Notices / Meetings

Construction Information Meeting - Ann Arbor-Saline Rd & Textile Rd Roundabout / Textile Rd Improvement Project

Post date: August 11th, 2016

The Washtenaw County Road Commission with its contractor will build a compact urban roundabout at the intersection of Ann Arbor-Saline Road and Textile Road to reduce peak period congestion that occurs at the intersection. A compact roundabout was chosen over a larger, traditional roundabout or a traffic signal for the following reasons: (1) A compact urban roundabout has a smaller footprint. Read more

Public Information Meeting - Willis Rd Project

Post date: May 23rd, 2016

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a public information meeting for the upcoming Willis Road project, located between Chambord Drive/Railsplitter Drive and the West Branch of the Paint Creek in Augusta Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan.  The meeting will be held at the Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center, 7425 Willis Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan on Tuesday, May 31, Read more

Public Information Meeting- Whittaker/Merritt Intersection Improvement

Post date: May 3rd, 2016

A roundabout was chosen over a traffic signal for three reasons: (1) Roundabouts are statistically safer than traffic signals. A trade-off occurs between high speed, T-bone collisions and lower speed side swipe and rear end collisions. Furthermore, there are fewer conflict points at a single lane roundabout as compared to a traffic signal. A conflict point occurs when two vehicles can occupy Read more