Weekend Closure Of I-75 In Oakland Co For Traffic Shift

Madison Hts., MI - Weather permitting, I-75 will be closed in both directions between I-696 and the I-75 Business Loop (Square Lake Road) to remove the existing traffic shift.

Currently, both directions of I-75 share the southbound lanes between I-696 and 13 Mile Road. After the weekend, northbound I-75 will be on its normal alignment with two lanes open in each direction.

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The freeway closure will begin at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Prior to this closure, crews will start closing ramps at 7 p.m. All ramps to northbound I-75 will be closed from I-696 to 14 Mile Road. All ramps to southbound I-75 will be closed from M-59 to 11 Mile Road.

During the closure, northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured west on I-696 to northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue), then eastbound Square Lake Road back to northbound I-75. Entrance ramps to northbound I-75 will remain open from 14 Mile Road to Crooks Road/Corporate Drive for local traffic. Northbound I-75 will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7.

Southbound I-75 traffic will use westbound Square Lake Road to southbound M-1, then eastbound I-696 back to southbound I-75. One lane of southbound I-75 will reopen by 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Two lanes of southbound I-75, and all associated ramps, will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7.

Starting at 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, the two-lane southbound I-75 ramp to I-696 will have one lane closed until late February 2023. During the single-lane closure, access will be maintained to eastbound and westbound I-696.

By mid-November, crews will open three lanes of I-75 in both directions between M-102 (8 Mile Road) and M-59 and reopen the ramps from I-696 to northbound I-75.

Follow I-75 modernization progress on the web at www.Modernize75.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Modernize75 or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Modernize75.

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