M-52 is a highway that runs south out of Saginaw. In Washtenaw county it connects Stockbridge to Chelsea and Chelsea to Manchester.

Scio Church Road starts at M-52 and ends in Ann Arbor on Main Street right next to Pioneer High School.

There have been plans to straighten M-52 within Manchester.

South of Manchester, the highway is graded for an expressway that was never built.

From the north, within Chelsea:


  • Lanewood neighborhood - Hickory, Chestnut, and Sycamore Streets.

  • Veteran's Park - sometimes called "the boat park" for a distinctive play structure

M-52 in downtown Chelsea. Zou Zou's Cafe, Gigi's Flowers, and Heydlauff's, with the Jiffy Mix silos in the background.

the other end of the hospital's loop road.

a newish residential subdivision.

M-52 leaves Chelsea at the freeway, entering Sylvan Township.