Packard Rd

Location of roadwork:
Between US-23 and Carpenter Rd

Township:
Pittsfield

When is the work being done:
June 27 - late-August

Description of work:
Mill & Resurfacing

Impact on Traffic:
Road will be closed to ALL traffic for approximately 8 weeks

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

Latest Updates

June 27, 2022 Packard Rd: Officially Closed!

Road reconstruction on Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd in Pittsfield Township is officially underway! The road was closed earlier this afternoon and will be closed for approximately 8 weeks to ALL traffic. A detour route has been posted, click here for the map.

Questions? Please contact Michele Ford, project manager, (734) 327-6652, fordm@wcroads.org.

photo of road closed

Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd is officially closed for reconstruction!

June 23, 2022 Road Closure: Packard Rd (Pittsfield Twp)

WHEN: Starting Monday, June 27, 2022

WHERE: Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd in Pittsfield Township

WHY: Road reconstruction

BACKGROUND: On Monday, June 27, 2022, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd in Pittsfield Township for a road reconstruction project.

In total, the road improvements are expected to take approximately 8 weeks to complete. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions and contractor scheduling.

During construction, no traffic will be allowed to pass through the work zone. ALL traffic will be required to follow the posted detour or seek an alternate route.

DETOUR: Click here for the detour map

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Michele Ford, project manager, (734) 327-6652, or via email at fordm@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 06/23/22

June 20, 2022 Packard Rd: Starting June 27!

It’s almost go-time! Road reconstruction is expected to begin on Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd in Pittsfield Township on Monday, June 27. While we are planning to close the road on June 27, the exact start date of the closure is reliant upon the weather and contractor scheduling. We will continue to provide updates as they are available.

The road will be closed to ALL traffic for approximately 8 weeks as we reconstruct the road. A detour will be posted, click here for the map. We shared a lot more information about this project in the virtual construction information meeting. Click here to view the meeting.

Questions? Please contact Michele Ford, project manager, (734) 327-6652, fordm@wcroads.org.

photo of full depth replacement requiring closure

April 13, 2022 Virtual Public Meeting: Packard Rd Resurfacing (Pittsfield Twp)

PROJECT: Packard Rd Resurfacing Project

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 11:30 a.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 resurfacing project on Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd in Pittsfield Township.

During road resurfacing, Packard Rd between US-23 and Carpenter Rd will be closed to through traffic and a detour will be posted. During the closure, WCRC’s contractor will maintain access only for businesses within the project limits that have no other means of access.  All other traffic must use the detour.

Construction is expected to begin after the school year ends. WCRC estimates it will take approximately 6 weeks to complete the project, weather pending.

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 11:30 a.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 Michele Ford, project manager, (734) 327-6652, fordm@wcroads.org.

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 Emily Kizer, communications manager, by phone (734) 327-6646 or by email kizere@wcroads.org.

ISSUE DATE: 04/13/2022

Contact information:
Michele Ford
    • (734) 327-6652
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