Changes coming this weekend to I-75 road and bridge repair project in Auburn Hills

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

Fast facts:
- The I-75 project in Auburn Hills involves repairing 21 bridges on I-75 between South Boulevard and Baldwin Road.
- Two lanes will be open in each direction during peak travel times on weekdays.
- All work on this $21 million investment will be completed in November.

June 5, 2019 -- Weather permitting, changes will take place this weekend on the I-75 road and bridge repair project in Auburn Hills.

Starting at 3 a.m. Saturday, June 8, the following ramps will close at the I-75/M-59 interchange in Auburn Hills:

Southbound I-75 ramp to eastbound M-59. Traffic will be detoured west on M-59, then southbound Opdyke Road back to eastbound M-59.

Westbound M-59 ramp to southbound I-75. Traffic will be detoured to southbound Opdyke Road, then to eastbound Square Lake Road back to southbound I-75.

Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, June 9, the following ramps also will close:

Northbound I-75 ramp to westbound M-59. Traffic will be detoured east on M-59, then northbound Squirrel Road back to westbound M-59.

Eastbound M-59 ramp to northbound I-75. Traffic will be detoured to northbound Opdyke Road, then eastbound University Drive back to northbound I-75.

These interchange ramps are expected to remain closed until the end of October as crews make repairs to the substructure of the interchange.

In addition to the ramp closures, southbound I-75 will be reduced to one lane from M-24 (Lapeer Road) to Square Lake Road starting at 3 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8. Northbound I-75 will be reduced to one lane starting at 3 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9. In combination with the ongoing I-75 modernization project, both directions of I-75 will have two lanes open between Baldwin and 12 Mile roads.    

The overall I-75 project includes repairing 21 bridges between South Boulevard and Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills. Included in the work is resurfacing both directions of I-75 between South Boulevard and Giddings Road. The road work includes repairing the ramps at the Chrysler Drive and M-24 (Lapeer Road) interchanges. All work on this $21 million investment is expected to be completed in November.   

Learn more about the I-75 road and bridge repairs in Oakland County at www.Michigan.gov/MDOTProjects. Up-to-date information on lane and ramp closures can be found by visiting www.Michigan.gov/Drive