DETROIT (WWJ) – If you travel the Southfield Freeway as part of your daily routine, you may need to pack a little extra patience beginning Monday.

As WWJ’s Marty Buffalini tells us, a major construction project gets under way.

Here’s what you can expect as the  long-awaited, much dreaded, but much-needed construction starts Monday: 

  • Freeway closures along on Southfield between Ford Road and I-96. Just one lane will be open in both directions (around the clock) until Autumn.   
  • Southfield Fwy. -the northbound ramp to Plymouth Rd. in both directions will be closed down.
  • The Southfield Fwy. service drive (northbound and southbound) at 8 Mile Rd. in both direction is closed down .
  • The Southfield Fwy. -southbound ramp -to 8 Mile Rd. east and westbound closed until end of October.
  • The Southfield Fwy. -northbound ramp to McNichols in both directions is closed until May 15.

For more on the closure click on here.
Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest in traffic and weather on the 8s.


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