Southeast Michigan Road Closures and Construction Updates

Get updates on some of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s ongoing construction projects in Metro Detroit.
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We’ve scoured The Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) construction and traffic information website and broke down some of the larger construction projects in metro Detroit and the surrounding area in this handy guide.

We’ll try to keep up updated weekly to help you with your travel plans, but before you head out, remember that construction in Michigan tends to be a lot like the weather — unpredictable.

Genesee

The right southbound shoulder of US-23 is closed from Baldwin Road to Thompson Road until April 28, and the eastbound and westbound shoulders of Vienna Road are closed at Seymour Road until June 1.

There’s also a single land closure in both directions of M-15 from Potter Road to Dodge Road until May 25.

Lapeer

There are several total closures in Lapeer. First, the eastbound Five Lakes Rest Area is closed until Nov. 30. In addition, the eastbound I-69 ramp to Lake Pleasant is closed until Sept. 7; the eastbound I-69 ramp to Wilder is closed until Sept 7; the southbound M-24 ramp to eastbound I-69 is closed until Sept. 7; the northbound M-24 ramp to eastbound I-69 is closed until Sept. 7; and both directions of the Wilder Road ramp to eastbound I-59 is closed until Sept. 7.

There’s also a left lane closure on westbound and eastbound I-69 from Newark Road to Lake Nepessing until Sept. 7.

Livingston

In Livingston, there’s a single-lane closure in both directions of Highland Road from Hartland Road to Tipsico Lake Road until April 24; a single-lane closure in both directions of Main St. from Elm Crest Road to Main St. until June 29; and a single-lane closure in both directions of Mason Road from Michigan Ave., to High Hillcrest Drive until April 29.

There’s also a shoulder closure on northbound US-23 from 8 Mile Road to Nine Mile Road.

Macomb

Drivers in Macomb County should be aware of several lane and road closures throughout the county including a left lane closure on westbound I-94 from County Line Road to M-19 until May 7; a left lane closure on eastbound I-94 from M-19 to County Line Road until May 7; a right lane closure on southbound M-3 from Toepfer Drive to M-102 until May 12; a single lane closure in both directions of M-3 from 11 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road until May 12; a right lane closure on northbound M-3 from Metro Parkway to Wellington Cres until April 28; a double right lane closure on southbound M-3 from Wellington Cres to 14 Mile Road until April 28; a double right lane closure on northbound M-3 from 14 Mile Road to Ulrich until April 28; a right lane closure in both directions of M-59 from Elizabeth Road to I-94.

The rest of of the construction projects in the county are on the shoulders. Those projects include left and right shoulder closings on the eastbound 18 and a Half Mile Road road ramp to northbound M-53 until April 28; left and right shoulder closings on the eastbound 21 Mile Road ramp to westbound I-94 until April 27; left and right shoulder closings on the westbound 21 Mile Road ramp to eastbound I-94 until April 26; left and right shoulder closings on the eastbound 21 Mile Road ramp to eastbound I-94 until April 26; left and right shoulder closings of the eastbound I-94 ramp to 21 Mile Road until April 26; left and right shoulder closings of the westbound I-94 ramp to M-59 until April 25; left and right shoulder closings of the eastbound I-94 ramp to westbound M-59 until April 25; left and right shoulder closings on the eastbound I-94 ramp to eastbound M-59 until April 24; left and tight shoulder closings of the southbound M-53 ramp to Van Dyke until April 28; left and right lane closings of the westbound M-59 ramp to westbound I-94; left and right shoulder closings on both the eastbound and westbound M-59 ramps to eastbound I-94 until April 25; left and right closings of the eastbound and westbound to eastbound I-94 until April 25; left and right shoulder closings on the eastbound M-59 ramp to eastbound I-94 until April 24; and a shoulder closure in both directions of M-35 from Smith St. to Graphite St. until Oct. 25.

Monroe

As of noon on April 24, MDOT is reporting only two construction updates for Monroe County. Those are a single-lane closure with lane shift in both directions of I-75 from Erie Road to Otter Creek Road until Nov. 1; a single-lane closure in both directions of I-75 at Nadeau Road until April 28; and a single lane closure on northbound US-23 from Cone to Crowe Road until May 2.

Oakland

Over in Oakland County, there are just under 20 road closures. Those closures are as follows: the eastbound and westbound 11 Mile ramps to southbound I-75 until Aug. 31; the eastbound and westbound 12 Mile ramps to southbound I-75 until Aug. 31; eastbound and westbound 12 Mile at I-75 until Aug. 31; the southbound Beck Road ramp to I-96 until Aug. 15; the eastbound I-696 ramp to northbound I-75 until May 1; the eastbound I-696 ramp to American Drive until Nov. 15; the southbound I-75 ramp to westbound I-696 until Aug. 31; the southbound I-75 ramp to 12 Mile Road until Aug. 31; the southbound I-75 ramp to 11 Mile Road until Aug. 31; the southbound I-75 ramp to eastbound I-696 until Aug. 31; the southbound I-75 Service Drive from 12 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road until Aug 31; the eastbound I-96 ramp to Beck Road until Aug. 15; the westbound M-5 ramp to westbound I-96 until Nov. 15; the northbound and southbound Novi Road ramps to eastbound I-96 until Aug. 15; the northbound Orchard Lake Road ramp to westbound I-696 until Nov. 15; the southbound Orchard Lake Road ramp to eastbound I-696 until Nov. 15; the southbound Wixom Road ramp to eastbound I-696 until Aug. 15; and southbound Woodward Ave. from Prospect St. to S. Blvd. E. until May 25.

On 14 Mile Road, there’s a single-lane closure westbound from Dequindre Road to Stephenson Hwy. until Aug. 11 and a single lane closure eastbound from Stephenson Hwy. to Dequindre Road until Aug. 11.

There’s also a right lane closure on westbound Grand River from Farmington Road to Shiawassee until April 28.

Over on I-969, expect a double-lane closure eastbound from I-275 to Lahser Road until Nov. 15; a left lane closure westbound from Lahser Road to US-24 until Nov. 15; a double-left-lane closure westbound from Telegraph Road to I-275 until Nov. 15; a left lane closure on the westbound I-696 ramp to westbound I-96 until Nov. 15; a left shoulder closure westbound from Dequindre to Greenfield Road until April 24; and a right lane shoulder eastbound from Greenfield Road to Dequindre Road until April 24;

Drivers on I-75 should be aware of a left lane closure northbound from Eight Mile Road to I-696 until Sept. 1; a right lane closure northbound from I696-Lincoln Ave. until April 28; a left should closure in both directions from M-59 to Square Lake Road until June 1; a right shoulder closure southbound from Wattles Road to Big Beaver Road until May 5; a right shoulder closure northbound at Big Beaver Road until May 5; a right shoulder closure southbound at Big Beaver until May 5; a single-lane closure of the southbound ramp to 14 Mile until Aug. 11; a double-right-lane closure northbound from Baldwin Road to Saginaw Road until April 24; a double-right-lane closure southbound from Saginaw Road to Baldwin Road until April 24; a double-lane closure southbound from 14 Mile Road to I-696 until Aug. 31; a double-lane closure northbound from I-696 to 14 Mile until Aug. 31; and a right shoulder closure northbound from Crooks Road to Square Lake Road until May 5.

There’s also a single-lane closure of the southbound I-75 Service Drive from Gardenia Ave. to I-696 until Aug. 31.

On I-96; there’s a left lane closure on the eastbound ramp to eastbound I-696 until Nov. 15; a left lane closure in both directions from I-275 to Kent Lake until Nov. 15; and a right shoulder closure of the southbound ramp to I-275 until April 25;

There’s also a left shoulder closure in both directions of Inkster Road at I-696 until April 28; a left lane closure on northbound M-10 from Lahser Road to I-696 until Nov. 15; a right lane closure of northbound M-10 from Lahser Road to I-696 until April 28; left lane closures in both directions of M-24 from Walton Blvd to Harmon St. until May 12; a right lane closure on westbound M-59 from the Woodward Loop to Telegraph Road until April 28; a right lane closure in both directions of M-59 from Williams Lake Road to Telegraph Road until April 28; and a right lane closure on eastbound M-59 from Pontiac Lake Road to Telegraph Road until April 24.

In addition, you’ll find a right shoulder closing in both directions of Rochester Road at both northbound and southbound I-75 until May 5.

On Woodward Ave. through Oakland County, drivers should expect a double-right-lane closure westbound from Perry to Cedar Chavez until May 5; a right lane closure southbound from South Blvd. to Square Lake Road until July 31; a right lane closure northbound from South Blvd. to the Woodward Loop until April 28; and a right lane closure northbound from MLK Blvd to Central Ave. until April 28.

There are also two projects that span from Oakland County into Wayne County. Those projects are a left lane closure on northbound I-75 from State Fair to M-102 until Aug. 7 and a double-left-lane closure on southbound US-24 from Nine Mile Road to M-5 until June 5.

Washtenaw 

In Washtenaw County, there’s a total closure of the northbound Huron St. ramp to westbound I-95 until May 5, a total closure of the Willis Road ramp to US-23 until June 25, and a total closure in both directions of Willis Road at US-23 until June 25.

There’s also a single-lane closure on southbound Huron St. at I-94 until May 5; a single-lane closure of eastbound I-94 from County Line to Freer Road until May 7; a single-lane closure of westbound I-94 from Freer Road to County Line until April 27; a single-lane closure in both directions of I-94 from Rawsonville Road to US-23 until April 28; a single-lane closure with lane shift in both directions of Liberty St. at I-94 until Aug. 31; a single-lane closure on westbound M-14 at Vorhies Road until April 25; a single-lane closure of northbound Main St. from Braun Court to Miller Road until April 28; a single-lane closure with lane shift on westbound Michigan Ave. from Carpenter Road to US-23 until May 5; a shoulder closing in both directions of US-23 from Ellsworth Road to Bemis Road until May 1; and a single-lane closure in both directions of US-23 from Stoney Creek Road to Ellsworth Lane until May 1.

Wayne

There is currently a lot of construction in Wayne County. There are total closures in the following areas: the eastbound Ann Arbor Road ramp to northbound I-275 until Dec. 1; both directions of Antoinette St. at Cass Ave. until Oct. 31; both directions of Brush St. at I-75 until April 27; southbound Cass Ave. from Antoinette St. to Palmer St. until Oct. 31; the northbound and southbound Clark St. ramp to southbound I-74 until Jan. 1, 2024; the northbound Dragoon St. ramp to northbound I-75 until Jan. 1, 2024; northbound Dragoon St. from M-85 to the southbound I-75 Service Drive until Dec. 2; both directions of Fullerton St. at I-96 until May 1; the northbound I-275 ramps to eastbound and westbound I-94 until June 17; northbound and southbound I-275 Metro Trail from US-12 to Van Born Road until June 1; the northbound I-75 ramp to Livernois Ave. until June 15, 2024; the northbound I-75 ramp to Dearborn St. until May 12; the northbound I-75 ramp to Clark St. until Jan 1, 2024; the southbound I-75 ramp to Livernois Ave. until Jan. 1, 2024; the northbound I-75 Service Drive from Junction St. to Rademacher St. until June 30; the northbound I-75 Service Drive from Dragoon St. to Campbell St. until Dec. 31; the southbound I-75 Service Drive from Clark St. to Dragoon St. until June 30; the northbound I-75 Service Drive from Dragoon St. to Clark St. until June 30; the eastbound I-94 ramp to John R. St. until June 6; the westbound I-94 ramp to northbound M-10 until June 6; the eastbound I-94 ramps to eastbound and westbound I-96 until April 27; the eastbound and westbound I-94 ramps to northbound I275 until June 17 (east) and June 24 (west); the eastbound I-94 ramp to M-5 until June 30; the westbound I-94 ramp to southbound M-10 until June 6; westbound I-96 at westbound I-96 until May 8; the westbound I-96 ramp to Newburgh Road until April 28; northbound and southbound John R. St. at I-75 until April 28; the southbound John R. St. ramp to westbound I-94 until June 6; the southbound Livernois Ave. ramp to southbound I-75 until June 15; 2024; southbound M-1 from Sproat St. to Henry St. until April 26; the southbound M-10 ramp to eastbound I-94 until June 6; the northbound M-10 ramp to eastbound I-94 until June 6; the southbound M-10 ramp to Elmhurst St. until June 1; the eastbound M-153 ramp to northbound I-275 until July 24; the northbound M-39 ramp to westbound US-12 until June 15; both directions of M-5 at Grand River until June 30; westbound M-5/Schaefer Hwy. ramp to eastbound I-96 until April 27; the westbound M-5 Grand River Ave./Linwood ramp to eastbound I-94 until June 30; both directions of Meyers Road at I-96 until May 1; the westbound US-12 ramp to northbound M-39 until June 15; the northbound US-24 ramp to eastbound I-96 until April 27; and both directions of Waterman St. from the southbound I-75 Service Drive to the northbound I-75 Service Drive until Dec. 2.

There’s also a right lane closure on eastbound 14th St. at US-12 until April May 5; a right lane closure on both directions of Antietam Ave. at M-3 until May 5; a right lane closure on both directions of Central St. at US-12 until May 5; a right lane closure on westbound Clark St. at US-12 until May 5; a right lane closure in both directions of Dearborn St. at M-85 until May 5; a left and right lane closures on northbound and southbound Evergreen at the westbound I-96 off ramp until May 5; a right lane closure on the southbound Evergreen Road ramp to westbound I-96 until May 5; a left lane closure of the southbound Greenfield ramp to westbound US-12 until June 15; and left and right lane closures on northbound and southbound Harper Ave. at M-102 until May 5.

On I-275, the right lane in both directions is closed from Ecorse Road to Eureka Road until April 28, a double-left-lane closure southbound from Five Mile Road to Northline Road until Dec. 1; and a left lane closure northbound from Eureka Road to Six Mile Road until Dec. 1.

Over on I-375, expect left and right shoulder closings in both directions from Madison to M-3 until June 1, along with a right lane closure in both directions from M-3 to Madison until May 26. There’s also a left and right shoulder closing southbound at Madison until May 1 and a right shoulder closing on the northbound ramp to southbound I-75 until April 28.

Drivers on I-75 should be aware of a right lane closure northbound from Springwells St. to Clark St. until Dec. 18; a left lane closure southbound from M-102 to State Fair until Aug. 7; and a double-right-lane closure southbound from Goddard Road to Allen Road until April 30;

There’s more construction on I-96 including a double-right-lane closure eastbound from US-24 to Outer Drive until April 27; a right shoulder closure on the eastbound ramp to M-8 until May 1; a right lane closure eastbound from Wyoming to Oakman Blvd. until April 28; and a right lane closure westbound at Levan Road until April 28.

There are also some projects on the I-96 Express, Local, and Service Drive. Those projects include: left and right shoulder closings on the westbound Express at Meyers Road until May 1; a left shoulder closing on the eastbound Express from Meyers Road to Fullerton St. until May 1; left and right shoulder closings on the westbound Express from M-8 to Schaefer Highway until June 1; left and right shoulder closings eastbound from Schaefer Highway to M-8 until June 1; a left lane closure on westbound Express from Davison to Meyers Road until May 1; a left lane closure on eastbound Express at Meyers Road until May 1; left and right lane closures in both directions of the Express from M-8 to Schaefer Highway until June 1. Plus, left and right shoulder closings on eastbound Local from M-8 to Schaefer Highway until June 1; left and right shoulder closings on the westbound Local at Meyers until May 1; left and right shoulder closings on the westbound Local from M-8 to Schaefer Highway until June 1; and left and right lane closures on the eastbound Local from Schaefer Highway to M-8, along with a left lane closure in both directions of the I-96 Service Drive at Meyers Road until May 1.

Find a right lane closure in both directions of Junction St. at US-12 until May 5, a shoulder closing on northbound Lakeside St. from The Strand St. to Riverbank Road until May 31, and a right lane closure in both directions of Lonyo St. at US-12 until May 5.

On M-102, expect left and right lane closures in both directions at Harper Ave. until May 5 along with a right lane closure eastbound from Wexford St. to Sunset St. until May 6. There’s also a left shoulder closing in both directions of M-14/I-96 at I-275 until May 8.

Over on M-3, find a right lane closure in both directions at Saint Aubin St. until May 5; a right lane closure in both directions at Saint Antoine St. until May 5; a right lane closure northbound at Antietam Ave. until May 5; a right lane closure northbound from Russell St. to I-94 until April 28; and a right lane closure southbound from I-94 to Russell St. until April 28.

On M-85, there’s left and right lane closures in both directions of M-85 from Woodmere St. to Dearborn St. until May 5; left and right lane closures in both directions from Lawndale St. to Harbaugh St. until May 5; a single-lane closure from West End St. to Green St. until May 5; a single-lane closure in both directions from Lawndale St. to Elsmere St. until May 5; and a right lane closure northbound at Outer Drive until May 19.

In addition, you’ll also find a left lane closure on the westbound M-8 ramp to westbound I-96 until May 15; a right lane closure northbound on the MacArthur Bridge and E. Grand Blvd. from Picnic Way to Jefferson Road until Sept. 30; a right lane closure on eastbound Mack Ave. at M-3 until April 28; a right lane closure in both directions of Martin St. at US-12 until May 5; a right lane closure on westbound Saint Antoine St. at M-3 until May 5; a right lane closure in both directions of Saint Aubin St. at M-3 until May 5; and a single-lane closure in both directions of Schoolcraft Road at I-275 until Nov. 30.

On US-12, expect a right lane closure in both directions at W. Grand Blvd, Weir St., and Yonyo St. until May 5; a right lane closure eastbound from I-94 to I-96 until April 28; a right lane closure in both directions at Central St., Martin St., and 14th St. until May 5; a double-left-lane closure in both directions from Greenfield to Oakwood Blvd. until June 15.

Over on US-24, there’s a left lane closure in both directions from Eureka Road to Northline Road until April 29; a double-left-lane closure northbound from Five Mile to Eight Mile Road until June 5; and a left lane closure in both directions from I-94 to US-12 until May 12.

Lastly, expect a right lane closure on northbound W. Grand Blvd. until May 5; a right lane closure of southbound Weir St. at US-12 until May 5; and a shoulder closing of eastbound M-115 from the southbound US-131 on ramp to the northbound US-131 off ramp until May 19.

For more information, including a complete list of construction in Michigan, visit mdotjboss.state.mi.us, and be sure to check out HourDetroit.com for even more community development news

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