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DETROIT (WWJ) – Know before you go! It’s the weekend again which means road work crews will 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-94:

In Detroit, eastbound I-94 at Trumbull Street will have the right lane closed from 8 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday for bridge work.

In Macomb County, eastbound and westbound I-94, between I-696 and Masonic, will have one lane closed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday for wrap-up work. In addition, the eastbound I-696 ramp to eastbound I-94 will have a single lane closed. The 12 Mile Road entrance ramp to eastbound I-94, and the M-3 (Gratiot Ave.) entrance to westbound I-94 will be closed during the same time frame.

I-75:

In Detroit, northbound I-75 will have the two right lanes closed from Springwells Street to Vernor Highway, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, for sign installation. Expect intermittent closures of the ramp to the Ambassador Bridge. (The detour is Clark Street to northbound I-75 service drive to bridge.)

In Detroit, the southbound I-75 ramp to westbound I-96 will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for road work. The posted detour is southbound I-75 to Livernois Avenue to northbound I-75 to westbound I-96.

In Oakland County, northbound I-75, from 14 Mile Road to Big Beaver Road, will have two left lanes closed from 10 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday for pavement repair.

In Oakland County, northbound and southbound I-75 will have moving lane closures at University Drive from 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday for bridge work.

M-39 (Southfield Freeway):

In Detroit, northbound M-39, from Ford to McNichols roads will have a moving double lane closure from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday for pavement repair.

I-96:

In Detroit, eastbound I-96 from Warren Avenue to Vernor Highway will have the two right lanes closed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, for sign work.

In Detroit, eastbound and westbound I-96, between West Grand Boulevard and Davison Avenue, will have a moving double lane closure from 7:30 am to 5 p.m. Saturday for pavement repair.

M-1 (Woodward Avenue):

In Detroit, northbound and southbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue) will close between Mack Avenue and Adams Road from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for a parade. The detour is Mack Avenue to southbound I-75 to southbound I-375 into downtown.

US-24 (Telegraph Road):

In Oakland County, southbound Telegraph, north of Long Lake Road, will have the right lane closed from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday, for utility work.

M-59:

In Oakland County, eastbound M-59 will have a single lane closed from Williams Lake to Pontiac Lake roads from 12 a.m. Saturday until 9 a.m. Sunday for pavement repair.

Beginning the week of Monday, Nov. 11:

I-96:

In Detroit, eastbound I-96, east of Schaefer Highway, will have the right lane closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for sign work.

M-85 (Fort Street):

In Wayne County, north and southbound M-85, between Champaign Road and Goddard Road, will have a right lane closure from 12 a.m. Monday to 12 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22 for road 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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