Several road renewal and restoration projects are planned for Ann Arbor in 2021

ANN ARBOR, me. – It’s construction season in Ann Arbor.

In March, the city of Ann Arbor released its list of planned road and sidewalk projects for 2021. Across the city, nearly nine miles of roads will be renewed or restored, 6.2 miles of road will be preventive maintenance, and there will be 5,700 feet of new sidewalk construction, said the city.

Construction work on road and sidewalk projects affects traffic in Tree Town for various periods of time, from a day to a few months.

Surface renewal / restoration

Refurbishment and restoration projects affect both main and secondary roads. These projects include restoration work, new markings, replacement of asphalt and concrete pavement, repair of gutters and curbs, work on drainage or utility structures, and ADA compliance of sidewalk ramps.


Some projects are carried out with the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority or in conjunction with utility projects. These projects will last anywhere from a month to several months.

Main streets Smaller streets
Ashley Street (West William Street to Miller Avenue)
Geddes Avenue (Windy Crest Lane to Earhart Road)
North First Street (West Kingsley Street to West Huron Street)
Plymouth Road (Broadway Street to Murfin Avenue / Upland Drive)
Scio Church Road (South Maple Road to South Seventh Street)
South Huron Parkway on Lindsay Lane
South Industrial Highway (East Eisenhower Parkway to East Stadium Boulevard)
West Kingsley Street (North First Street to North Main Street)
West Liberty Street (Crest Avenue to South Seventh Street)
Baldwin Avenue (Packard Street to East Stadium Boulevard)
Brockman Boulevard (Packard Street to East Stadium Boulevard)
Cranbrook Road (Chesterfield Street / Hampshire Road to Towner Boulevard)
Crest Street (West Liberty Avenue to Buena Vista Street)
Crestland Street (Packard Street to Amelia Place / Saint Francis Drive)
Dorchester Road (Manchester Road to Towner Boulevard)
Dunmore Road (Waverly Road to Winsted Boulevard)
Ferdon Road (Eastover Place to Crestland Street)
Eddy Street (Verle Avenue to the south end)
Hartford Street (Winsted Boulevard to Mershon Drive)
Manchester Road (end of the concrete pavement on Washtenaw Avenue)
Marshall Street (Verle Avenue to Verle Avenue)
Saint Aubin Avenue (La Salle Street to Creek Drive)
Saint Francis Drive (Amelia Place / Crestland Street to Nature Cove Court)
Verle Avenue (west end of Platt Road)
Waverly Road (Weldon Boulevard to Dunmore Road)
Weldon Boulevard (Waverly Road to Winsted Boulevard)
Winsted Boulevard (Hartford Street to Weldon Boulevard)

preventive maintenance

In the course of 2021, more than ten kilometers of road will receive preventive maintenance. According to the city, this work includes replacing the upper part of the existing asphalt pavement, minor repairs to curbs, gutters, drainage and utility structures, new pavement markings, micro-pavement or crack filling, as well as ADA compliance of sidewalk ramps.

Work on these projects could take a day or up to a few weeks, officials said.

Main streets Smaller streets
Beakes Street (North Main Street to North Division Street / East Summit Street)
Hill Street (South Forest Avenue to Washtenaw Avenue)
Liberty Street (South Main Street to South State Street)
Liberty Street (South Seventh Street to Ann Arbor Railroad)
Madison Street (Thompson Street to South State Street)
Newport Road (Miller Avenue to Sunset Road)
Pontiac Street (Moore Street / Longshore Drive to John A. Woods Drive)
Forest Avenue (Hill Street to Forest Court)
Baldwin Place (Baldwin Avenue to the east end)
Balmoral Court (Lowell Road to Lowell Road)
Canterbury Road (Towner Boulevard to Platt Road)
Chesterfield Street (Packard Street to Cranbrook Road / Hampshire Road)
Eastover Place (Jewett Street / Packard Street to Ferdon Road)
Edgewood Place (West Hoover Avenue to the north end)
Elder Boulevard (Crest Street to Eberwhite Boulevard)
Elizabeth Street (East Kingsley Street to High Street)
Henry Street (South State Street to White Street)
Holyoke Lane (Lowell Road to Newport Road)
Lincolnshire Lane (Warrington Drive to the southeast end)
Lowell Road (Warrington Drive to Newport Road)
Provincetown Court (Lowell Road to southwest end)
Robin Road (Bydding Road to Fountain Street)
Salisbury Lane (southwest end to southeast end)
Second Street (West Mosely Street to West Jefferson Street)
Sybil Street (East Hoover Avenue to Hill Street)
Towner Boulevard (Dorchester Road to Hampshire Road)
Waltham Drive (Saxon Road to Warwick Court)
Warrington Drive (Newport Road to Huron River Drive)
Woodbridge Boulevard (Eberwhite Boulevard to the east end)


In addition to sidewalks, the city will also work on renewing or refurbishing existing asphalt paths. These projects include removing and replacing parts of existing walkways, making new or replacing ADA-compliant walkway ramps, placing new walkways and base materials, and restoration.


The sidewalk projects will take anywhere from a week to several weeks, officials said.

  • North side of Barton Drive (between Pontiac Trail and Brede Place)

  • East side of Boardwalk Drive (between East Eisenhower Parkway and Oakbrook Drive, from addresses 2875-2775)

  • South side of Fuller Court (from the University of Michigan property near Fuller Road to 2250)

  • South side of Jackson Avenue (between Wagner Road and Park Lake Avenue)

  • West and north sides of Manchester Road (approximately 400 feet south of Washtenaw)

  • North side of Scio Church Road (between Landmark Court and Winsted Boulevard)

  • both sides of Stimson Street (between South State Street and White Street)

  • east and north sidewalks of Yost Boulevard and Eli Drive (near Forestbrooke Athletic Club)

Asphalt restoration

  • East side of Packard Street (between Independence Boulevard and Stone School Road)

  • North side of Packard Street (from Colony Road through the front of Buhr Park)

  • South side of Packard Street (from Woodmanor Court to Platt Road)

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