Woodward Avenue (M-1) - Automotive Heritage Trail

Department of Transportation.

If Broadway = Theater and Rodeo Drive = High Fashion and Jewelry, then Woodward = the Automobile. The Motor City, and in particular, Woodward Avenue, put the world on wheels. America's automobile heritage is represented along this byway in famed industrial complexes, office buildings, residential mansions, world-renowned museums, and cultural institutions.


Getting to the Byway:

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), MI
* From the airport, head north on John D. Dingell Drive/Rogell Drive. * Merge onto I-94 E via the ramp to Detroit. Continue northeast on I-94. * Take exit 215C for MI-1/Woodward Avenue and head toward John Street. * Turn right at John Street, then turn right onto Hendrie Street. * From Hendrie Street, turn right and merge onto MI-1/Woodward Avenue.

Ann Arbor, MI
* Take I-94 east to Detroit. * Merge onto I-75 and go southeast to Mack Ave. * Follow Mack Ave. southwest to Woodward Avenue.

Navigating the Byway:
Woodward Avenue is located in Southeast Michigan. The road begins at the Detroit River in the City of Detroit and continues in a northwest direction terminating in a loop in the City of Pontiac. * Begin driving northwest on Woodward Avenue from its start at the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel by the Detroit River. * Continue northwest along Woodward Avenue until you reach the town of Pontiac, where the byway ends.

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