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Ann Arbor
Maura Thomson / Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority

Between a declaration from the governor and an extension of street closures, downtown Ann Arbor is expected to remain busy despite the continuing pandemic.

WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with the executive director of the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, Susan Pollay, about the latest efforts to keep the downtown area safely active during our current global health crisis.


City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor is considering ending its downtown business street closure program early over COVID-19 safety concerns.  

City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor may close more streets in the downtown area to allow businesses to expand their operations outdoors during the pandemic for social distancing.  

City of Ann Arbor

Various streets in downtown Ann Arbor have closed to vehicle traffic to allow restaurants, bars, and retail businesses to offer patio services because of COVID-19.  

City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti’s city council will discuss possible road closures Tuesday night that would create more space for businesses impacted by COVID-19.  


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Street closures for the Ann Arbor Art Fair went into effect Wednesday morning and will last through the weekend.  


Downed power lines have forced closure of a portion of N. Main Street in Ann Arbor, and it could be hours before the road is reopened. 

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Motorists could have some trouble getting around Ann Arbor this Sunday.

Road Closures In Washtenaw County Coming This Winter

Dec 28, 2015
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The Washtenaw County Road Commission is warning residents to avoid a few streets and bridges as we head into winter.  


A stretch of Eastbound I-94 on the southern edge of Ann Arbor is going to be closed this weekend. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, it is the first of several planned closures of the highway in coming months.