Ann Arbor road closures/updates


South First Street: Tuesday, Feb. 27 – Thursday, March 1, 2018. Beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 27, South First Street between Washington and Liberty will be reduced to one lane of traffic for crane operations at the 200 block of South First.

In addition, the sidewalk adjacent to the 200 block of South First will be closed to pedestrian traffic. Work at the location is expected to be completed by the end of the day, Thursday, March 1.

Northbound curb lane at State and Hoover: Feb., 1, 2018 – TBA. Beginning on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, the northbound curb lane of State, just before the intersection with Hoover, will be closed to vehicle traffic. A broken traffic signal pole had been discovered and needs to be replaced, therefore a temporary traffic signal will be occupying the vehicle lane until a replacement pole arrives.

MDOT and County projects

Please note: To stay informed of projects managed by entities other than the City of Ann Arbor, please subscribe directly to receive MDOT updates (follow the link and click the envelope on the left of the page) and consult theWCRC website.

General Spring Weight Load Restriction Bulletin #1

Effective 6:00 am Monday, February 19th, 2018 weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line highways from the Michigan/Indiana & Ohio line north to and including M-46 in Muskegon County at the US-31BR intersection in the City of Muskegon Easterly to US-131 North to M-46 then continuing East on M-46 to Port Sanilac County ending at the M-25 intersection.

State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For companies located in Canada or New Jersey, information may be obtained by calling 517-373-6256.

  • On routes designated as “All Season Routes” (green or gold on the MDOT Truck Operators Map) there will be no reduction in legal axle weight.
  • On routes designated as “Seasonal” (solid or dashed red on the MDOT Truck Operators Map) there will be a weight reduction of 25% for rigid pavements and 35% for flexible pavements.

Extended permits will be valid for oversize only in the weight restricted area.

Single trip permits will not be issued for overweight loads or loads exceeding 14 feet in width, 11 axles and 150 feet in overall length in the weight restricted area.

Detailed Weight Restriction information may be obtained by linking to

Please refer to the MDOT Truck Operator’s Map for route designations.


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