State Street to be closed for Obama visit to Ann Arbor; AATA routes detoured
State Street in Ann Arbor will be closed Friday morning during President Barack Obama's visit and speech.
The street will be closed to both pedestrian and vehicle traffic between Stimson Street and Hoover Street from 5 a.m. to noon.
Obama is giving a speech on college affordability at 9:35 a.m. Friday at the University of Michigan's Al Glick Fieldhouse, 1200 S. State St.
Traffic will be detoured on East Stadium Boulevard and Packard Street.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority also announced today that routes 6 and 36 will be detoured as a result of the street closure. Both routes will be removed from State Street between Stimson and Packard using a detour on Packard.
During the detour, riders will need to use stops in service on State and South Industrial Highway. Riders will be able to use stops on Packard during the detour, but need to be aware that the detour may end with little notice.
Read the details about Obama's visit here.
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