MDOT closing I-275 Westland Rest Area for repair in Wayne County

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, CrossD2@michigan.gov
248-752-0336
Agency: Transportation

WHAT:
Due to vandalism and deteriorating building conditions, Westland Rest Area 912 will be closed temporarily for repairs, including the parking lots. 

WHEN:
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
2 p.m.                       

WHERE:
Northbound I-275 between US-12 (Michigan Avenue) and M-153 (Ford Road)
Canton

BACKGROUND:
Michigan currently operates 78 rest areas statewide (14 of which are also Welcome Centers), including the Westland Rest Area, which was built in 1977. The full extent of needed repairs has not been determined; however, it is anticipated the facility may reopen in May.

Project map: https://goo.gl/oQvF8U