Summer’s not over yes, and either is the roadwork. In Livonia and Redford Township, we’ll once again lose a section of freeway for the weekend. Eastbound I-96 is scheduled to be shut down between I-275 and Telegraph Road beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. The freeway will open before rush hour Monday.
The drive on the east side along I-94 will be no picnic this weekend, either. We are in for weekend tie ups between Harper Woods and Roseville. Both directions of I-94 are scheduled to be reduced to one lane between 8 Mile Rd. and I-69, through Monday morning. To avoid the backups plan to exit at 8 mile on the EB side, 12 Mile from WB – and use Gratiot, Little Mack or Harper. The EB I-696 ramp to EB I-94 is scheduled to be shut down until late October.
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Complete Weekend Roadwork Details:
In Wayne County, eastbound I-96 between I-275 and Telegraph will be closed for bridge warranty work. The closure is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and end by 5 a.m. on Monday. A detour will be posted.
In Detroit, the left lane of eastbound I-96 will be closed at Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for light pole repair beginning at 7 a.m. and ending by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
In Macomb County, beginning at 9 p.m. tonight and ending by 5 a.m. on Friday, the westbound I-94 ramp to westbound I-696 will be closed for ongoing construction. Traffic will be directed to exit westbound I-94 at 12 Mile Road, to southbound Gratiot, back to westbound I-696.
In Macomb County, beginning at 5 a.m. on Friday and ending by 5 a.m. on Monday, the westbound 23 Mile Road entrance ramp to eastbound I-94 will be closed for pavement repairs. A detour will be posted.
In Macomb County, beginning at 5 a.m. on Saturday and ending by 5 a.m. on Monday, eastbound and westbound I-94 between 8 Mile and 11 Mile roads will have two lanes closed for resurfacing work.
In Macomb County, scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. on Monday 8/23 and ending by 5 a.m. on Wednesday, 8/25, the westbound I-696 exit to Dequindre Road will be closed for pavement repairs. A detour will be posted.
In Oakland County, northbound M-24 will have a single lane closure from Helen Street to Metamora Road for pavement repair beginning at 9 p.m. on Saturday and ending by 10 a.m. on Sunday.
M-3 (Gratiot Avenue):
In Macomb County, southbound M-3 will have a double left lane closure from Cass to Sunnyview streets for resurfacing work. The lane closures begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and will end by 5 a.m. on Monday.
M-8 (Davison Avenue):
In Detroit, pavement repair will result in a double lane closure on eastbound and westbound M-8, between I-96 and Livernois, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday and ending by 5 a.m. on Monday.
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