MDOT Halts Most Work for Memorial Day Weekend

Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Michigan West Michigan SW Michigan Central Michigan Central Michigan Metro Detroit South Michigan Northern Lower Michigan To help make holiday travel more convenient, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on two-thirds of its road projects to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers.

Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, May 22, and continuing until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 100 of 147 projects statewide will have lane restrictions removed. While construction zones may be closed for the weekend, motorists are advised that equipment and temporary traffic configurations, like minor shifts, may remain in place, requiring motorists to adjust their speed and pay attention.

Motorists also are encouraged to regularly check MDOT's popular Mi Drive traffic Web site for traffic incident alerts, live traffic Web cams, and additional construction information.

The following is a list of work zones that will remain active, or have restrictions, during the Memorial Day weekend. If necessary, detour routes will be posted at the project location.

Traffic restriction information is subject to change. Check  www.michigan.gov/drive for current information.



Upper Peninsula 

- I-75 near Kincheloe, Chippewa County, is closed and will have a posted detour between South Gaines Highway (Exit 379) and M-28 (Exit 386).

- M-35 near Menominee, Menominee County, will have one lane open with a temporary signal in place at Bis Creek.

- US-2 in Ironwood, Gogebic County, will have westbound lanes closed with a detour posted.

- US-2 in Crystal Falls, Iron County, will have eastbound lanes closed with a detour posted.

- US-41/M-26, Houghton County, will have one lane closed in each direction on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge.

- US-41/M-28 in Marquette, Marquette County, will have one lane closed in each direction.


Northern Lower Peninsula 

- M-55, Wexford County, will have no loads more than 11-feet-wide permitted.

- US-31 in Petoskey, Emmet County, will have a traffic shift between Camp Daggett and Eppler roads; eastbound US-31 traffic will be detoured on Eppler Road, Sheridan Road and US-131.

- US-31, Grand Traverse County, will have one lane open in each direction in East Bay Township, between Acme and Traverse City.

- US-131, Osceola County, will have no overwidth/oversized loads permitted.

For more information, contact James Lake, North Region Communications Representative, at 906-250-0993.


West Michigan 

- M-11/Remembrance Road intersection, Kent County, has the north and east legs closed with traffic detoured on 3 Mile Road, Kinney Avenue and Leonard Street. The west and south legs of the intersection will have one lane open in each direction.

For more information, contact John Richard, Grand Region Communications Representative, at 616-262-1565.


Southwest Michigan 

- 15 1/2 Mile Road in Marshall, Calhoun County, will have one lane open over I‐69 with temporary traffic signals.

- Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, will have one lane open in each direction over I‐94. All ramps are closed; all lanes of I-94 will be open.

- I-94 in St. Joseph, Berrien County, will have two lanes open in each direction between M-63 and M-139.

- I-94 Business Loop (Stadium Drive) in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, will have one lane open in each direction over US-131. All lanes of US-131 will be open.

- M-60 in the village of Mendon, St. Joseph County, will have one eastbound lane open. Westbound M-60 through the village is detoured.

- M-139 in Niles, Cass County, is closed over the St. Joseph River. A detour is posted between Wayne Street and Grant Street.

- US-31 in Holland, Allegan County, will have one southbound lane closed over Washington Avenue. Washington Avenue will be closed under US-31.

For more information, contact Nick Schirripa, Southwest Region Communications Representative, at 269-208-7829.


Central Michigan and Thumb 

- Averill Avenue, Genesee County, will have lane closures at I-69.

- Blacks Corners Road, Lapeer County, will have the bridge over I-69 closed with local traffic detoured. I-69 will remain open.

- Center Road, Genesee County, will have lane closures at I-69.

- I-69, Genesee County, will have one lane closed in each direction from Dort Highway to Center Road.

- I-75/US-10 interchange, Bay County, will have the northbound I-75 ramp to westbound US-10 closed with traffic detoured on Wilder Road, southbound I-75 and westbound US-10. The westbound US-10 ramp to southbound I-75 will be closed with traffic detoured on Mackinaw Road, eastbound US-10 and southbound I-75. US-10 will have one lane open in each direction at I-75.

- M-15, Genesee County, will have one lane open in each direction between Davison Road and Colonial Boulevard.

- M-15 in Vassar, Tuscola County, will have one lane of alternating traffic on the bridge over the Cass River with temporary signals.

- M-24 in Lapeer, Genesee County, will have one lane open in each direction from Demille Boulevard to Nepessing Street.

- M-30, Midland County, will have one lane open at US-10, under a temporary traffic signal. The westbound on and off ramps at US-10 are closed.

- M-54, Genesee County, will have lane closures at I-69.

- M-54/M-83 in Birch Run, Saginaw County, will have one lane open in each direction at I-75 with a center left-turn lane.

For more information, contact James Lake, acting Bay Region Communications Representative, at 906-250-0993.


South Mid-Michigan 

- I-94 Business Loop in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, will have westbound lanes closed between Maple Road and Main Street and traffic detoured; one eastbound lane will be open.

- M-125 in Monroe, Monroe County, will have one lane open in each direction between Jones Avenue and US-24 (Telegraph Road).

For more information, contact Kari Arend, University Region Communications Representative, at 517-206-1609.


Metro Detroit Region 

Wayne County

- I-94 will have the eastbound ramp to northbound I-75 closed for bridge work.

- M-1 Rail work in downtown Detroit continues, with lane and shoulder closures in each direction on:

      - M-1 (Woodward Avenue)

      - I-75

      - I-94

- M-8 will have the eastbound ramp to southbound I-75 closed. Oakland Avenue will remain closed over M-8.

- M-10 will have one lane open on the southbound service drive near Meyers and McNichols roads.

- M-85 is closed across the Rouge River.

- M-85 will have three lanes closed between Clark Avenue and Rosa Parks Boulevard.

- US-24 (Telegraph Road), Wayne County, will have a single-lane closure near Vreeland Road.

Macomb County

- M-53 has one lane open in each direction from 14 Mile Road to 18 Mile Road.

St. Clair County

- The Adair Rest Area on eastbound I-94 will be closed.

- Lapeer Road will have one lane open in each direction under I-69/I-94.

- Michigan Road will be closed over I-69/I-94 with a detour posted.

- I-69 has one lane open in each direction from M-19 to Taylor Road.

- I-69 Business Loop will have westbound lanes closed from 32nd Street to I-94 with a detour posted.

- I-94 will have eastbound single-lane closures from Range Road to Lapeer Road.

- I-94 will have westbound single-lane closures from Lapeer Road to Griswold Road.

For more information, contact Diane Cross, Metro Region Communications Representative, at 248-752-0336.

 

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