EB I-96 express to close through weekend for resurfacing

Posted at 4:11 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 16:11:25-04

Eastbound I-96 express lanes will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 as part of a resurfacing project in Detroit. 

According to a media release from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the eastbound I-96 lanes will be closed from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to M-8 (Davison Avenue), and will reopen to traffic at 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 27.

The closure is a part of MDOT"S $9 million investment to repair five miles of I-96 local and express lanes. 

Crews will be milling and resurfacing with asphalt, doing concrete pavement repairs, joint repairs and pavement markings between Grand River Avenue and I-94. 

View the project map for this construction project here