I-75 In Oakland County To Close Weekend Of July 24 - 27, 2020

Lansing, MI - Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will be demolishing the Orchard Avenue pedestrian bridge over I-75 in Hazel Park and performing road work this weekend.

This will require closing northbound and southbound I-75 between M-102 (Eight Mile Road) and the I-75 Business Loop (Square Lake Road) beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, July 24. Both directions of I-75 are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, July 27.

Fast facts:

  • Bridge and road work require closing I-75 between M-102 (Eight Mile Road) and I-75 Business Loop (Square Lake Road) this weekend.
  • During the closure, all traffic will be detoured to M-1 (Woodward Avenue).
  • The freeway closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, July 24, and ends by 5 a.m. Monday, July 27.

During this closure, northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured via westbound M-102 (Eight Mile Road), northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue), and eastbound Square Lake Road back to northbound I-75. All northbound entrance ramps to I-75 from M-8 (Davison Freeway) to Adams Road will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Friday and will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

Southbound I-75 traffic will be detoured via westbound Square Lake Road, southbound M-1, and eastbound M-102 back to southbound I-75. All entrance ramps to southbound I-75 from M-59 to Nine Mile Road will be closed starting at 9 p.m. Friday and will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

I-75 ramps that are already closed due to the current construction configuration will remain closed after the freeway reopens.

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