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See all of MDOT's metro Detroit construction projects for 2017

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Posted at 11:41 AM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 14:49:44-05

Nothing puts a damper on summer plans quite like getting stuck in a construction traffic jam.

But, the Michigan Department of Transportation has released a map of construction zones to help you figure out the perfect route while you're on the road this year. Here are metro Detroit's planned construction areas.

  • US-131, June-September: Upgrade lighting from M-11 (28th Street) to I-96. Off-peak lane closures.
  • I-196, January 2017-October 2019: Widen westbound bridge over the Grand River near US-131. Lane and ramp closures.
  • M-44 (East Beltline Avenue), September-November: Resurface 2.8 miles from I-96 to 3 Mile Road. Nightly lane closures.
  • M-21 (Fulton Street), July-September: Repair concrete joints from M-37 (East Beltline Avenue) to I-96. Lane closures with a detour.
  • M-6, June-November: Repair and rebuild 3 miles from Jackson Street east to Wilson Avenue. Close and detoured.
  • US-131, May-August: Concrete joint work 11.7 miles from 76th Street to 44th Street, and from North Park Street to 10 Mile Road. Nightly lane closures.

Check out the 2017 construction highlights below: 

MDOT map by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd