Construction Project Along I-94 Resumes

DETROIT (WWJ) – Before you begin your morning commute, you should know that  a two-year, ten-million dollar road project, gets back on track Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950’s Gary Lundy reports that the project includes the repair of seven bridges along I-94, in western Wayne County.

The work will focus on the eastbound and westbound I-94 bridges over I-275 in Romulus. Crews will resurface the road, install new barrier walls, and also make structural repairs.

Starting Monday, crews will close one lane of northbound and southbound I-275 under I-94 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for one week to install temporary barrier wall on the shoulder. After the barrier wall is in place, all lanes of I-275 will remain open during peak travel times.

Afterwards, crews will begin installing the I-94 traffic shift. Initially, two lanes of eastbound I-94 traffic will be sharing the westbound bridge; one lane of eastbound I-94 will be shifted right to access the ramps at the I-275 interchange.

By mid-April, traffic will be shifted on I-94 to maintain three lanes in each direction during peak travel times. During off-peak hours, additional lanes may be closed to accelerate repair.

The work is expected to wrap up in September.

Click on to  MDOT here.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Check for recent traffic incidents now by visiting our Traffic Page.

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