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.