TRAFFIC ALERT: Big stretch of I-96 now closed in Wayne County through October; View live traffic map

LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - A seven-mile stretch of I-96 in western Wayne county is now closed for construction that will stretch into October.

The path includes an area through Redford and Livonia, heading into Detroit.

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MDOT officials say you can expect slow traffic on nearby roads until drivers have figured out new routines and traffic lights have been adjusted.

Both directions of I-96 were completely shutdown on Saturday morning.

There are a few detours, including I-94 to the south and I-696 to the north.

You can also take surface streets like Ford Road, Michigan Avenue, and all of the mile roads.

The seven-mile stretch of freeway will remain closed until October.

MDOT has set up a website to provide information about the closure including maps. 

You can visit the website here:  www.96fix.com

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