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Posted on Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 8:15 a.m.

Two crashes slow traffic on Ann Arbor freeways

By Cindy Heflin

Two crashes were affecting the morning commute in Ann Arbor Thursday.

A three-car crash was on westbound Interstate 94 at State Street. The other was a two-vehicle crash on westbound M-14 at Barton Drive.

Neither was blocking traffic, a dispatcher with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office said at 8:10 a.m., but a Google traffic map showed a significant slowdown on I-94 near the crash. Further information was not immediately available.

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Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 3:22 p.m.

Close the ramps!


Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 2:21 p.m.

Just blame the Road Commission

Bertha Venation

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 1:32 p.m.

These two intersections seem to see a lot of accidents. I understand M-14 at Barton, but does anyone know why State & I-94 seem to have a lot of crashes? Is it sheer volume, or something else? Thanks.


Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 2:18 p.m.

Actually it slows down further east. Normally about the Michigan Ave. exit. This whole stretch is a nightmare.

Bertha Venation

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 2:08 p.m.

That makes sense. Thanks, J.


Thu, Mar 7, 2013 : 2:06 p.m.

Yes, it's volume; traffic always slows around the State Street exit. At peak times, the cars trying to exit State St. even overspill onto I-94 itself.