Dozens of new maintenance and resurfacing projects are planned for the streets of Ann Arbor in 2021

ANN ARBOR, MI – The city of Ann Arbor has several street, street and sidewalk projects planned for 2021.

This year’s construction projects include nearly nine miles of road renewal, six miles of preventive maintenance, and 5,700 feet of new pavement construction. 28 surface renewal / restoration projects, 29 preventive maintenance projects and 11 new sidewalk or asphalt path projects are also listed.

According to city engineer Nick Hutchison, it will cost $ 16.5 million to build. The water and rainwater works, also planned for 2021, are expected to cost the city $ 7.1 million.

Residents can sign up for email or text notifications at as construction work is causing road closures.

All projects are listed online at

Road renewal / restoration projects

The projects generally involve removing and replacing some or all of the existing asphalt or concrete pavement. They can include repairs to curbs and gutters, repairs or replacements of drainage and other utility structures, replacing sidewalk ramps to achieve ADA compliance, new pavement markings, and other restorations. The project duration ranges from one month to several months, depending on the work.

Main Roads (4,709 miles)

• Ashley Street from West William Street to Miller Avenue, DDA project

• Geddes Avenue from Windy Crest Lane to Earhart Road with utility project

• North First Street from West Kingsley Street to West Huron Street, DDA project

• Plymouth Road from Broadway Street to Murfin Avenue / Upland Drive

• Scio Church Road from South Maple Road to South Seventh Street

• South Huron Parkway on Lindsay Lane

• South Industrial Highway from East Eisenhower Parkway to East Stadium Boulevard

• West Kingsley Street from North First Street to North Main Street, DDA project

• West Liberty Street Crest Avenue to South Seventh Street with utility project

Minor (local) roads (3.9 miles)

• Baldwin Avenue (Packard Street to East Stadium Boulevard)

• Brockman Boulevard (Packard Street to East Stadium Boulevard)

• Cranbrook Road from Chesterfield Street / Hampshire Road to Towner Boulevard

• Crest Street from West Liberty Avenue to Buena Vista Street with utility project

• Crestland Street from Packard Street to Amelia Place / Saint Francis Drive

• Dorchester Road from Manchester Road to Towner Boulevard

• Dunmore Road from Waverly Road to Winsted Boulevard with utility project

• Ferdon Road from Eastover Place to Crestland Street

• Eddy Street from Verle Avenue to the south end

• Hartford Street from Winsted Boulevard to Mershon Drive

• Manchester Road from the end of the concrete pavement to Washtenaw Avenue

• Marshall Street from Verle Avenue to Verle Avenue

• Saint Aubin Avenue from La Salle Street to Creek Drive

• Saint Francis Drive from Amelia Place / Crestland Street to Nature Cove Court

• Verle Avenue from the west end to Platt Road

• Waverly Road from Weldon Boulevard to Dunmore Road with utility project

• Weldon Boulevard from Waverly Road to Winsted Boulevard with utility project

• Winsted Boulevard from Hartford Street to Weldon Boulevard

Preventive maintenance projects

Projects include removing and replacing only the top portion of the existing asphalt paving. Preventive maintenance includes minor repairs to curbs and gutters and drainage or utility structures, replacing sidewalk ramps to achieve ADA compliance, and new pavement markings.

Projects can also include surface protection treatments such as micro surface and cape sealing or crack filling and sealing. The duration of the work is usually less than a month and can range from one or two days to a few weeks, depending on the work.

Main Roads (2.6 miles)

• Beakes Street: North Main Street to North Division Street / East Summit Street

• Hill Street from South Forest Avenue to Washtenaw Avenue

• Liberty Street from South Main Street to South State Street

• Liberty Street from South Seventh Street to the Ann Arbor Railroad

• Madison Street from Thompson Street to South State Street

• Newport Road from Miller Avenue to Sunset Road

• Pontiac Street from Moore Street / Longshore Drive to John A. Woods Drive

• Forest Avenue from Hill Street to Forest Court

Minor (Local) Roads (3.764 miles)

• Baldwin Place from Baldwin Avenue to the east end

• Balmoral Court from Lowell Road to Lowell Road

• Canterbury Road from Towner Boulevard to Platt Road

• Chesterfield Street from Packard Street to Cranbrook Road / Hampshire Road

• Eastover Place from Jewett Street / Packard Street to Ferdon Road

• Edgewood Place from West Hoover Avenue to the north end

• Elder Boulevard from Crest Street to Eberwhite Boulevard

• Elizabeth Street from East Kingsley Street to High Street

• Henry Street from South State Street to White Street

• Holyoke Lane from Lowell Road to Newport Road

• Lincolnshire Lane from Warrington Drive to the southeast end

• Lowell Road from Warrington Drive to Newport Road

• Provincetown Court from Lowell Road to the southwest end

• Robin Road from Bydding Road to Fountain Street

• Salisbury Lane from the southwest end to the southeast end

• Second street off West Mosely Street to West Jefferson Street

• Sybil Street from East Hoover Avenue to Hill Street

• Towner Boulevard from Dorchester Road to Hampshire Road

• Waltham Drive from Saxon Road to Warwick Court

• Warrington Drive from Newport Road to Huron River Drive

• Woodbridge Boulevard from Eberwhite Boulevard to the east end

Projects for concrete sidewalks and asphalt paths

The projects include the construction of new sidewalks or the renewal of existing asphalt paths as well as earthworks. The crews remove and replace some or all of the existing asphalt paving before placing a new sidewalk. In some cases, projects include new or replacement sidewalk ramps to achieve or maintain ADA compliance, officials said. Urban engineers estimate that these projects will last anywhere from a week to several weeks, depending on the work.

New sidewalks:

• Barton Drive: north side between Pontiac Trail and Brede Place

• Boardwalk Drive: East side between East Eisenhower Parkway and Oakbrook Drive from addresses 2875-2775

• Fuller Court: South side of UM property near Fuller Road, east to 2250

• Jackson Avenue: South side between Wagner Road and Park Lake Avenue

• Manchester Road: west and north sides approximately 400 feet south of Washtenaw

• Scio Church Road: north side between Landmark Court and Winsted Boulevard

• Stimson Street: both sides between South State Street and White Street

• Yost Boulevard and Eli Drive: east and north sides in front of the Forestbrooke Athletic Club

Restoration of asphalt paths

• Packard Street: east side between Independence Boulevard and Stone School Road

• Packard Street: north side of Colony Road through the facade of Buhr Park

• Packard Street: South side from Woodmanor Court to Platt Road


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