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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.

I-696:

In Oakland County, the eastbound and westbound I-696 exit ramps from Bermuda to Coolidge will be closed from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Friday and from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday due to the Woodward Dream Cruise.

In Macomb County, the eastbound I-696 ramp to eastbound I-94 will have a left lane closed 6 a.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for ongoing I-94 resurfacing.

I-94:

In Detroit, westbound I-94 will be closed from I-96 to Warren beginning Saturday at 12 a.m. and ending on Sunday by 9 p.m. for bridge beam installation at West Grand Boulevard. All entrance and exit ramps within this closure will be closed during the same time frame. During the closure, westbound I-94 traffic will be detoured using westbound I-96 then southbound M-39 to westbound I-94.

In Detroit, eastbound I-94 will be closed from US-12(Michigan Avenue) to I-96 beginning Friday at 8 p.m. and ending on Saturday by 12 p.m. for bridge beam installation at West Grand Blvd. All entrance and exit ramps within this closure will be closed during the same time frame. During the closure, eastbound I-94 traffic will be detoured using northbound M-39, then eastbound I-96 to eastbound I-94.

In Macomb County, westbound I-94 from Masonic Boulevard to 11 Mile Road will have two lanes closed and eastbound I-94 from 11 Mile Road to Masonic Boulevard will have one lane closed on Friday 10 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m. for resurfacing. The exit and entrance ramps to 12 Mile from I-94 will also be closed during the same time.

I-75:

In Detroit, southbound I-75 from 7 Mile Road to I-94 will have two lanes closed Friday through Sunday, nightly from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. for ongoing resurfacing.

Friday night the eastbound and westbound M-8 ramps to SB I-75 will be closed 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday. The EB and WB I-94 ramps to SB I-75 will be closed at 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday morning.

I-96:

In Detroit, the eastbound and westbound I-96 ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed for bridge work on westbound I-94 Saturday from 12 a.m. to Sunday 9 p.m.

M-1 (Woodward Avenue):

In Oakland County, southbound Woodward Avenue between Normandy and 13 Mile will be closed beginning Saturday at 7 a.m. until Saturday at 9 a.m. for the 2nd Annual Cruise ‘n Shoes Walk/Run.

Beginning the week of Monday, August 19th:

I-696:

In Macomb and Oakland County, westbound I -696 from Mound Road to Woodward Avenue three lanes will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for construction.

I-75:

In Detroit, nightly resurfacing work will continue with two lanes closed nightly on southbound I-75 from 7 Mile Road to I-94 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning

M-5 (Grand River):

In Oakland County, eastbound and westbound Grand River between 8 Mile Road and Purdue Street will have a left lane closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility 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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