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Posted on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 : 6:22 a.m.

Northbound US-23 near Ann Arbor closed after crash

By Lee Higgins

8:45 a.m. update: All lanes of the freeway have been reopened, the Washtenaw County sheriff's department reports.

Northbound US-23 at the west triple-decker intersection with M-14 on the north side of Ann Arbor remains closed after a crash this morning, Washtenaw County dispatchers said.

The crash involves two vehicles and happened just before 3 a.m., a dispatcher said.

Michigan State Police are investigating. Ann Arbor Township firefighters also responded. Neither agency could immediately be reached for comment.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's department put out an alert on the crash at 4:49 a.m., recommending the following detours:

Exit northbound US-23 at Plymouth Road, travel east to Dixboro Road, head north on Dixboro Road to North Territorial Road, then travel west on North Territorial Road to US-23.

Exit westbound M-14 at Whitmore Lake Road, head north on Whitmore Lake Road to North Territorial Road, then travel east on North Territorial Road to US-23.


Traffic slowdowns are shown in yellow and red on the map.


Ann English

Sun, Dec 25, 2011 : 12:31 a.m.

Northbound US-23 was closed for six hours or more; I first heard about it being closed via radio, but here I found out what happened.