Southbound Lodge Freeway Closed In Detroit This Weekend

June 05, 2019 - 11:52 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Heads up, Detroit drivers. There's another big freeway closure coming this weekend.

Starting at 10 p.m. Friday, June 7 and ending by 5 a.m. Monday, June 10, southbound M-10, the Lodge Freeway, will be closed at I-94 in Detroit. MDOT says the closure is necessary to allow crews to demolish the failing barrier wall on the ramp and the portions of the flyover ramp that span over southbound M-10.

To get around it: Southbound M-10 through-traffic will be advised to use eastbound M-8 (the Davison Freeway) then southbound I-75 back to southbound M-10. One lane will be open for local traffic to access the Pallister Avenue and West Grand Boulevard exits off southbound M-10. During the closure, traffic will be able to exit onto either eastbound or westbound I-94 but will not be allowed south of those ramps. The eastbound and westbound I-94 ramps to southbound M-10 will remain open.

Then, starting Monday, June 10, intermittent single and double-lane closures will be set up on both directions of I-94 between M-10 and Warren Avenue during the overnight hours. The lane closures will be in place starting at 9 p.m. and ending by 5 a.m. the following mornings. These nightly lane closures are expected to occur until early July.

Eastbound I-94 traffic heading for northbound M-10 is detoured to northbound I-75 then westbound M-8 (Davison Freeway) back to northbound M-10. 

Driver should note the eastbound I-94 ramp to northbound M-10 is expected to remain closed until Labor Day.

To see what else will be under construction in metro Detroit this weekend, check out the MiDrive interactive map at this link (and click on the traffic cone, top left). 

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