Here’s which Ann Arbor sidewalks will be closed for improvements in August

Photo | Sarah M. Parlette

ANN ARBOR – Several sidewalks around downtown Ann Arbor are closing on Monday to allow for the installation of underground conduit and fiber optic cable as part of a technology infrastructure improvement project.

While pedestrian traffic will be maintained, there may be detours, pavement removal, meter bagging and parking space and through-traffic closures.

City of Ann Arbor Information Technology Department contractor Turnkey Network Solutions is anticipated to perform construction until Friday, Aug. 26, according to a notice from the city.

Here’s which streets will be impacted:

  • East side of Fourth Avenue and Huron Street: sidewalk and lane closures
  • West side of Fifth Avenue at Huron Street: sidewalk and lane closures
  • East side of Division Street between Huron Street and Washington Street: bike lane and sidewalk closures
  • Liberty Lane between Fourth and Fifth avenues: sidewalk closure and meter bagging
  • the alley between Ashley Street and Main Street, and Liberty Street and William Street: no closures expected
  • the alley between Main Street and Fourth Street, and Williams and Liberty streets: no closures expected
  • West side of East University Avenue from Willard Street to South University: sidewalk and parking space closures
  • South side of Willard Street between Forest Avenue and East University: sidewalk closure
  • East side of Forest Avenue between Willard Street and South University Avenue: sidewalk closure and parking meter bagging
  • Church Street at South University Avenue: lane closure and parking space closures

Learn more about Ann Arbor street and construction closures here.

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Sarah has worked for WDIV since June 2018. She covers community events, good eats and small businesses in Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Grand Valley State University.