Bridge demolition requires full weekend closure of I-94 in Detroit

Contact: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications
248-483-5107
Agency: Transportation

March 12, 2018 -- Weather permitting, contracting crews will be demolishing a portion of the M-3 (Gratiot Avenue) and the entire Chene Street overpasses starting at 9 p.m. Friday, March 16. The demolition will require closing I-94 between Conner Avenue and I-75 for the weekend. All lanes of the freeway are expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, March 19.

During this closure, westbound through-traffic will be advised to take westbound M-102 (Eight Mile Road) to southbound I-75, and back to westbound I-94. Westbound I-94 will remain open to Conner Avenue for local access. Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on I-75 to eastbound M-102, and back to eastbound I-94.

All ramps along eastbound and westbound I-94 will be closed between Conner Avenue and I-75. In addition, the following ramps will be closed and also will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, March 19:
     - Eastbound I-96 to eastbound I-94,
     - Northbound and southbound M-10 (Lodge Freeway) to eastbound I-94,
     - Northbound and southbound I-75 to eastbound I-94, and
     - All entrance ramps to westbound I-94 from Nine Mile Road to Chalmers Street.

All surface street ramps will begin closing at 7 p.m., freeway to freeway interchange ramps will begin closing at 9 p.m.   

Project map: https://goo.gl/eoUfV3.