Southbound US-24 (Telegraph Road) lane closures begin north of I-96 on Sept. 16

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Wayne

ROADWAY:
US-24 (Telegraph Road)

CLOSEST CITY:
Redford Township

SOUTHBOUND START DATE:
Monday, Sept. 16, 2019

PROJECT END DATE:
Fall 2019

TRAFFIC DETAILS:
The next phase of the US-24 (Telegraph Road) bridge project north of I-96 will begin Monday with lane closures on southbound US-24 from 5 Mile Road/Fenkell Avenue to I-96. Starting Monday, the two left lanes will be closed for bridge work over the Tarabusi Creek.

An upcoming three-week closure of southbound US-24 will be announced as soon as the dates are scheduled.

Lane closures continue on northbound US-24 north of I-96, including the service drive. Those are expected to reopen by the end of September.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2WTwHW1

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $1.8 million to perform bridge repairs on US-24 (Telegraph Road) over the Tarabusi Creek between I-96 and Five Mile Road/Fenkell Avenue. Work includes removing and replacing support beams, patching the driving surface, and other repairs. 

SAFETY BENEFIT:
This work will extend the life of the bridge, improve the safety of the roadway and ensure long-term use.