WB I-94 In Metro Detroit Closed For Bridge And Roadwork Sept 18 - 21

Detroit, MI - Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will be setting bridge beams on the East Grand Boulevard overpass and continue road resurfacing that will require closing westbound I-94 from I-696 to I-75 this weekend.

The closure will start at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. All lanes of westbound I-94 are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21.

Fast facts:

  • MDOT is replacing the East Grand Boulevard overpass above I-94.
  • Work to set new bridge beams and ongoing road resurfacing will require closing westbound I-94 from I-696 to  I-75.
  • The closure begins at 8 p.m. Friday and ends by 5 a.m. Monday.

See map of westbound I-94 from I-696 to I-75

During this closure, westbound I-94 traffic will be detoured via westbound I-696, southbound M-3 (Gratiot Avenue), westbound Gratiot connector and northbound I-75 back to westbound I-94. All entrance ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed starting at 7 p.m. from I-696/11 Mile Road to Chene Street and will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

Elsewhere in Detroit, eastbound I-94 will have only one lane open from Trumbull Street to I-75 for ongoing work at the Second Avenue bridge. The left lane of eastbound I-94 will remain closed from I-75 to East Grand Boulevard. The lane closures will start at 8 p.m. Friday and end by 5 a.m. Monday.