SOUTHGATE (WWJ) – The long-awaited reconstruction of the I-75 ramps at the interchanges with Northline and Allen roads will begin next week, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
The ramp reconstruction will be completed in stages in order to avoid conflicts with traffic entering and exiting the freeway.
Scheduled to begin on Monday, April 25, contracting crews will close the Northline Road entrance ramp to northbound I-75, and the southbound I-75 exit to Northline Road.
Both ramps are scheduled to reopen in early June. The detour for the ramp closures includes Dix-Toledo Road.
In addition to the ramp closures, the right lane of westbound Northline Road will be closed until early June. During off-peak hours, an additional lane may be closed as needed.
After the ramps at Northline Road are completed, crews will close the northbound I-75 exit to Allen Road, and the entrance ramp from Allen Road to southbound I-75.
The posted detour for the ramp closures includes Eureka Road. During this phase of construction, there will be a single-lane closure on Allen Road. The Allen Road ramps are expected to reopen in late July.
During both phases of the project, single-lane closures on northbound and southbound I-75 may be necessary.
Work on this $2 million construction project is expected to be completed in September this year.
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