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14 Mile, Long Lake roads to close in Oakland County this weekend

Posted: 12:01 PM, Apr 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-03 12:04:22-04
Closures for upcoming construction weekend

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Bridge demolitions will close local roads under I-75 in Oakland County this weekend.

Crews will be closing both directions of 14 Mile and Long Lake roads under I-75 for bridge demolition on the two structures that carry northbound I-75 over the local roads.

Starting 10 p.m. Friday, both directions of 14 Mile Road will be closed under I-75. Posted detours use John R. Road, Stephenson Highway and Rochester Road in both directions. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, April 8.

Both directions of Long Lake Road will close under I-75 beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, Detours use Livernois, Big Beaver and Crooks roads in each direction. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

The $224 million I-75 modernization project involves rebuilding about 18 miles of pavement, replacing bridges, adding a HOV lane in each direction and bringing the freeway up to current design standards.

For more information on the project, click here.