure. stadium-boulevard-project-brochure
    City of Ann Arbor Traffic Update