State Street Project

State Street Project

Completed in the fall of 2023, the State Street Curbless Street is a flexible, pedestrian focused street in the heart of the State Street District, bordering the University of Michigan’s central campus. Construction spanned over two full seasons from William Street to Washington Street.

The project included:

  • A complete reconstruction of sidewalks and the street in concrete for long-term durability.
  • Audible pedestrian signals.
  • All walk pedestrian signal phases at Liberty, William, & North University.
  • New LED street lighting.
  • Extensive stormwater management including underground infiltration systems and rain gardens.
  • New watermain.
  • Flexible curbside lanes.
  • A shared use path from William to North University

Project Information


Phase 2 Press Release February 21, 2023

Traffic Control Plan February 21, 2023

State Street construction Facebook page

Phase 2 Business Notification Letter February 6, 2023

01-17-2023 Phase 2 Public Construction Meeting

Meeting Video
Meeting Presentation (PDF)
Meeting Notes

Planning & Design

City of Ann Arbor Traffic Review

Operational and Safety Study

Transportation Commission meeting January 19, 2022

Stakeholder Meeting June 3, 2021

Capital Improvements committee presentation May 20, 2020

City Council Resolution supporting construction cost share May 16. 2020

DDA Board resolution supporting construction cost share May 4, 2020

State Street District letter of support April 20, 2020


Board Meetings

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Ann Arbor DDA Offices
150 South Fifth Avenue
Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Non-Regularly Scheduled/Special Meetings

DDA Informational Meetings 2024
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at Noon (Completed)
Wednesday, December 4, 2024 at Noon

Special/Non-Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting



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