By Sara Powers

(CBS DETROIT) – Northbound I-75 from I-696 to 12 Mile Road will be closed in Madison Heights until Aug. 4.

MDOT says crews are repairing voids that were discovered on Friday, July 30.

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“The voids appeared when crews were mining for a drainage tunnel under the northbound service drive near 11 ½ Mile Road,” said MDOT officials in a news release. “The operation affected the pavement and of the northbound lanes and the service drive. This section of northbound I-75 will be rebuilt in 2022 as part of the modernization project.”

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The northbound lanes will reopen in the afternoon on Aug. 4.

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