Not 1 but 2 Freeways to CLOSE this Weekend!

Local 4 Traffic Blog by: Lauren Podell

WEEKEND CONSTRUCTION

I-96

In Detroit:

Eastbound and westbound I-96 will be closed between Schaefer Road and Livernois Ave. for bridge demolition. The full closure will begin at 9 p.m. on Friday and be removed by 5 a.m. on Monday. During the full closure, all eastbound and westbound traffic will be directed to Grand River Avenue. Crews will be demolishing the Elmhurst Road and Oakman Blvd overpasses.

M-10 (Lodge Freeway)

At the Detroit/Southfield border:

Northbound and southbound Lodge will be closed under 8 Mile Road for ongoing bridge work. The full closure begins at 6 a.m. on Saturday and will end by 5 a.m. on Monday. During the full closure, traffic will be routed up the 8 Mile exit ramp and down the 8 Mile entrance ramp for each direction.

I-696

In Oakland County:

  • Bridge work will result in closing the two left lanes of westbound I-696 from M-1 (Woodward Ave) to Evergreen Road. The double lane closure begins at 5 a.m. on Saturday and will end by 5 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Bridge work will result in closing the two left lanes of eastbound I-696 from Franklin to Greenfield roads beginning at 5 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

I-275

In Wayne County:

Bridge repair will reduce northbound I-275 to a single lane at US-12 (Michigan Ave) beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday and ending by 5 a.m. on Monday. In conjunction, the ramp from eastbound Michigan Ave to northbound I-275 will be closed during the same time frame.

I-94/M-39 (Southfield Freeway)

In Wayne County:

The following lane restrictions are needed for detailed bridge inspections at the I-94/M-39 interchange in Allen Park. The work is weather permitting.

  • Friday, Dec. 4, the left lane will be closed on the existing two lane ramp from northbound M-39 to westbound I-94 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 5, the left lane of northbound M-39 will be closed at I-94 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 6, the right lane of northbound M-39 will be closed at I-94 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 7, alternating right and left lane closures on the existing two lane ramp from eastbound I-94 to northbound M-39 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The following permits have been issued for Holiday Parades this weekend:

Are you ready for this?

M-24:

  • In Oakland County, M-24 will be closed between Broadway and 1st Street from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

M-150 (Rochester Road):

  • In Oakland County, M-150 will be closed between Avon and Tienken roads from Noon until 5 p.m Sunday

M-59:

  • In Oakland County, eastbound and westbound M-59 will be closed between Saginaw Street and Dwight/Cherokee streets for Pontiac’s holiday parade. The closure will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday

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