Traffic on Woodward Avenue over I-94 in Detroit has been reduced to three lanes as construction continues on the M-1 rail project.
I-94 will be closed between I-75 and M-10, beginning Friday night.
Motorists were urged to avoid the area.
Police say the man prompted a high-speed chase after stabbing his ex-girlfriend in the chest.
The woman was able to get out of her car and sat on the roof until first responders arrived on the scene.
The driver was airlifted to the University of Michigan Medical Center — in critical condition — after he was trapped in the truck’s cab.
Company officials said the mall, which has a planned opening in 2016, will have shaded pedestrian concourses and architecture “inspired by the unique character of Detroit and southeast Michigan.”
Officials were forced to close a popular section of I-94 after a vehicle rolled over just as the morning rush hour was getting underway.
Authorities have charged a Detroit woman and her boyfriend whose argument apparently prompted an alcohol-fueled, high-speed chase and crash on I-94 that killed four people last year.
I-94 was shut down for nearly four hours hours after a garbage truck smashed into another vehicle on I-94 in Harper Woods.