Traffic Alert: Weekend Road Work

DETROIT (WWJ) – Know before you go! It’s the weekend again, and road work crews are expected to be out in full force across metro Detroit.

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


In Macomb County, westbound I-94 will have a single lane open from Masonic Boulevard to 10 Mile Road from 6 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday for ongoing work.

In Detroit, eastbound I-94 will be closed at M-53 (Van Dyke Avenue) for ongoing bridge replacement. The full closure is on Saturday from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. The posted detour uses the I-94 exit and entrance ramps at Van Dyke.

In Detroit, westbound I-94 at the Rohns Pedestrian Overpass (near Gratiot Avenue) will be reduced to a single right-lane on Friday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for bridge maintenance.


In Detroit, the right lane of the eastbound I-96 express lanes and the left lane of the eastbound local lanes will be closed from Meyers to Davison from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday for lighting work.


In Detroit, the ongoing resurfacing project between I-94 and 7 Mile Road will have the following restrictions scheduled:

• Two left lanes on southbound I-75 will be closed from Holbrook Avenue to I-94 from 9 p.m. Thursday until 5 a.m. Friday

• Two left lanes on northbound I-75 will be closed from I-94 to Holbrook Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Saturday, and again from 9 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Sunday

• Two left lanes on northbound I-75 will be closed from Holbrook Avenue to the Davison Freeway from 9 p.m. Sunday until 5 a.m. Monday

In Oakland County, southbound I-75 will have a single lane closure from Coolidge to Crooks Road from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday for bridge maintenance. The southbound I-75 exit ramp to Crooks Road will be closed during the same time frame.

In Wayne County, ramp reconstruction at the I-75/Eureka Road interchange will have the following restrictions scheduled from 5 a.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Sunday:

• Eastbound and westbound Eureka Road entrance ramps to southbound I-75 will be closed

• Northbound I-75 exit ramp to Eureka Road will be closed

• The two right lanes will be closed on eastbound Eureka Road from Racho Road to I-75


In Oakland County, southbound I-275 will have a single-lane closure from 10 Mile Road to 8 Mile Road from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday for maintenance.

US-24 (Telegraph Road):

In Oakland County, northbound and southbound Telegraph Road between 8 and 10 Mile Roads will have two lanes closed 9 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday, and between 10 and 12 Mile Roads 9 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday.

M-85 (Fort Street)

In Wayne County, both directions of M-85 (Fort Street) between Cloverlawn Avenue and Southfield Road will have two lanes closed beginning Saturday at 7 a.m. and ending in early August for pavement repair.

M-53 (Van Dyke Avenue):

In Macomb County, eastbound and westbound 23 Mile at M-53 (Van Dyke Avenue) will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 10 p.m. Sunday for ongoing bridge work.

Beginning the week of Monday, July 29th:


In Oakland County, the existing two-lane northbound and southbound I-75 exit ramps to Crooks Road will have single lane closures beginning Monday at 9 a.m. and ending in mid-August. This is for the Crooks Road repair being overseen by the local road agency.

US-24 (Telegraph Road):

In Wayne County, southbound US-24 (Telegraph Road) will have two lanes closed at West Chicago Road daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for utility inspection.

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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