Northbound and southbound I-75 closed for bridge demolition and road repair this weekend in Oakland County

Contact: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, 248-483-5107, MorosiR@Michigan.gov
Agency: Transportation

Fast facts:
- Bridge demolition and pavement repair work will require closing both directions of I-75 between I-696 and I-75 BL (Square Lake Road) this weekend in Oakland County.
- The closure will begin at 11 p.m. Friday and end by 5 a.m. Monday.
- The Dallas Avenue overpass will be demolished over the weekend.

September 18, 2019 -- Weather permitting, work on the I-75 modernization project in Oakland County continues this weekend. Scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, northbound and southbound I-75 will be closed between I-696 and I-75 Business Loop (BL) (Square Lake Road). Both directions of I-75 will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23. During the closure, northbound and southbound I-75 traffic will be detoured to M-1 (Woodward Avenue).        

Closing both directions of the freeway is necessary to allow crews to safely remove the Dallas Avenue overpass above I-75 and repair pavement on sections of the freeway between I-696 and Square Lake Road.