I-75 Closed This Weekend For Another Bridge Demolition

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March 06, 2020 - 8:35 am
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HAZEL PARK (WWJ) - Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 through Hazel Park will be closed this weekend for another bridge demolition and an upcoming traffic shift.

Beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, March 6, northbound and southbound I-75 will be closed between 8 Mile and Square Lake roads. The closure is needed to demolish the John R. Road bridge and the turnaround structures for John R and 9 Mile Road.

MDOT says crews will begin closing entrance ramps at 9 p.m., with freeway lane closures starting at 10 p.m. 

During the closure, both directions of I-75 traffic will be detoured using 8 Mile Road, M-1 (Woodward Avenue), and Square Lake Road.

By 5 a.m. Monday, March 9, two lanes of the freeway will reopen in each direction between Adams Road and 8 Mile Road. 

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