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14 Mile Road closed under I-75 for bridge beam setting starting Wednesday

Allen Road Bridge to close temporarily in Brownstown Township
Posted at 7:08 AM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 07:08:22-04

TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Progress is being made on the replacement of the southbound I-75 bridge over 14 Mile Road in the city of Troy, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

New bridge beams will be set in place this week, resulting in crews temporarily closing down 14 Mile Road under I-75.

Starting at 1 p.m. on both Wednesday, April 22, and Friday, April 24, both directions of 14 Mile Road will be closed directly under I-75.

Posted detours use John R. Road, Stephenson Highway, Maple Road, and Rochester Road in both directions.

Both directions of 14 Mile Road will reopen by 7 p.m. each evening. In order to accommodate this work safely, the right lane of southbound I-75 will be closed from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.

The I-75 exits to 14 Mile Road will remain open.

Fast facts from MDOT:

  • Bridge beam setting requires the closure of 14 Mile Road under I-75 in Troy.
  • The closures will occur from 1 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday.
  • The right lane of southbound I-75 will be closed both days to accommodate this work.