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Traffic Alert: Weekend Road Work

DETROIT (WWJ) – Construction crews will be out in full force this weekend as the 2012 road work season only has a few weeks left.

The following projects were announced by MDOT. As always, some of this work may be postponed due to weather.

I-275:

In Wayne County, northbound and southbound I-275 will be reduced to a single lane between Plymouth and Ecorse roads from 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday for ongoing bridge work and paving.

In Wayne County, the eastbound Ann Arbor Road ramp to northbound I-275 will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday for repair work. The westbound Ann Arbor Road ramp to northbound I-275 will be open.

I-75:

In Oakland County, northbound I-75 will have two lanes closed from Grange Hall Road to Dixie Highway from 8 p.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday, and again from 9 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Sunday for paving.

In Oakland County, southbound I-75 will have two lanes closed from M-15 to Clintonville Road from 8 p.m. Friday until 4 p.m. Sunday for pavement repair.

I-696:

In Macomb County, the right lane of eastbound I-696 will be closed at Hoover Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday for sign work.

I-94:

In Wayne County, the westbound I-94 ramp to southbound I-275 will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday for ongoing bridge work. A detour will be posted.

In Detroit, eastbound and westbound I-94 will be reduced to a single lane between Michigan Avenue and M-10 from 5 a.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Sunday for ongoing bridge and road repair. In addition, the following ramps will be closed:

  • Eastbound I-94 to Northbound M-10
  • Eastbound and westbound I-96 to eastbound and westbound I-94
  • Northbound M-10 to westbound I-94 and southbound M-10 to eastbound I-94.

Detours will be posted for each ramp closure.

I-96:

In Oakland County, westbound I-96 will have alternating single and double lane closures at Milford Road from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday for ongoing bridge work.

M-10 (Lodge Freeway):

In Detroit, southbound M-10 exit to Larned Street will be closed from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday for Cobo Center renovation work.

In Oakland and Wayne counties, southbound M-10 from 10 Mile Road to Pembroke Avenue, and again from I-94 to I-75 will have a left lane closure from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday for freeway lighting inspections.

M-39:

In Wayne County, northbound and southbound M-39 will be reduced to a single lane under I-94 from 4 a.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Sunday for ongoing bridge work.

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 on the CBS Detroit Traffic Page.

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