Westbound I-696 weekend closure in Oakland County from Dequindre Road to US-24

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, CrossD2@michigan.gov
248-483-5127
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Oakland

CLOSURE START DATE:
Friday, May 18, 2018
9 p.m.

CLOSURE END DATE:
Monday, May 21, 2018
5 a.m.

OVERALL PROJECT END DATE:
November 2018

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) began to "Restore the Reuther" at the end of April with the complete closure of westbound I-696 in Macomb County from I-94 to Dequindre Road through November.

This weekend will be the first I-696 closure in Oakland County, which has had only lane closures over nights for saw cutting and shoulder closures for drainage improvements.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2k3kPv3

TRAFFIC IMPACT:
Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, westbound I-696 will be closed from Dequindre Road to US-24 (Telegraph Road), along with all entrance ramps, until 5 a.m. Monday. The first entrance for westbound I-696 will be at US-24 (Telegraph Road).

Detour: westbound M-102 (8 Mile Road) to M-10 to US-24 (Telegraph Road) or westbound I-696, with access from I-94 in Macomb County and I-75 in Oakland County.

Eastbound I-696 remains open in Oakland and Macomb counties.

Go to www.MovingMacomb.org for project details, construction, schedules, lane closures, etc.