MDOT will close M-39 Southfield Freeway this weekend so that crews can safely demolish the Joy Road overpass above M-39.
The M-39 Southfield Freeway renovation project will begin on Saturday, May 14. The project will completely close the freeway between Grand River Ave. and M-10.
Two adults and two children – believed to be under 10 years old – were in a Ford Explorer SUV that rolled over on the southbound Southfield freeway.
Construction barrels are being deployed for a major project that’ll affect thousands and thousands of people every day.
Major traffic backups are expected on the Southfield freeway, beginning next Monday.
One suspect is dead and another is still at large following a police chase in Dearborn.
Portions of I-696 and the Southfield freeway will be shut down this weekend.
During the first three weekends in March, both directions of Southfield Freeway will be closed in order to safely demolish overpasses.
Among the major projects getting underway this week: I-696 in Warren, I-94 in Port Huron and M-39 in Southfield and Detroit.