(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan Department of Transportation contracting crews will be closing both directions of Big Beaver Road under I-75 to set bridge beams starting at 10 a.m. Monday, May 4.
The initial closure will remain in place until 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5. Another full closure will be needed 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
Currently, both directions of I-75 have two lanes open with all traffic using the northbound side of the freeway, separated by a temporary concrete barrier, between Adams and 13 Mile roads. During the beam setting operation, the temporary southbound I-75 exit will be closed at Big Beaver Road.READ MORE: MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance For Michigan Schools
During the closure, detours will be posted in each direction using Livernois, Maple, and Crooks roads. Upon reopening, both directions of Big Beaver Road will have one lane open in each direction under I-75. This configuration on Big Beaver Road will allow for interchange construction and bridge building operations until early summer.MORE NEWS: More Than 100 Michigan Schools Close Due To Copycat Threats After Oxford High Shooting