N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Project

Location of roadwork:
N. Territorial Rd between Mast Rd and Webster Church Rd

Township:
Webster

When is the work being done:
2024

Description of work:
Add Center Left-Turn Lane, Culvert Replacement, Install Traffic Signal, Roadside Safety Improvements, Upgrade Traffic Signs

Impact on Traffic:
Partial Closure with Detour

Funding Source(s):
Federal, Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF)

Latest Updates

May 21, 2024 Project Update #6: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvements (Webster Twp)

Our safety improvement project at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd in Webster Township is moving along!  

Since the last update, the contractor has been able to install the concrete curb and gutter. Currently, the contractor is working to place the aggregate (stone) road base of the roadway. Next comes asphalt paving. 

As a reminder, Webster Church Rd at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd remains closed to ALL traffic. Traffic on N. Territorial Rd at the intersection of Webster Church Rd is being maintained with a temporary traffic signal. The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.   

Have questions? Contact Becky Houle, Project Manager – Traffic & Safety, (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected].   

Pictured is the concrete curb and gutter that was installed at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd in Webster Township. 
April 24, 2024 Project Update #5: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvements (Webster Twp)

Our safety improvement project at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd in Webster Township is going well.  

Over the past week, the contactor has been able to make good progress working on the southern half of the intersection. They have removed the existing asphalt and have installed most of the drainage structures, culverts, and the storm sewer. Next steps are prepping and installing the concrete curb and gutter and placing the aggregate (stone) road base.  

As a reminder, Webster Church Rd at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd remains closed to ALL traffic. Traffic on N. Territorial Rd at the intersection of Webster Church Rd is being maintained with a temporary traffic signal. The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.  

Have questions? Contact Becky Houle, Project Manager – Traffic & Safety, (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected] 

Pictured is the existing pavement being removed from Webster Church Rd at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd in Webster Township. 
April 11, 2024 Lane Restrictions: N. Territorial Rd (Webster Twp)

WHEN: Monday, April 15, 2024

WHERE: N. Territorial Rd, east and west of the Webster Church Rd intersection, in Webster Township

WHY: Safety improvement project

BACKGROUND: On Monday, April 15, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will begin a safety improvement project on N. Territorial Rd, east and west of the Webster Church Rd intersection, in Webster Township.

The road will not be closed to traffic, but delays are likely due to lane closures. Traffic on N. Territorial Rd will be maintained using a temporary traffic signal. WCRC encourages motorists, emergency services and others to use an alternate route.

The intersection improvements are expected to take approximately seven weeks. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Becky Houle, Project Manager – Traffic & Safety, (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected]

ISSUE DATE: 04/11/24

April 11, 2024 Road Closure with Detour: Webster Church Rd (Webster Twp)

WHEN: Monday, April 15, 2024

WHERE: Webster Church Rd, north and south of the N. Territorial Rd intersection in Webster Township

WHY: Safety improvement project

BACKGROUND: On Monday, April 15, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Webster Church Rd, north and south of the N. Territorial Rd intersection in Webster Township to begin a safety improvement project.

The intersection improvements are expected to take approximately seven weeks. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

DETOUR: Click here for the detour map.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Becky Houle, Project Manager – Traffic & Safety, (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected]     

ISSUE DATE: 04/11/24

March 8, 2024 Project Update #4: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvements (Webster Twp)

During the 2024 construction season, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) plans to implement safety improvements to N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd in Webster Township. During construction, traffic on N. Territorial Rd will be maintained using temporary traffic signals and Webster Church Rd will be closed to all traffic.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual public information meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2024. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show. WCRC will send out updates as the project progresses.

Questions about the project? Contact Becky Houle, Project Manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected]

Pictured is the project limits of the N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvement project located in Webster Township.
February 8, 2024 Virtual Public Meeting: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvements (Webster Twp)

PROJECT: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Improvements

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 12 p.m.

WHERE: Online: https://bit.ly/wcrcprojectmeeting

By Touchtone Phone: (929) 205-6099, Meeting ID: 879 2332 8754

WHY: The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a virtual project information meeting regarding the planned safety project on N. Territorial Rd and Webster Church Rd in Webster Township.

During construction, traffic will be maintained on N. Territorial Rd with a temporary traffic signal and lane closures. Webster Church Rd will be closed to ALL traffic, north and south of the intersection, and a detour will be posted. The closure is expected to be in place for approximately eight weeks, weather pending.

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 12 p.m. There will be a brief presentation followed by time for questions from the audience. A recording of the meeting will be posted to the project web page after the meeting.

Click here to learn more about joining the virtual meeting.  

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Becky Houle, project manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected].

WCRC will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being presented at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon a 5-business day notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Tiffany Oliphant, communications manager, by phone (734) 327-6646 or by email [email protected].

ISSUE DATE: 02/08/24

October 19, 2023 Road Reopened: N. Territorial Rd (Webster Twp)

WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2023

WHERE: N. Territorial Rd between N. Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd in Webster Township

WHY: Completion of road improvement project

BACKGROUND: On Thursday, October 19, 2023, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) re-opened N. Territorial Rd between N. Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd in Webster Township.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Becky Houle, project manager, (734) 327-6678 or [email protected]

ISSUE DATE: 10/19/23

October 10, 2023 Project Update: Construction To Resume

Heads up Webster Township! Our safety project on N. Territorial Rd and Webster Church Rd will resume Monday, October 16, 2023. 

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close N. Territorial Rd between N. Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd to replace two crossroad culverts over tributaries to Arms Creek. WCRC will maintain access only for residents who live, work or own property within the closure limits. However, please be advised that no traffic will be able to travel across the culvert location during construction. 

The remaining work for the N. Territorial and Webster Church Rd safety project is tentatively scheduled to resume Spring 2024. WCRC will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.

Here is a link to the official detour for the culvert replacements. 

Have questions about the project? Contact Becky Houle, project manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected].

Pictured is one of the crossroad culverts that will replaced on N. Territorial Rd between N. Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd in Webster Township.
October 6, 2023 Road Closure with Detour: N. Territorial Rd (Webster Twp)

WHEN: Monday, October 16, 2023 

WHERE: N. Territorial Rd between Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd in Webster Township

WHY: Culvert replacement 

BACKGROUND: On Monday, October 16, 2023, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close N. Territorial Rd between Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd in Webster Township to begin replacing two culverts.

During construction, N. Territorial Rd between Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd will be closed to all traffic for approximately 1 week. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

WCRC will maintain access to residents who live, work or own property within the project limits.

DETOUR: Click here for the detour map. 

CONTACT: Have questions about the project? Contact Becky Houle, project manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected] 

ISSUE DATE: 10/06/23

August 1, 2023 Project Update: Project Postponed to 2024

Heads up Webster Township! Our Safety Improvement project on N. Territorial Rd at the intersection of Webster Church Rd has been delayed due to the plan review process by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The intersection work is now expected to take place during the 2024 construction season.  

However, the culvert replacements on N. Territorial Rd between Mast Rd and Donovan Rd are expected to take place during the fall of 2023. The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will send out updates as the project, and related work, progresses.  

Have questions about the project? Contact Becky Houle, project manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected].

January 30, 2023 N. Territorial Rd: Safety Improvements Planned in 2023

During the 2023 construction season, WCRC is planning to install left turn lanes and a traffic signal at the intersection of N. Territorial Rd and Webster Church Rd. Centerline rumble strips, as well as safety signage and pavement markings will be placed on N. Territorial Rd between Mast Rd and Webster Church Rd, and two culverts will be replaced on N. Territorial Rd between Meadows Tr and Donovan Rd. During construction, Webster Church Rd will be closed to ALL traffic, north and south of the intersection for approximately 12 weeks.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual project information meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2023. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show. We plan to have a public construction information meeting closer to the project start date. WCRC will send out more information as we get closer to the 2023 construction season.

Questions about the project? Contact Becky Houle, project manager at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected]

Pictured above is an aerial view of the planned intersection closure.

January 10, 2023 Virtual Project Information Meeting: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd (Webster Twp)

PROJECT: N. Territorial Rd & Webster Church Rd Safety Project

WHEN: Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 12 p.m.

WHERE: Online: https://bit.ly/wcrcprojectmeeting

By Touchtone Phone: (929) 205-6099, Meeting ID: 879 2332 8754

WHY: The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a virtual project information meeting regarding the planned N. Territorial Rd and Webster Church Rd Safety Project in Webster Township, which will take place in 2023.

Once the work begins, traffic will be maintained on N. Territorial Rd but there will be lane closures. Webster Church Rd will be closed to ALL traffic, north and south of the intersection, and a detour will be posted. During the culvert replacementstraffic on N. Territorial Rd will be maintained by lane restrictions and a flagging operation

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 12 p.m. There will be a brief presentation followed by time for questions from the audience. A recording of the meeting will be posted to the project web page after the meeting.

Click here to learn more about joining the virtual meeting.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Becky Houle, project manager, at (734) 327-6678, or via email at [email protected]

WCRC will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being presented at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon a 5-business day notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Emma Sharpe, communications associate, by phone (734) 327-6640 or by email [email protected].

ISSUE DATE: 01/10/23