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Multiple freeway lane closures planned over the weekend in metro Detroit

Posted: 6:13 PM, Jul 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-26 17:23:48-04
Weekend closure of westbound I-696 in Oakland County cancelled, MDOT says

(WXYZ) — There will be multiple lane closures, including total closures, beginning Friday in metro Detroit.

The closures will last until Monday, July 29, and the counties affected are Macomb, Oakland and Wayne.

According to M-Dot, I-94, M-5 and M-59 will have total closures. While only lane closures will be in effect for I-94, I-96, 1-375, M-10, M-39 and US-24.

PROJECT DETAILS:

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews are gearing up for multiple lane closures and total closures on Metro Detroit state roadways (I, M, and US routes) this weekend in order to maintain project deadlines, many of which are scheduled to be finished by the end of the summer/early fall. MDOT appreciates everyone's patience during this much-needed work. Please continue to follow all posted speed limits and other signs in work zones - workers are trusting you with their lives. [links.govdelivery.com]

Macomb County:

- Eastbound I-696 [links.govdelivery.com] will have the two left lanes open from Dequindre Road to I-94, 7 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday.

Oakland County:

- I-75 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open in each direction from Square Lake Road to Baldwin Road, 4 a.m. Saturday - 5 a.m. Monday.

- Eastbound I-96 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open at Wixom Road, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

- Eastbound M-5 [links.govdelivery.com] will be closed from Grand River Avenue to Farmington Road, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday.

- Eastbound M-5 [links.govdelivery.com] will be closed from I-696 to M-102 (8 Mile Road), 9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday.

- Westbound I-696 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to I-275, 4 a.m. - noon Saturday.

- Eastbound I-696 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open from I-275 to US-24, 4 a.m. - noon Sunday.

- M-59 [links.govdelivery.com] will be closed between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Opdyke Road, 10 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday.

Wayne County:

- Eastbound I-94 [links.govdelivery.com] will be closed from I-96 to Conner Street, 9 p.m. Friday - 4 p.m. Saturday; remains closed from I-96 to I-75 until 5 a.m. Monday.

- Westbound I-94 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open from M-1 (Woodward Avenue) to US-12 (Michigan Avenue), 9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday.

- I-375 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open in each direction from I-75 to Jefferson Avenue, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily Saturday and Sunday.

- M-10 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open in each direction from I-94 to M-8, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily Saturday and Sunday.

- Northbound M-39 (Southfield Road) [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open from M-85 (Fort Street) to Dix-Toledo Road, 9 a.m. Friday - Thursday, Aug. 8.

- Northbound US-24 [links.govdelivery.com] will have one lane open from I-96 to 5 Mile Road/Fenkell Avenue through mid-August.

For up-to-date lane closure and traffic incident information, go to Mi Drive: www.Michigan.gov/Drive [links.govdelivery.com].