Telegraph Rd From Grand River To 8 Mile Work Begins Mar 1, 2023

Detroit/Southfield, MI - Beginning 7 a.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2023 northbound US-24 (Telegraph Road) will be reduced to two lanes from M-5 (Grand River Avenue) to M-102 (8 Mile Road) for sewer work.

Drivers will see barrels begin on the northbound side near 6 Mile Road and the southbound side at 9 Mile Road. There has been ongoing utility work above and below ground over the past few months and will continue. 

Beginning 6 a.m., Saturday, March 4 through 3 p.m., Monday, March 6, northbound US-24 will have one lane open from M-5 to M-102 for sewer pipe to be laid underground.

From 3 p.m., Monday, March 6 through late June, northbound and southbound US-24 between M-5 and M-102 will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for median work. 

See: map of area

MDOT is investing $54 million to rebuild 1.4 miles of US-24 (Telegraph Road) between M-5 (Grand River Avenue) to north of M-102 (8 Mile Road). This two-year project includes the reconstruction of US-24, improving five bridges, drainage and watermain improvements, sidewalk ramp improvements that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), sign replacements, and traffic signal and lighting improvements from the M-5 (Grand River Avenue) intersection to the M-102 (8 Mile Road) area where a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) will be built to improve efficiency and enhance safety. The DDI will be rebuilt in 2024. 

For the most up to date lane closure information on this and all other MDOT projects on state roads (I, M and US routes), as well as 24/7 information about traffic incidents, drivers should always check Mi Drive at

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