One person was critically injured in a crash that shut down M-39, the Southfield Freeway, late Wednesday morning.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that a continuous left-lane closure on eastbound and westbound I-94 near M-39 (Southfield Freeway) will start Saturday, June 23.
After being shutdown for more than a day, the northbound and southbound lanes of the Southfield Freeway, M-39, reopened Wednesday night.
The Southfield Freeway is back up and running. This will be the first week day it’s open since a major reconstruction project that got underway in May.
Good news if you take the Southfield Freeway. Along with its imminent reopening, commuters will have more room to move very soon.
The Southfield Freeway is expected to reopen to traffic a couple of weeks ahead of schedule; mid-October instead of the end of the month, closer to Halloween.
If you think taking the service drives through the Southfield Freeway construction zone is challenging, try living there. WWJ’s Ron Dewey spoke to some of those residents on Detroit’s west side.
MDOT is closing down even more of the Southfield Freeway. Starting Wednesday, the freeway closure will extend further south into Dearborn and Allen Park.
The complete closure of the Southfield Freeway from I-96 to Ford road has been delayed until next weekend.
Northbound and southbound Southfield Freeway is now fully closed between M-10 Lodge Freeway and M-5 Grand River Ave. The 14-mile-long road will remain closed until October.