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Southbound I-275 between 5 Mile, I-96/I-696 reopening this weekend; Northbound to close Tuesday

Posted: 8:14 PM, Jun 30, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-01 10:26:29Z

A major construction headache for drivers in Wayne and Oakland counties is expected to come to an end this weekend.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, southbound I-275 will likely reopen this weekend between 5 Mile and the I-96/I-696/M-5 interchange.

The freeway has been closed since May for the Revive I-275 project.

Another major headache will begin on Tuesday though as MDOT says northbound I-275 between the I-96/M-14 interchange and the I-696/I-96/M-5 interchange at 10 a.m. on July 5. That is also part of the Revive I-275 project.

For a map of the detours and up-to-date closure information, visit revive275.com or michigan.gov/drive .