NFL Draft Info

2024 NFL Draft info and road closures

The 2024 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light is comprised of the NFL Draft Experience presented by Rocket Mortgage which is FREE for the public to enjoy and the Draft Theater which will serve as the Draft’s central hub where all 32 teams will announce their picks live and in-person. 

Visitors and residents can learn more at

The three secure entry points to the 2024 NFL Draft will be located at:

  • Jefferson Ave. & Randolph Street
  • Jefferson Ave. & Griswold Street
  • Cadillac Square & Randolph 

People looking to take part in the NFL Draft events and celebration can download the One Pass app.

Road Closures

All road closures connected to the NFL Draft are listed here, as well as the dates the roads will reopen.

Phase one closures will last until May 7:

  • Randolph Street between Gratiot Avenue and Fort Street
  • Monroe Street between North Woodward Avenue and Randolph Street
  • Farmer Street between Randolph and Bates (Garage access only)
  • Bates Street (no through traffic)

Phase two closures will last until May 5:

  • Northbound Woodward Avenue from East Congress Street to State Street
  • One lane of Southbound Woodward Avenue on the West side of Campus Martius
  • Eastbound Cadillac Square from Woodward Avenue to Randolph Street
  • Westbound Cadillac Square from Randolph Street to Bates Street
  • Bates Street from Cadillac Square to East Congress Street

Phase three closures will last until May 6:

  • SB M-10 exit to Jefferson Avenue downtown will be closed - Exits 1A (W. Jefferson) & 1B (Larned) will remain open at this time
  • Westbound Jefferson Avenue from Beaubien Street to Washington Blvd.
  • Eastbound Jefferson Avenue from Washington Blvd to Randolph
  • Bates Street from Jefferson Avenue to Atwater Street
  • Atwater Street from Civic Center Drive to Bates Street
  • Southbound Brush Street between Larned Street and Jefferson Avenue
  • All Tunnel traffic must use I-375 during the M-10/Jefferson Avenue closures
    • Windsor-bound traffic should use Jefferson to Randolph to access the Tunnel

Phase four closures will last until April 30:

  • SB Woodward from Montcalm Street and Elizabeth Street
  • SB Woodward Avenue from State Street and Larned Street
  • NB Woodward from Larned Street and State Street
  • Michigan Avenue from Griswold Street and Woodward Avenue
  • Fort Street from Griswold Street and Woodward Avenue
  • Congress Street from Griswold Street to Randolph Street
  • Larned Street from Griswold Street to just east of Woodward Avenue
  • Monroe Street from Randolph Street Brush Street (Closed Sunday Evening at 10:00pm)

Phase 5A closures will last until April 28:

  • Montcalm from Park Avenue to Woodward Avenue
  • Woodward from the Fisher Service Drive to Larned
  • John R from Farmer to Woodward
  • Clifford from Woodward to Griswold
  • Grand River from Griswold to Farmer
  • Beaubien from Lafayette to Macomb
  • Monroe from Brush to St. Antoine
  • Jefferson from Randolph to M-10/Washington Blvd. (including access to Ford Underground garage)
  • Adams from Park to Witherell
  • Park/Witherell at Woodward (the South end of Grand Circus Park)
  • WB Madison from John R to Witherell
  • NB Washington from John R to Park

Phase 5B closures will also end April 28:

  • State/Gratiot from Griswold to Library
  • Farmer from Monroe to Gratiot
  • Griswold from Jefferson to Michigan
  • SB Washington from Larned to the circle in front of Huntington Place
  • Randolph from Jefferson to Fort
  • Brush from Fort to Monroe
  • Lafayette from Beaubien to Brush
  • Congress from Brush to Woodward
  • Larned from Woodward to Brush Street

The following roads will reopen Friday, April 26 at 6 a.m. in support of the Tigers home game.

  • Montcalm from Park Avenue to Woodward Avenue
  • Woodward Avenue from Adams Street to Montcalm Street
  • Adams Street from Park Avenue to Witherell Street

Roads immediately surrounding Comerica Park will be closed during Tigers games from April 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then April 27 from 3-11 p.m.

During the Draft, street parking will not be allowed in much of the Central Business District to allow for adequate space for first responders to efficiently and effectively manage any police or medical emergencies.

Learn more about transportation for visitors and residents during the NFL draft online here: City and partners outline transportation details ahead of the biggest party Detroit has ever hosted.)

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